Norway rat

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The Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) is one of the most important commonensal pest rodent species in various types of the indoor environments of the world (Aplin et al.
A mixed methods approach to exploring the relationship between Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) abundance and features of the urban environment in an inner-city neighborhood of Vancouver, Canada.
Prevalence of Capillaria hepatica in Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Croatia.
Variations in the diet of introduced Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) inferred using stable isotope analysis.
Norway rats prefer fresh food over garbage, but they'll make do with what's available.
Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Perfluorooctanes on Open Field Tests in the Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus).
Most rodents prefer fields to human habitats, but the opposite is true of three species uniquely adapted to living around humans: the house mouse, the roof rat and the Norway rat.
After two years of intensive efforts by an international consortium of researchers, the Brown Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) joins the human and the mouse as the third mammalian genomic sequence to be completed.
Most rodents prefer fields and woods to human habitats, but the opposite is true of three notorious species uniquely adapted to living around humans: the house mouse; the black, or roof, rat; and the Norway rat.
So researchers selected the Brown Norway rat for the development of a model because the immunological reactivity of this strain closely resembles that segment of the human population that's sensitive to the development of allergies.
They are more common in the Valley than the Norway rat, their larger urban counterpart that tends to burrow rather than climb.
The Norway rat or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a case in point.
The exceptions are the old world rats and mice: the housemouse, Mus musculus, and the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus.
In addition, the Brown Norway rat model is being improved to characterize the allergenicity of food proteins and modified foods.
muris in laboratory mice (Mus musculus) and a feral Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) and G.