dark-spotted frog

Summary

Alias: rana nigromaculata, pelophylax nigromaculata

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Experimental life history of Spirometra erinacei
    S H Lee
    Department of Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
    Kisaengchunghak Chapchi 28:161-73. 1990
  2. ncbi Adaptive significance of death feigning posture as a specialized inducible defence against gape-limited predators
    Atsushi Honma
    Laboratory of Insect Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1631-6. 2006
  3. ncbi First report of two Balantidium species from the Chinese giant salamander, Andrias davidianus: Balantidium sinensis Nie 1935 and Balantidium andianusis n. sp
    Ming Li
    Laboratory of Healthy Aquaculture, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 430072 Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 102:605-11. 2008
  4. ncbi Toxic effects of 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium bromide on the early embryonic development of the frog Rana nigromaculata
    Xiao Yu Li
    School of Life Science, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang 453007, China
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:552-6. 2009
  5. ncbi Phylogeography and demographic history of Chinese black-spotted frog populations (Pelophylax nigromaculata): evidence for independent refugia expansion and secondary contact
    Hua Zhang
    Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046, China
    BMC Evol Biol 8:21. 2008
  6. ncbi Effects of arginine vasotocin and vasopressin receptor antagonists on Na+ and Cl- transport in the isolated skin of two frog species, Hyla japonica and Rana nigromaculata
    Toshiki Yamada
    Department of Life and Environmental Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Toyama, 3190 Gofuku, Toyama 930 8555, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:63-9. 2008
  7. ncbi Low levels of lead exposure induce oxidative damage and DNA damage in the testes of the frog Rana nigromaculata
    Mei Zhen Wang
    College of Life and Environment Sciences, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310036, People s Republic of China
    Ecotoxicology 18:94-9. 2009
  8. ncbi [Field investigation of sparganosis in frogs in Huaxi area]
    Jia Zhi Mao
    South Distract Hospital of Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025, China
    Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 27:187-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Survey of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei spargana infection in the frog Rana nigromaculata of the Hunan Province of China
    W Liu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University, 1 Nongda Road, Furong District, Changsha, Hunan Province 410128, PR China
    Vet Parasitol 173:152-6. 2010
  10. ncbi The water-absorption region of ventral skin of several semiterrestrial and aquatic anuran amphibians identified by aquaporins
    Yuji Ogushi
    Integrated Bioscience Section, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 299:R1150-62. 2010

Scientific Experts

  • M Sumida
  • Xiao Yu Li
  • Atsushi Honma
  • Yasuo Harada
  • Yasuyuki Kondo
  • Jong Bum Kim
  • Inho Choi
  • Hisao Yoshikawa
  • Hua Zhang
  • Lei Cao
  • Yuji Ogushi
  • W Liu
  • Mei Zhen Wang
  • Jia Zhi Mao
  • Toshiki Yamada
  • Ming Li
  • Keiko Kashiwagi
  • Minoru Takase
  • Toshihisa Komori
  • Ayako Nakane
  • Miwako Hamagaki
  • Yoshihiro Tamamura
  • Toshihiro Miyazaki
  • Takeshi Moriishi
  • Tadahiro Iimura
  • Akira Yamaguchi
  • Megumi Sato
  • R Q Lin
  • Shigeyasu Tanaka
  • Y Liu
  • Reiko Okada
  • K Z Wang
  • G H Zhao
  • Z G Yuan
  • M Y Tan
  • Masakazu Suzuki
  • Stanley D Hillyard
  • Azumi Tsuzuki
  • D L Zeng
  • X Q Zhu
  • Hiroshi Mochida
  • Xiu Ying Jia
  • Ming Wen
  • Kai Gong Wang
  • Bi Jun Zhou
  • Minoru Uchiyama
  • Zemao Gu
  • Jinyong Zhang
  • Xiaoli Ke
  • Jianguo Wang
  • Yuji Sano
  • Kouhei Matsuda
  • Tomoko Nishio
  • Fei Ling
  • Kazuki Kawago
  • Xiaoning Gong
  • Tadashi Shinkai
  • Akihiko Kashiwagi
  • Eiji Kajii
  • Kazuyoshi Ukena
  • Kazuyoshi Tsutsui
  • J K Werner
  • T Kobayashi
  • H Iwasawa
  • K Asahina
  • S Adachi
  • N Sakai
  • Y Nagahama
  • S H Lee
  • S T Hong
  • J Y Chai
  • W M Sohn
  • J S We

