golden hamster

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Synonyms for golden hamster

small light-colored hamster often kept as a pet

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Effects of an Escherichia coli and Porpyhromonasgingivalis lipopolysaccharide on pregnancy outcome in the golden hamster.
The perifollicular capillaries of the present study corresponded to that seen in most mammalian thyroids that include the mouse (Ekholm and SjAlstrand 1957) rat (Wissig 1960) golden hamster (Lietz and BAlcker 1974).
donovani infection (77), the Syrian golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) establishes a good model for VL and provides a more synchronous infection in the liver and spleen that can develop into a chronic non-cure infection more similar to human VL (63,78,79).
Unlike the Golden hamster and other rodents, the feet of the Russian hamster are furred.
In a lively, first-person point of view, Freddy, a golden hamster with large cheek pouches and a short tail, narrates his experiences with evil profesor Dittrich.
To examine the possible relationship between L-BSE and sCJD, we evaluated a strain-typing strategy that relies on comparative transmission characteristics in the Syrian golden hamster and in a transgenic mouse line (TgOvPrP4) expressing ovine PrP (ARQ allele).
SUMMARY: The concentration of total protein measured by photocolorimetric methodology and reported as units per 100 mg of tissue decreased from the initial segment to the cauda epididymidis of the Golden hamster, being significant the numeric difference observed between these two regions.
A litter of the Syrian or golden hamster (Mesocricetus auretus) species was discovered in Syria by zoologist Israel Ayaharoni.
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.
All pet hamsters descend from a single wild golden hamster born in 1930.
Tiny Pee-Wee could be the world's smallest golden hamster and his owner has plans for him to to make it into the Guinness Book of Records.
I HAVE long considered the golden hamster to be one of the miracles of the animal world.
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.