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Xenopus laevis stage series: stages 1 through 10

View stages: 1-10 | 10-22 | 23-46 | all Fate maps Movies Anatomical Ontology

Digitized images and developmental data from Nieuwkoop and Faber (1994) Normal Table of Xenopus laevis (Daudin). Garland Publishing Inc, New York ISBN 0-8153-1896-0.

Click on the small images to download larger versions (most are < 0.1 MB, 300 dpi jpg files, and TIFF files are also available).

Copyright © 1994 Pieter D. Nieuwkoop and J. Faber. Digital images created by Matt Cockerill and Peter Vize.

Stage 1 (egg), animal view

Stage 1 (egg), dorsal view

Stage 1 (egg), ventral view

Stage 2 (2-cell)

1 hr 30 min post-fert (pf) @ 23°C

Stage 2 (2-cell) ventral view

1 hr 30 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 3 (4-cell) animal view

2 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 3 (4-cell) dorso-lateral view

2 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 4 (8-cell) animal view

2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 4 (8-cell) dorso-lateral view

2 hr 15 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 5 (16-cell) animal view

2 hr 45 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 5 (16-cell) dorsal view

2 hr 45 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 6 (32-cell) animal view

3 hr @ 23°C

Stage 6.5 blastula, animal view

3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 6.5 blastula, dorsal view

3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 6.5 blastula, ventral view

3 hr 30 min pf @ 23°C

Stage 7 blastula, animal view

4 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 7 blastula, dorsal view

4 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 7 blastula, ventral view

4 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 8 blastula, animal view

5 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 8 blastula, dorsal view

5 hr pf @ 23°C

 

Stage 8 blastula, ventral view

5 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 9 blastula, vegetal view

7 hr pf @ 23°C

Stage 10 early gastrula, veg view

9 hr pf @ 23°C

 

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