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Experimental life history of Spirometra erinacei
    S H Lee
    Department of Parasitology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
    Kisaengchunghak Chapchi 28:161-73. 1990
    ..The cyclops were reared as the first intermediate host, and the tadpoles of Rana nigromaculata as the second intermediate host. ICR mice were used as another second host...
  2. ncbi Adaptive significance of death feigning posture as a specialized inducible defence against gape-limited predators
    Atsushi Honma
    Laboratory of Insect Ecology, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1631-6. 2006
    ..in the pygmy grasshopper Criotettix japonicus Haan was an inducible defence behaviour against the frog Rana nigromaculata, a sit-and-wait, gape-limited predator...
  3. ncbi First report of two Balantidium species from the Chinese giant salamander, Andrias davidianus: Balantidium sinensis Nie 1935 and Balantidium andianusis n. sp
    Ming Li
    Laboratory of Healthy Aquaculture, Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 430072 Wuhan, People s Republic of China
    Parasitol Res 102:605-11. 2008
    ..should be a new record because the type specimens were first discovered and named by Nie in 1935 from Rana nigromaculata and Rana plancyi...
  4. ncbi Toxic effects of 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium bromide on the early embryonic development of the frog Rana nigromaculata
    Xiao Yu Li
    School of Life Science, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang 453007, China
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 72:552-6. 2009
    ..effects of 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium bromide ([C8mim]Br) on the early embryonic development of the frog Rana nigromaculata were evaluated...
  5. ncbi Phylogeography and demographic history of Chinese black-spotted frog populations (Pelophylax nigromaculata): evidence for independent refugia expansion and secondary contact
    Hua Zhang
    Jiangsu Key Laboratory for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing 210046, China
    BMC Evol Biol 8:21. 2008
    ..The black-spotted frog (Pelophylax nigromaculata) is a widespread species in East Asia...
  6. ncbi Effects of arginine vasotocin and vasopressin receptor antagonists on Na+ and Cl- transport in the isolated skin of two frog species, Hyla japonica and Rana nigromaculata
    Toshiki Yamada
    Department of Life and Environmental Science, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Toyama, 3190 Gofuku, Toyama 930 8555, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 157:63-9. 2008
    ..investigated on transepithelial transport of ions in the abdominal skin of Hyla japonica and Rana nigromaculata by means of the Ussing chamber system...
  7. ncbi Low levels of lead exposure induce oxidative damage and DNA damage in the testes of the frog Rana nigromaculata
    Mei Zhen Wang
    College of Life and Environment Sciences, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, 310036, People s Republic of China
    Ecotoxicology 18:94-9. 2009
    ..chronic effects of low concentrations of lead (Pb) on oxidative damage and DNA damage in testes of the frog Rana nigromaculata. Sixty adult male frogs were randomly divided into six groups of ten...
  8. ncbi [Field investigation of sparganosis in frogs in Huaxi area]
    Jia Zhi Mao
    South Distract Hospital of Guizhou University, Guiyang 550025, China
    Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 27:187-8. 2009
    ..Results showed that the wild frogs were identified as Rana nigromaculata, and the infection rate was 16% (131/818) with an average intensity infection of 3...
  9. ncbi Survey of Spirometra erinaceieuropaei spargana infection in the frog Rana nigromaculata of the Hunan Province of China
    W Liu
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Hunan Agricultural University, 1 Nongda Road, Furong District, Changsha, Hunan Province 410128, PR China
    Vet Parasitol 173:152-6. 2010
    The prevalence of spargana infection in frogs (Rana nigromaculata) was investigated in China's central Hunan Province, from March 2007 to October 2009. 59 of 292 (20...
  10. ncbi The water-absorption region of ventral skin of several semiterrestrial and aquatic anuran amphibians identified by aquaporins
    Yuji Ogushi
    Integrated Bioscience Section, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shizuoka University, Shizuoka, Japan
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 299:R1150-62. 2010
    ..AQP-h2 was not detected in any skin regions of Rana catesbeiana, Rana japonica, or Rana nigromaculata. Hyla ventral skin-type AQP (AQP-h3), which is found in the ventral skin but not the bladder of H...
  11. ncbi The effects of reactive oxygen species on amphibian aging
    Keiko Kashiwagi
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 140:197-205. 2005
