African clawed frog

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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.
Immune defenses against Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, a fungus linked to global amphibian declines, in the South African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis.
African clawed frogs (Pipidae; Xenopus laevis) possess toxins (Daly et al.
For a fact sheet on the African clawed frog, visit: http://nationalzoo.
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.
The earliest published record of Bd is from a specimen of an African clawed frog in 1938 from South Africa.
reported a frog mycobacteriosis in an adult female, albino South African clawed frog (X.
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.
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