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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In the XX/XY sex-determining system, the Y-linked SRY genes of most mammals and the DMY/Dmrt1bY genes of the teleost fish medaka… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The development of neurogenic placodes in Xenopus laevis from the time of neural fold closure to larval stages is described… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Xenopus laevis possess a gene repertoire encoding two distinct classes of olfactory receptors: one class related to receptors of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To understand the evolution of duplicate genes, we compared rates of nucleotide substitution between 17 pairs of nonallelic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The body plan of Xenopus laevis can be respecified by briefly exposing early cleavage stage embryos to lithium. Such embryos… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
A family of peptides with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity has been isolated from the skin of the African clawed frog… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Membrane currents were investigated in Xenopus laevis oocytes under voltage clamp. Depolarizing pulses, given from a holding… (More)
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