CRISPR, A Molecular Technique, Moves Science Forward In Woods Hole

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By ANDREA F. CARTER, Falmouth Enterprise, Feb 3, 2017

There are close to 6,000 frogs in the National Xenopus Resource Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole.

The facility, funded by the National Institutes of Health, studies the freshwater African clawed frog and the western clawed frog, Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis, respectively. Shelves of plastic tanks containing the frogs line the walls. A separate room serves as a nursery for tadpoles as they develop a strong foothold toward adult life.

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