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Xenopus laevis Research Resource for Immunobiology


The University of Rochester is home to the world's most comprehensive resource specializing in the use of the amphibian Xenopus laevis for immunological research. Several genetically-defined inbred strains and clones are available for study. The facility also maintains and develops research tools such as transgenic animals, monoclonal antibodies, cell lines, DNA libraries and molecular probes. The resource includes a satellite facility devoted to study infectious diseases caused by iridovirus. The resource is funded by the National Institutes of Health.


University of Rochester Medical Center
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
601 Elwood Avenue
Rochester, NY
14642, USA

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Phone: 585-275-1722