This book is the culmination of an international collaboration of zoologists to describe the embryology of Xenopus, including the origins of the organ systems, with the purpose of promoting the use of Xenopus as a model amphibian for embryological study.
Table of Contents
1. General Introduction 2. The organization of the Normal Table project 3. Material 4. The taxonomic position and geographical distri-bution of the genus Xenopus 5. Some ecological data and methods of rearing of Xenopus laevis under laboratory conditions 6. The systematic description of the internal development of Xenopus laevis 7. External and internal stage criteria in the develo-pment of Xenopus laevis 8. A comparative table of Anuran Normal Tables 9. A bibliography of Anuran development (systemati-cally arranged) 10. Index