Naked Mole Rat

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A virtually hairless and partially poikilothermic rodent—whimsically known as a sabre-toothed sausage—which is native to the horn of Africa. Naked mole rats are the most interactive of all vertebrates, and have a social structure similar to bees and other eusocial organisms
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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.
Early studies show the naked mole rat may be able to produce cells with anti-tumour capabilities.
Dr Joao Pedro Magalhaes, from the Institute of Integrative Biology, said: "The naked mole rat has fascinated scientists for many years, but it was not until a few years ago we discovered it could live for such a long period of time.
The two scientists found that naked mole rat cells stop growing when the cells start to crowd each other.
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.
Little bigger than an ordinary mouse - which normally lives for around four years - the naked mole rat buries itself away in its desert burrows for up to an astonishing three decades, with scientists reckoning it can produce cells bearing anti-tumour capabilities.
It was a naked mole rat toy," said Kristina, as if it was the most ordinary thing in the world.
They begin with topics about "doing science," including several papers on ethics and examples of how they apply, on the mechanics of behavior, including several articles about how we think animals think about numbers, emotions, and sexuality, on how animal behavior evolves, as expressed in domestication and changes in building their homes, and on the adaptive nature of reproductive and social behaviors in such subjects as siblicide, the evolution of jealousy, and the altruistic behaviors of naked mole rats.
FREUD: Is that a naked mole rat in your pocket or .
Because of my research into the molecular mechanisms of aging and cancer, I maintain the second largest colony of naked mole rats in the world.
Washington, August 1 ( ANI ): Researchers have discovered the secret behind the naked mole rat staying cancer free.