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National Xenopus Resource (NXR)


Stock Center / Centre The National Xenopus Resource is located at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The MBL is an international center for research, education, and training in biology, biomedicine, and ecology. Housed in the MBLcs Loeb Laboratory, the National Xenopus Resource is a cornerstone of the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering. The National Xenopus Resource will provide a facility for breeding the animals, maintaining genetic stocks, providing stocks to researchers, developing new experimental tools and husbandry techniques, or meeting other needs of the Xenopus research community. X. laevis and X. tropicalis are expected to be available starting in 2011. Input from the Xenopus research community regarding what genetic lines should be raised, and priorities for advanced research courses is highly encouraged. Send feedback to

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Horb, Marko E (Faculty) Contact


National Xenopus Resource
Director: Marko Horb
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole, MA
02543, USA

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Phone: 508-289-7627