, Volume 39, Issue 7, pp 786–787 | Cite as

Cytogenetics ofXenopus laevis. I. G-banding pattern ofXenopus laevis chromosomes

  • K. Sekiya
  • H. Nakagawa
Short Communications Genetics, Developmental Biology, Aging


Although karyotype analyses by G-band staining have been used routinely in mammals, birds and reptiles, few have been reported in amphibia. We succeeded, however, in differential chromosome staining of some chromosomes of the African clawed toad,Xenopus laevis, by using the trypsin technique.


Trypsin Xenopus Laevis Karyotype Analysis Chromosome Staining Differential Chromosome 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Sekiya
    • 1
  • H. Nakagawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biology, Faculty of ScienceNiigata UniversityNiigataJapan

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