• Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus:
    Gene Discovery & Disease
    March 30 - April 12, 2022
    Application & Materials Deadline: January 31, 2022

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  • Microalgae injected into the frog circulatory system robustly produce oxygen on illumination. After hypoxic loss of brain function, photosynthetic oxygen rescues neural activity. Özugur et al. published in iScience.

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  • Call for Papers!

    Submit a manuscript to Development, Growth & Differentiation (Wiley),the official journal of the Japanese Society of Developmental Biologists

    For the special issue “Versatile utilities of amphibians: from molecular, cellular, and developmental biology to physiology”

    Special issue flyer (pdf).

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  • Pokrovsky et al. publish in PLoS Biology their study investigating the relationship between the propagation of epigenetic information (histone modification profiles) and the developmental cell proliferation during Xenopus embryogenesis.

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  • Getwan et al. publish in PNAS their work studying skeletal ciliopathies. A data mining-based in silico screen found ttc30a to be related to known skeletal ciliopathy genes. CRISPR/Cas9 targeting replicated limb malformations and renal cysts identical to the models of established disease genes.

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  • An upcoming book to be released by CRC Press.

    Edited by Abraham Fainsood and Sally A. Moody.

     

    Click here to view a PDF flier containing the table of contents. 

     

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  • Xenopus 1 welcomes Nasco frogs.

    Visit https://xenopus1.com/ for details.

    Travel grants for students interested in attending training courses available.

     

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  • a new registry connecting Scientists and Clinicians

    • Use your Xenopus expertise to help patients and clinicians
    • Boost the clinical significance of your Xenopus research
    • Share your genes of interest
    • Xenopus research is supported by ModelMatcher


    Visit ModelMatcher to register

    Click the link: https://www.modelmatcher.net

     

     

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  • The latest release of Xenbase includes the ability to search for Phenotypes.

     

    Click here to go to the Phenotype search page.

     

    Click here to find details on executing a Phenotype search.

     

    Click here to find details on the Xenopus Phenotype Ontology (XPO).

     

     

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  • - available to BLAST

    - view on JBrowse

     

    99.86% of the genome mapped to chromosomes
    ~4500 new and refined models, 18% not present in trop v9.1

     

    Click here to view the release document.

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  • The 2020 Xenopus Community White Paper is now available!

    PIs: Please reference the White Paper in your NIH grant proposals and contact your program officers.

    Download the 2020 Xenopus White Paper:

    Word Document

    PDF

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  • Cell & Developmental Biology of Xenopus:
    Gene Discovery & Disease
    March 30 - April 12, 2022
    Application & Materials Deadline: January 31, 2022

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  • Share 83% human disease genes
  • Ease of genomic manipulation
  • Large eggs and embryos with rapid external development
  • Ease of housing
  • Produce hardy eggs year-round
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