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Housing and Husbandry of Xenopus for Oocyte Production

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Despite their importance as a research model, particularly in developmental toxicology investigations, there are few established standards for maintaining Xenopus spp. frogs in the laboratory. The authors review the literature on handling, housing, nutrition, and breeding of Xenopus spp. for optimal oocyte production.

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Schultz, T., Dawson, D. Housing and Husbandry of Xenopus for Oocyte Production. Lab Anim 32, 34–39 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/laban0203-34

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