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Spalax

A genus of blind, subterranean MOLE RATS, in the subfamily Spalacidae, family MURIDAE, used as a animal model in neurophysiology. There are at least… Expand
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
The blind mole rat (BMR), Spalax galili, is an excellent model for studying mammalian adaptation to life underground and medical… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BackgroundSubterranean blind mole rats (Spalax) are hypoxia tolerant (down to 3% O2), long lived (>20 years) rodents showing no… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The subterranean mole rat Spalax is an excellent model for studying adaptation of a mammal toward chronic environmental hypoxia… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The blind subterranean mole rat of the Spalax ehrenbergi superspecies is an excellent animal model for hypoxic tolerance. Unique… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi, occurs in Israel and vicinity as four clinally distributed chromosome forms which are probably… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The tumor suppressor gene p53 controls cellular response to a variety of stress conditions, including DNA damage and hypoxia… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mole rat (Spalax ehrenbergi) is a subterranean rodent whose adaptations to its fossorial life include an extremely reduced… Expand
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Retinal projections and visual thalamo‐cortical connections were studied in the subterranean mole rat, belonging to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The involvement of the Harderian gland, atrophied eyes, and melatonin in the perception of photoperiodic changes has been studied… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Four forms of mole rats with diploid numbers of chromosomes of S2, 54, 58, and 60, respectively, were found in Israel and the… Expand
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