African clawed frog


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  • noun

Synonyms for African clawed frog

a tongueless frog native to Africa

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Population structure of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) in maize-growing areas with atrazine application versus non-maize-growing areas in South Africa.
Effects of cadmium, estradio1-17[beta] and their interaction on gonadal condition and metamorphosis of male and female African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis.
African clawed frogs (Pipidae; Xenopus laevis) possess toxins (Daly et al.
Though the experiments were performed on a common laboratory frog, the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis), field studies indicate that atrazine, a potent endocrine disruptor, similarly affects frogs in the wild, and could possibly be one of the causes of amphibian declines around the globe, Hayes said.
reported a frog mycobacteriosis in an adult female, albino South African clawed frog (X.
Originally derived from skin secretions of the African clawed frog, pexiganan is a member of the class of peptide antibiotics called magainins, only the second new class of antibiotics to be developed within the past twenty years.
The earliest published record of Bd is from a specimen of an African clawed frog in 1938 from South Africa.
Vitellogenin induction by xenobiotic estrogens in the red-eared slider turtle and African clawed frog.
In sub-Saharan Africa, several African clawed frog species have interbred so successfully that at least seven new species with distinct genetic makeup have been created.
Response varied by species, but for some, such as the western toad and the African clawed frog, individuals spent more time near the divider, and their neighbor's compartment, than in the other sectors of their domain.
Assessing chronic toxicity of bisphenol A to larvae of the African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) in a flow-through exposure system.
who oversaw laboratory tests using African clawed frog (Xenopus) embryos.
Howdeshell is working to develop a model of the African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, to shed light on gene regulation by thyroid hormone in human processes including brain development.
However, Harland and others now use the South African clawed frog, Xenopus, and know more exactly the timing of this induction.
The Chinese say it's the year of the rabbit, but for medicine and biology it may be the year of the African clawed frog.
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