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A Rapid Test for Pregnancy on Xenopus lævis

Nature volume 133, page 762 (19 May 1934) | Download Citation

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IN a recent communication Bellerby (1933)1 has shown that injection of acid or alkaline extracts of bovine anterior lobe of the pituitary gland into female South African clawed toads (Xenopus Iœvis) produces extrusion of ova through the cloaca within 18 hours.

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  1. Department of Physiology, University of Cape Town. April 12.

    • H. A. SHAPIRO
    •  & H. ZWARENSTEIN

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