"Sciuridae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of the order Rodentia which contains 49 genera. Some of the more common genera are MARMOTA, which includes the marmot and woodchuck; Sciurus, the gray squirrel, S. carolinensis, and the fox squirrel, S. niger; Tamias, the eastern and western chipmunk; and Tamiasciurus, the red squirrel. The flying squirrels, except the scaly-tailed Anomaluridae, also belong to this family.
- Prairie Dogs
- Dog, Prairie
- Dogs, Prairie
- Prairie Dog
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sciuridae" by people in Profiles.
Integrating archaeology and ancient DNA analysis to address invasive species colonization in the Gulf of Alaska. Conserv Biol. 2017 10; 31(5):1163-1172.
Extensive use of torpor in 13-lined ground squirrels in the fall prior to cold exposure. J Comp Physiol B. 2010 Nov; 180(8):1165-72.
Conjunctival lymphoid follicles in new world rodents. Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2007 Sep; 290(9):1190-4.
State-dependent and state-independent effects of thyrotropin-releasing hormone on medial septum neuronal activity in the brain slices of waking and hibernating ground squirrels. Neuroscience. 1992 Oct; 50(4):857-66.
Disseminated staphylococcal infection in a colony of captive ground squirrels (Citellus lateralis). J Wildl Dis. 1981 Apr; 17(2):177-81.