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camel

the common name for a member of the mammalian family Camelidae that also includes dromedaries and llamas. They are even-toed UNGULATES and the RUMEN of the stomach has numerous pouches and diverticulae which are capable of storing large amounts of water.
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To the best of our knowledge this is the first report that deals with the predicted protein structure of OGG1 and its functional motifs and binding sites from Arabian camel.
Shaikh Mohammad and the tribesmen discussed the racing festival, which has attracted some of the best Arabian camels from across the UAE and GCC countries.
They found that viruses from infected humans and Arabian camels from the same geographical region have nearly identical RNA sequences.
As with SARS-CoV, it is expected that MERS-CoV might be transmitted to humans by an intermediate animal host, and neutralizing antibodies against MERS-CoV have been found in Arabian camels originating from Oman, Spain, and Egypt (8,9).
The Arabian camel also has long eyelashes to keeps and out of its eyes.
Guillaume Charloux, of the CNRS Orient & Mediterranee joint research unit, who surveyed the site during this period, said that "these findings, in a sector that remains virtually unexplored, are truly unique." The three rocky outcrops making up what is now known as "Camel Site", located 8km north of Sakaka, exhibit low- and high-relief realistic representations of at least 11 dromedaries (an Arabian camel) and two donkeys or mules.
Taken together, this is the first report on the promoter region of the HSPA6 gene from Arabian camel which will enhance our understanding of how such regulatory cis-elements are engaged in regulating the gene expression.
The domesticated Arabian camel is the most important animal in the Arabian Peninsula where Saudi camels comprise 16% of the animal biomass (Al-Swailem et al., 2010), as it represents the main source of meat, and has high cultural and economic value.
A collaborative research team from the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and China's BGI has for the first time mapped the full genome of Arabian camel.
A Bactrian or (Asian camel) has two humps and a Dromedary (Arabian camel) has one.
"The only survivors were Dalal, the elephant, who although alive had severe injuries, buffaloes, one Arabian camel and two bears," the director confirmed.
A domesticated Arabian camel, the 'ship of the desert', meets the Argentinian ambassador to relive the social and cultural heritage of the UAE.