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XB-ART-32532
J Embryol Exp Morphol April 1, 1976; 35 (2): 261-6.

Adult haemoglobin in developmentally retarded tadpoles of Xenopus laevis.

MaClean N , Turner S .


Abstract
Tadpoles of Xenopus laevis reared in water containing 0-01% propylthiouracil continue to grow but fail to develop or metamorphose. The haemoglobin of such tadpoles has been extracted in buffer, converted to a cyanmet form, and run on polyacrylamide gels. The developmentally retarded tadpoles are found to possess adult-type haemoglobin rather than the tadpole type which normally characterizes their developmental stage.

PubMed ID: 939939
Article link: J Embryol Exp Morphol


Species referenced: Xenopus laevis
Genes referenced: hba1