Amphibians, with Special Reference to Xenopus

Richard Tinsley*

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals
Subtitle of host publicationEighth Edition
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages741-760
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405175234
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2010

Keywords

  • Amphibians - occupying curious place in biologists' perceptions
  • Amphibians, exceptional amongst vertebratesin using skin as respiratory surface
  • Amphibians, having evolved from fish ancestors - in late Devonian period6. amphibians - advantages in laboratory investigation
  • Amphibians, with ectothermic body temperature - dependent on external environment
  • Amphibians, with special reference to Xenopus
  • Husbandry of anuran from aquatic environment, Xenopus
  • Husbandry of anurans from mesic environments, Rana spp
  • Reproduction and rearing of tadpoles
  • Semi-natural conditions - for small-scale maintenance of Xenopus species

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