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Obtaining Eggs from Xenopus laevis Females

doi: 10.3791/890 Published: August 20, 2008

Summary

The eggs of Xenopus laevis intact, lysed, and/or fractionated are useful for a wide variety of experiments. This protocol shows how to induce egg laying, collect and dejelly the eggs, and sort the eggs to remove any damaged eggs.

Abstract

The eggs of Xenopus laevis intact, lysed, and/or fractionated are useful for a wide variety of experiments. This protocol shows how to induce egg laying, collect and dejelly the eggs, and sort the eggs to remove any damaged eggs.

Protocol

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The complete text protocol for this experimental approach is available in Current Protocols in Cell Biology.

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The authors have nothing to disclose.

Obtaining Eggs from Xenopus laevis Females
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Cross, M. K., Powers, M. Obtaining Eggs from Xenopus laevis Females. J. Vis. Exp. (18), e890, doi:10.3791/890 (2008).More

Cross, M. K., Powers, M. Obtaining Eggs from Xenopus laevis Females. J. Vis. Exp. (18), e890, doi:10.3791/890 (2008).

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