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  • Xenbase Release 3.5

    • Updated FTP landing page for data downloads
    • Release of new feature ORFeome v1.0
    • Migration of NCBI E-utilities from SOAP to REST
    • laevis-only genes now display on gene pages
    • Latest XAO update added
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  • Xenopus laevis genome v9.1 released

    The Xenopus laevis genome v9.1 is available at chromosome scale.

    It can be accessed via BLAST or by selecting the 9.1 version within GBrowse.

    ...or click here to go directly.

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  • 16th International Xenopus Conference

    Save the date!

    The biennial gathering of Xenopus biomedical researchers:

    Aug. 28th - Sept. 1st, 2016

    Orthodox Academy of Crete, Chania

    Click here to go to the meeting website.

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  • NIH launches new initiative to study the basis of human birth defects

    There are some important funding opportunities at the NIH in which the utility of Xenopus for research in human congenital disorders is ideal.

    RFA-HD-16-009 now released.

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  • Xenopus Advances Human Disease Modelling

    Recent studies using Xenopus further understanding of human diseases.

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  • Xenopus models for Human eye diseases

    Recent studies in Xenopus on eye development genes phenocopy human clinical pathologies.

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  • Xenbase Spring Newsletter 2015

    • Xenopus ORFeome v1.0
    • Outbred X. laevis Genome
    • Updated Genome Browser Tracks
    • Data Downloads
    • X. laevis Chromosome Nomenclature
    • Newly Nominated National Academy Members
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  • Epigenome reference map track hub

    Coming Soon!

    Over 50 genome browser tracks soon to be released for the Xenopus tropicalis v7.1 and v8.0 assemblies. These ChIP-sequencing tracks cover eight histone modifications, RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) and the enhancer-binding protein p300 during Xenopus tropicalis development from blastula to larval stages.

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  • 2014 Xenopus White Paper

    Representatives of the research community have released the 2014 Xenopus White Paper summarizing strategic resource development.
     

    Download 2014 Xenopus White Paper

     

     

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  • Xenbase Release 3.5

    • Updated FTP landing page for data downloads
    • Release of new feature ORFeome v1.0
    • Migration of NCBI E-utilities from SOAP to REST
    • laevis-only genes now display on gene pages
    • Latest XAO update added
    Read More...
BLASTBLAST Xenopus

BLAST X. tropicalis and X. laevis nucleotide and protein sequences, ESTs clusters, and genomes.

Sequences
X. laevis genomes
X. tropicalis genomes

genome_browserGenome Browsers

Browse the genome using the Xenbase genome browsers.

X. laevis genomes X. tropicalis genomes
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gene_expressionGene Expression

Search gene expression patterns by anatomy and developmental stage.

anatomy_and_developmentAnatomy & Development

View anatomy and developmental stage information and resources.

reagents_and_protocolsReagents & Protocols

Browse Xenopus reagents, ABs, MOs, protocols, and suppliers.

literatureLiterature

Search for research papers and books about Xenopus.

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JB Karpinka, JD Fortriede, KA Burns, C James-Zorn, VG Ponferrada, J Lee, K Karimi, AM Zorn, PD Vize (2015), Xenbase, the Xenopus model organism database; new virtualized system, data types and genomes, Nucleic Acids Research, 43(D1): D756-D763.
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