axolotl

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axolotl

(ak′sŏ-lot″ĕl) [Nahuatl āxōlōtl]
A Mexican salamander, Ambystoma mexicanum, studied in experimental medicine because of its ability to regenerate severed nerves.

axolotl

the larval stage of the aquatic American salamander Amblystoma. It is capable of breeding in the larval form so demonstrating a phenomenon known as NEOTONY.
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Algunas de las especies estudiadas en este trabajo son endemicas de Mexico, incluyendo Rheohyla miotympanum, Ambystoma mexicanum, Hyla eximia, Charadrahyla taeniopus y Lithobates spectabilis (IUCN, 2017); documentamos el primer informe de los hallazgos de Bd en C.
En el lago Xochimilco, los ajolotes (Ambystoma mexicanum) muestreados en el CIBAC en los tanques con agua del lago tuvieron alta prevalencia de Bd, lo que confirma que el hongo quitrido esta presente en las vias fluviales de Xochimilco.
Ambystoma mexicanum) y renacuajos (segun el primer CART, Fig.
Tanaka, "Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) limb and tail amputation," Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, vol.
Organophosphorus pesticides effect on early stages of the axolotl Ambystoma mexicanum (Amphibia: Caudata).
An introduction to the Mexican Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum).
Spermatogenesis in the Mexican axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum. Journal of Experimental Zoology 227:255-263.
4:20 AN ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL TOXICITY IN EMBRYONIC AND LARVAL AXOLOTL (AMBYSTOMA MEXICANUM), Kenneth C.
Currently the Amphibian Growth Project has been exploring the effects of the pesticide atrazine on the model salamander Ambystoma mexicanum, the Axolotl (Putta et al., 2004).