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short-tailed Old World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches

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Observation for lipid metabolism in Syrian golden hamsters
Except for the normal control, Syrian golden hamsters were feed by high-fat and high-cholesterol (HFHC) diet (10% lard, 10% egg yolk powder and 1% cholesterol) for 4 weeks to induce hyperlipidemic animals (Kong et al.
Comparison of T-cell responses in self-limiting versus progressive visceral Leishmania donovani infections in golden hamsters.
Testing of drugs for antileishmanial activity in golden hamsters infected with Leishmania donovani.
They stock all five of the most widely kept breeds in captivity: the Dwarf Campbells Russian, Dwarf Winter White Russian, Chinese, the Robrovski and of course the most popular, the Syrian or golden hamster.
27) described persistent WNV infection in golden hamsters, which shed WNV in urine for up to 247 days p.
However, mosquito-infective viremia levels do occur in some mammals such as the golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus), in which WNV serum titers can exceed [10.
Male Golden Hamsters are not too bad but females come into season every four nights.
To facilitate transmission from a viremic vertebrate, viruses were adapted by serial passage through Syrian golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus), following the model of Tesh et al.
Most of the millions of pet golden hamsters available in the world today are descended from one female and her 12 young, dug up by Glasgow-based zoologist, lecturer Edward Hindle in 1934 from a tunnel in a field near Aleppo in Syria.
Hemagglutination inhibition, complement fixation, and plaque reduction neutralization antibody responses of naive adult golden hamsters that survived West Nile virus infection (a, b) HI antibody CF antibody titer WNV titer WNV WNV PRN anti- Animal no.
Golden hamsters fight furiously if they are introduced when the female is not ready for mating.
The hamsters used in our studies were adult (70 g to 100 g) female Syrian golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) (Harlan Sprague Dawley, Indianapolis, IN).
But since the 1930s, at least 20 million people have owned or bred golden hamsters.
Relation between infective and pathogenic activity for golden hamsters.