Both the hyaluronan discovery and the protein synthesis fidelity discovery caused the prestigious journal Science to name the naked mole rat
"Vertebrate of the Year" for 2013.
According to the magazine, one paper explained how a ribosome in naked mole rats
"excels at producing error-free proteins," while the other focused on "a supersized version of a complex sugar that.
A statue saluting the contribution of the naked mole rat
to pioneering research may not go amiss in Liverpool in the future, should this particular avenue of investigation bear as much fruit as some obviously believe it may.
Cancer is the cause of death in nearly all laboratory mice that die naturally, but cancer has never been observed in a naked mole rat
He said that the experiments showed that when HMM-HA was removed from naked mole rat
cells, they became susceptible to tumors and lost their contact inhibition.
Led by Andrei Seluanov and Vera Gorbunova, researchers discovered naked mole rat
tissue contains a high concentration of high molecular weight hyaluronan (HMW-HA) and their study was (http://www.
LIVERPOOL scientists believe an unlikely member of the animal kingdom - the naked mole rat
- could hold the key in the battle against cancer.
A team from the University of Liverpool's Institute of Integrative Biology have successfully mapped the genome of the naked mole rat
It was a naked mole rat
toy," said Kristina, as if it was the most ordinary thing in the world.
FREUD: Is that a naked mole rat
in your pocket or .
players control Kim, Shego or Rufus the naked mole rat
as they traverse the globe to defeat enemies.
The biologists' focus on HMW-HA began after they noticed that a gooey substance in the naked mole rat
culture was clogging the vacuum pumps and tubing.
Naked mole rat
THIS sabre-toothed sausage is helping scientists in the fight against arthritis, pain, ageing and cancer.
It's as if, in the naked mole rat
, acid is acting like a local anesthetic," Lewin says.
Kim and Ron's pet Rufus, a naked mole rat
, must go undercover to rescue Wade and foil Drakken's fiendish plans before it's too late.