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… (More)
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2014
2014
The blind mole rat (BMR), Spalax galili, is an excellent model for studying mammalian adaptation to life underground and medical… (More)
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2013
2013
Subterranean blind mole rats (Spalax) are hypoxia tolerant (down to 3% O2), long lived (>20 years) rodents showing no clear signs… (More)
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2004
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2004
The tumor suppressor gene p53 controls cellular response to a variety of stress conditions, including DNA damage and hypoxia… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The mole rat (Spalax ehrenbergi) is a subterranean rodent whose adaptations to its fossorial life include an extremely reduced… (More)
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1999
1999
Spalax ehrenbergi has evolved adaptations that allow it to survive and carry out normal activities in a highly hypoxic… (More)
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1994
1994
Spalax ehrenbergi is a subterranean rodent possessing extremely degenerated eyes but a distinguishable dorsal lateral geniculate… (More)
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1993
Review
1993
Retinal projections and visual thalamo-cortical connections were studied in the subterranean mole rat, belonging to the… (More)
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1988
1988
Subterranean mole rats of the Spalax ehrenbergi superspecies in Israel have a distinctly developed vocal repertoire, presumably… (More)
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1986
1986
The adaptive value of sound signal characteristics for transmission in the underground tunnel ecotope was tested using tunnels of… (More)
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1976
1976
The ultrastructure of pinealocytes of the mole-rat (Spalax ehrenbergi), a blind subterranean mammal living in complete darkness… (More)
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