Color Atlas of Xenopus laevis Histology by Allan F. WiechmannColor Atlas of Xenopus laevis Histology by Allan F. Wiechmann

Color Atlas of Xenopus laevis Histology

byAllan F. Wiechmann, Celeste R. Wirsig-Wiechmann

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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The Color Atlas of "Xenopus laevis" Histology provides the first central source on the microscopic anatomy of cells, tissues, and major organs of the adult South African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis. For many years, X. laevis has been a highly popular experimental animal model in many areas of research. The recent development of transgenic Xenopus technology offers the promise that this animal model will be utilized more than ever before. The purpose of this book is to provide the active researcher with a central source of high quality light microscopic color images of the tissues of X. laevis, to aid in the identification of the cells and tissues of interest.

Major features of this atlas include:

*277 large, colorful, high resolution light microscopic images of cells, structures, tissues and organs;
*Clear, detailed labeling of important structures in all images;
*Concise, easy-to-read descriptions of histological organization and functions;
*Colorful three-dimensional illustrations that simplify complex structure;
*Detailed presentation of cranial structures and organization;
*Easy-to-use cross-referenced index;
*Bundled CD/ROM containing all images for easy downloading.

Title:Color Atlas of Xenopus laevis HistologyFormat:PaperbackPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1461348765

ISBN - 13:9781461348764

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Basic Tissues. Epithelial Tissue. Connective Tissue. Muscular Tissue. Nervous Tissue. 2. Cardiovascular System. Blood Vessels. Heart. 3. Lymphatic Organs. Diffuse Lymphoid Tissue. Lymph Node. Spleen. 4. Digestive Organs. Stomach. Small Intestine. Colon. Liver. Gall Bladder. Pancreas. 5. Respiratory System. Nasal Cavity. Trachea. Lungs. 6. Urinary System. Kidney. Ureter. Urinary Bladder. 7. Endocrine Organs. Pituitary Gland. Pineal Gland. Thyroid Gland. Adrenal (Interrenal) Gland. 8. Reproductive Organs. Ovary. Oviduct. Testes. 9. Integument. Epidermis. Dermis. Glands. Lateral Line Organ. 10. Cranial Structures. Overview of Cranial Structures. Oral Cavity. Epiglottis. Esophagus. Nasal Cavity. Brain. Middle and Inner Ear. Eye and Associated Structures. Index.