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Manipulating Embryos Experimentally

Timetables - allows the experimentalist to track the developmental stage of embryos over time for particular ambient temperatures.

De-Jelly - protocol for removing the jelly coats of embryos

Fixation - protocols for fixing embryos subsequence analysis

Haploids - protocol for generating haploid embryos using UV light

Gynogenesis - a method to convert haploid Xenopus embryos to diploid embryos. It can be used for "instant inreeding."

Gamma-Ray mutagenesis - protocols for mutating sperm

Microinjection - protocols for preparing embryos for microinjection

Morpholino Oligos - antisense technology for knockdown of gene function.

Transgenics - methods for generating transgenic embryos