In vivo magnetic resonance microscopy of differentiation in Xenopus laevis embryos from the first cleavage onwards.

@article{Lee2007InVM,
  title={In vivo magnetic resonance microscopy of differentiation in Xenopus laevis embryos from the first cleavage onwards.},
  author={Seung-Cheol Lee and Daniel Mietchen and Jee-Hyun Cho and Young-Sok Kim and Cheolsun Kim and Kwan Soo Hong and Chulhyun Lee and Dongmin Kang and Won-Jae Lee and Chaejoon Cheong},
  journal={Differentiation; research in biological diversity},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={
          84-92
        }
}
Differentiation inside a developing embryo can be observed by a variety of optical methods but hardly so in opaque organisms. Embryos of the frog Xenopus laevis--a popular model system--belong to the latter category and, for this reason, are predominantly being investigated by means of physical sectioning. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a noninvasive method independent of the optical opaqueness of the object. Starting out from clinical diagnostics, the technique has now developed into a… 
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