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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… 
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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… 
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… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
2005
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… 
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… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
Retinal projections and visual thalamo‐cortical connections were studied in the subterranean mole rat, belonging to the… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
  • E. Nevo
  • Science
  • 1969
  • Corpus ID: 45821606
Mating behavior of the subterranean mole rat, Spalax ehrenbergi, consists of three distinct stages-agonistic, courtship, and…