agouti


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agile long-legged rabbit-sized rodent of Central America and South America and the West Indies

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Los marcadores fenotipicos Extension y Agouti fueron los de mayor frecuencia en las poblaciones de caballos domesticos en Valencia, Colombia, posiblemente favorecidos por seleccion artificial, debido a temperamento y astucia, respectivamente.
The 8818G allele of the agouti signaling protein (ASIP) gene is ancestral and is associated with darker skin color in African Americans.
When compared to other rodent suborders, the hystricomorphs such as the agouti show a long period of gestation (Weir, 1974).
Red-rumped agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) home range use in an Amazonian forest: implications for the aggregated distribution of forest trees.
The natural history of the Central American agouti (Dasyprocta punctata).
Las caracteristicas de las superficies articulares observadas entre el radio y la ulna, sumados al amplio espacio interoseo, dan margen para que los movimientos de supinacion y pronacion sean posibles, como sucede en otros roedores como Agouti paca (7) y Cuniculus paca (14).
To do otherwise would be to cut off one's head like Agouti did.
An agouti mouse can grow up fat and sick or lean and healthy.
Across: 1/27 Wind power 4 Topography 9 Okavango 10 Agouti 11 Oran 12 Indri 13 Nice 15 Sarong 17/29 Volcanic ash 19 Porthole 23 Aims 25 Kerry 26 Pope 28 Savoie 30 Shallows 31 Whale shark 32 Sark Down: 2 Iskur 3 Devonport 4 Tenzing 5 Plovdiv 6 Glacial 7 Acorn 8/22A Hot spring 14 Cairn 16 Atoll 18 Acropolis 20 Orkneys 21 Eurasia 22 Skyjack 24 Shoal
For example, a gene called Agouti has been used extensively as a model to study the effects of environmental (i.
The role of this gene, called agouti, in camouflage was first discovered by Linnen, Hoekstra and colleagues in 2009, and it is responsible for changes in pigmentation in the coats of many animals.
twin studies), rats, cats (X-inactivation), and agouti mice.
However, supplementing pregnant Agouti mothers' diets with nutrients (including folate, B12, and other nutrients--not coincidentally, those included in human prenatal vitamins) leads to suppression of the Agouti gene through methylation, and resulting offspring show normal weight and disease risk and a brown coat color.
Actualmente, la Comision Internacional de Nomenclatura Zoologica la incluyo dentro del genero Cuniculus acunado por Brisson en 1762, quien la determino primero de acuerdo con el Principio de Prioridad, pasando el Agouti a ser un sinonimo 12, 39, 43 (Tabla 1).
Mediante la misma tecnica se ha obtenido semen en mamiferos roedores de menor tamano como agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) (20) y el pecari de collar rojo (Tayassu tajacu) (19).