Essays Tagged: "Xenopus"

Extrinsic Factors in Xenopus Laevis Development

ogens, whether deleterious chemicals or physical environmental factors, on embryonic development of Xenopus Laevis. Xenopus Laevis is a South African clawed frog, containing many features that make it ... containing many features that make it widely used as a model organism in developmental biology. In Xenopus embryos, the maternal contribution to early embryogenesis is considerable (Kay & Peng, 1 ...

(8 pages) 1044 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Laboratory 2: Understanding fertilization and early development in the South African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)

Laboratory 2: Understanding fertilization and early development in the South African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)IntroductionSimilar to sea urchins, amphibian early development has been studied to a ... ns, amphibian early development has been studied to a great extent. Amphibians, especially the frog Xenopus, were the first vertebrates to serve as models of development because these organisms use th ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays