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Xenopus Staging Landmarks Table

View below the Xenopus staging landmarks table.

Described are the developmental processes occuring during embryonic development, the corresponding Nieuwkoop and Faber staging numbers and stage names, as well as external and internal physical changes that typify each developmental stage.

Key molecular markers of gene expression are included and to which specific tissue in which they are expressed.

Please refer to these resources:

- the Zahn drawings of Xenopus development
- the complete Xenopus laevis stage series drawings
- photos of Xenopus embryos
- Xenopus development time/temperature charts

to further visualize the embryology and timing accompanying this staging table.


Last Updated: 2019-09-01