    ..activity and indexes of ROS damage were investigated biochemically using the livers of 3- and 10-year-old Rana nigromaculata frog males and females...
  12. ncbi Sequencing and analysis of the internal transcribed spacers (ITSs) and coding regions in the EcoR I fragment of the ribosomal DNA of the Japanese pond frog Rana nigromaculata
    Masayuki Sumida
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima 739 8526, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 79:105-18. 2004
    ..We obtained a genomic clone containing the rDNA precursor from the Japanese pond frog Rana nigromaculata and analyzed its nucleotide sequence...
  13. ncbi 17 alpha,20 alpha-Dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one is the naturally occurring spermiation-inducing hormone in the testis of a frog, Rana nigromaculata
    T Kobayashi
    Biological Institute, Faculty of Science, Niigata University, Japan
    Endocrinology 133:321-7. 1993
    ..Using an in vitro Rana nigromaculata spermiation bioassay, we have shown that gonadotropin initiates spermiation by inducing the synthesis of ..
  14. ncbi Blood parasites of amphibians from Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China
    J K Werner
    Department of Biology, Northern Michigan University, Marquette 49855
    J Parasitol 79:356-63. 1993
    ..Trypanosoma rotatorium (sensu Mayer, 1843) was found in Rana limnocharis and Rana nigromaculata. Trypanosoma chattoni and a T. rotatorium-like species were found in Bufo gargarizans...
  15. ncbi Complete nucleotide sequence and gene rearrangement of the mitochondrial genome of the Japanese pond frog Rana nigromaculata
    M Sumida
    Laboratory for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Genes Genet Syst 76:311-25. 2001
    ..study, we determined the complete nucleotide sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the Japanese pond frog Rana nigromaculata. The length of the sequence of the frog was 17,804 bp, though this was not absolute due to length variation ..
  16. ncbi Comparison of the morphology of the inner ear between newts and frogs in relation to their locomotory capability
    Yasuo Harada
    Hiroshima City Hospital Affairs, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 19:583-92. 2002
    ..between the inner ears of Japanese red-bellied newts (Cynops pyrrhogaster) and black-spotted pond frogs (Rana nigromaculata) were investigated...
  17. ncbi Developmental capacity and chromosome number in the offspring of artificially produced autotetraploids of Rana nigromaculata
    Yasuyuki Kondo
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 19:877-83. 2002
    A large number of autotetraploids of Rana nigromaculata were produced in order to assess their developmental capacity and chromosome number in their offspring...
  18. ncbi Expression and localization of cytochrome P450(11beta,aldo) mRNA in the frog brain
    Minoru Takase
    Institute for Amphibian Biology, Graduate School of Science, Hiroshima University, 739 8526, Higashi Hiroshima, Japan
    Brain Res 950:288-96. 2002
    ..Employing RT-PCR method using total RNA from the adult Rana nigromaculata brain, we isolated a 419-bp fragment of cDNA encoding cytochrome P450(11beta,aldo), which catalyzes the ..
  19. ncbi Morphometric relationships of take-off speed in anuran amphibians
    Inho Choi
    Department of Life Science, College of Liberal Art and Science, Yonsei University, Wonju, Gangwon do 222 710, Korea
    J Exp Zool A Comp Exp Biol 299:99-102. 2003
    ..anuran amphibians, we investigated take-off speed and the three morphological variables from seven species, Rana nigromaculata, R. rugosa, and Bombina orientalis, Eleuthrodectilus fitzingeri, E...
  20. ncbi Notes on a discrepancy in mitochondrial DNA and allozyme differentiation in a pond frog Rana nigromaculata
    Jong Bum Kim
    Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Kyoto University, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 21:39-42. 2004
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  21. ncbi A survey of Blastocystis infection in anuran and urodele amphibians
    Hisao Yoshikawa
    Department of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, Nara Women s University, Kitauoya Nishimachi, Nara 630 8506, Japan
    Vet Parasitol 122:91-102. 2004
    ..Eleven Blastocystis isolates (47.8%) were recovered from 23 Rana nigromaculata leopard frogs...
  22. ncbi Comparative morphology of the osteocyte lacunocanalicular system in various vertebrates
    Lei Cao
    Oral Pathology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8549, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 29:662-70. 2011
    ..zebrafish (Danio rerio)], three amphibians [African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis), black-spotted pond frog (Rana nigromaculata), and Japanese fire-bellied newt (Cynops pyrrhogaster)], two reptiles [four-toed tortoise (Testudo ..