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Xenopus laevis

Known as: Clawed Frog, X. laevis, common platanna 
A species of South African aquatic frog of the genus Xenopus. It is up to 12 cm long with a flattened head and body but no tongue. Its name derives… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
The efficient activation of dinitrogen for the production of ammonia plays a crucial role in our modern society, considering the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
To explore the origins and consequences of tetraploidy in the African clawed frog, we sequenced the Xenopus laevis genome and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Frog Genome The African clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis is the first amphibian to have its genome sequenced. Hellsten et al. (p… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Heart induction in Xenopus occurs in paired regions of the dorsoanterior mesoderm in response to signals from the Spemann… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The loss of chromosomal integrity from DNA double-strand breaks introduced into mammalian cells by ionizing radiation results in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Raising xenopus in the laboratory, M. Wu and J. Gerhart genetics of xenopus laevis, J.D. Graf and H.R. Kobel experimentally… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
  • M. Zasloff
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1987
  • Corpus ID: 30357098
A family of peptides with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity has been isolated from the skin of the African clawed frog… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The complete sequence of the 17,553-nucleotide Xenopus laevis mitochondrial genome has been determined. A comparison of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
We have examined the regulation of maturation-promoting factor (MPF) activity in the mitotic and meiotic cell cycles of Xenopus… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
  • R. Miledi
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London…
  • 1982
  • Corpus ID: 2149307
Membrane currents were investigated in Xenopus laevis oocytes under voltage clamp. Depolarizing pulses, given from a holding… Expand
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