X. tropicalis Web Sites
There are a number of websites that are useful resources for X. tropicalis biology.
Genome @JGI - The X. tropicalis genome is being sequenced by the Joint Genome Institute (JGI)
Metazome - Clusters of orthologous genes as well as synteny
Sanger ESTs - The Sanger Institute/Wellcome Trust has generated a large number of X. tropicalis ESTs
Geneservice - distributes the EST clones sequenced by the Sanger/Wellcome.
Full Length ESTs - a database of X. tropicalis ESTs that has been clustered and analyzed for full length clones
Xenopus Gene Collection - The NIH is generating full length sequences of X. tropicalis cDNAs
Linkage Map - the group at U. of Houston are compiling a microsatellite map and have protocols for amplifying microsatellites to detect polymorphisms
CHORI BAC - The Children's Hospital of Oakland (CHORI) is distributing the X. tropicalis BAC libraries.
WashU mapping - The Washington University Genome Sequencing Center is end sequencing X. tropicalis BAC libraries and fingerprinting BACs to generate a physical map of the genome.
NIBB XDB - a library of in situ hybridizations of X. laevis/tropicalis genes.
Axeldb - a library of in situ hybridizations of X. laevis/tropicalis genes.
Tropicalis computational resource - an assortment of tools for analyzing X. tropicalis sequence.
Xenopus@NIH - the NIH has identified Xenopus as an important non-mammalian model system.
Xenbase - the source of Xenopus information.