Resource Center:

Hiroshima University

Amphibian Research Center (Japan)

  1. 箇条書き項目About This Site

  2. This is the website of the "National BioResource Project (NBRP) on the Tropical Clawed Frog (Xenopus tropicalis)." NBRP is supported by the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED).

  3. This site provides tadpoles, embryos, frogs, and DNA/RNA of X. tropicalis for research purposes as well as information to conduct studies by utilizing these bioresources.

  1. 箇条書き項目The resources now available

  1. 箇条書き項目Resources provided by us can be used as...

  2. Research materials at research institutions including universities

  3. Corporate research and development

  4. Materials for training at educational institutes such as high schools and universities

  1. Released on 11.20.2018

  2. The shipping cost of bio-resources is now included in each resource fee and paid to the courier by the resource center. Previously, users had to pay the shipping cost to the deliverer, at the time of delivery. The new prices can be shown in the Price List page.

  1. Released on 11.16.2018

  2. An albino line, Xtr.tyrtm1Szk has been added to our living-resource list. Animals of this line are now available through this site. Please contact the person in charge of living-resources for further information (Contact Information).

An albino frog

of the Xtr.tyrtm1Szk line

  1. Released on 4.2.2019

  2. The new content “You can do it for 100,000 yen!? How to make a breeding system” has been released. Please visit the article page by clicking on “Rearing” in the left side bar.

  1. The page Non-Living Resources includes the web links to EST clones that had been distributed by NBRP.

  1. 箇条書き項目Reminder to Users: Please specify the resource provider  in your research papers.

  2. Please be sure to specify the resource provider as "Xenopus tropicalis was provided by Hiroshima University Amphibian Research Center through National BioResource Project (NBRP) of AMED under Grant Number JP20km0210085." when publishing research papers using resources provided by us. That user requirement is stated in the material transfer agreement.

  3. Click "How to Acknowledge" in the left side bar for details.

  1. Released on 3.19.2019

  2. The web site has been renewed and moved here and renewed (the old site here). We invite your comments through a questionnaire found on the special site (sorry, only in Japanese). You don’t have to answer every question. Please feel free to visit the site and participate.

  1. Released on 8.2.2019

  2. [Application Deadline: August 23 (Fri)] Participate in the NBRP X. tropicalis Technical Workshop. For details, please refer to the article “Technical Workshop Information” in the Web Forum (in Japanese).

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  1. 箇条書き項目News!!

Non-living Resources

  1. X. tropicalis cDNA clones

  2. X. tropicalis Genomic DNAs

  3. X. tropicalis total RNAs

Living Resources

  1. X. tropicalis inbred wild type strains

  2. X. tropicalis mutant lines

  3. X. tropicalis transgenic lines

  4. X. tropicalis F1 hybrids of inbred strains

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  1. Released on 12.16.2019

  2. [Application Deadline: February 3 (Mon)] Participate in the 2020.3.3-5 NBRP X. tropicalis Technical Workshop. For details, please refer to the Special Site (in Japanese).