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cuniculus

 [ku-nik´u-lus] (pl. cuni´culi) (L.)
1. a tunnel.
2. a burrow in the skin made by the itch mite, Sarcoptes scabiei.

cu·nic·u·lus

, pl.

cu·nic·u·li

(kyū-nik'yū-lŭs, -lī),
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]

cuniculus

/cu·nic·u·lus/ (ku-nik´u-lus) pl. cuni´culi   [L.]
1. a tunnel.
2. a burrow in the skin made by the itch mite.

cu·nic·u·lus

(kū-nik'yū-lŭs)
The burrow of the scabies mite in the epidermis.
[L. a rabbit; an underground passage]

cuniculus

pl. cuniculi [L.] a burrow in the skin made by the mange mite, Sarcoptes scabiei.
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cuniculus was retrieved from NCBI protein database and analyzed using protein BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool) [17] available on the NCBI website (http://www.
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Herein, we report the results of a comparative genomic analyses of the [beta]-globin gene in 11 different taxa; nine eutherian [Homo sapiens (human), Macaca mulatta (rhesus monkey), Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee), Rattus norvegicus (mouse), Mus musculus (rat), Canis familiaris (dog), Bos taurus (cow), Equus caballus (horse), Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)], one dinosaurian (avian) Gallus gallus (chicken) and a neopterygii (marine) Danio rerio (fish), describing fundamental similarities and differences among taxa to enable better evolutionary understanding of functional [beta]-globin gene (Fig.
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Es importante resaltar, tambien, la presencia de pequenos mamiferos como Oryctolagus cuniculus cuyo grado de representacion varia en funcion del nivel, siendo mas abundante en los niveles IV, XV y XVII.
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