"Mole Rats" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Any of several burrowing rodents of the families MURIDAE and Bathyergidae, found in eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. They have short limbs, small eyes with permanently closed lids, and no tail. Three genera SPALAX (Muridae), Heterocephalus (Bathyergidae) and Cryptomys (Bathyergidae) are used frequently as experimental animals in biomedical research. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed)
- Mole Rats
- Mole Rat
- Rat, Mole
- Rats, Mole
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mole Rats" by people in Profiles.
Oxidative stress in vascular senescence: lessons from successfully aging species. Front Biosci. 2008 May 01; 13:5056-70.
Vascular aging in the longest-living rodent, the naked mole rat. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Aug; 293(2):H919-27.
Comparison of endothelial function, O2-* and H2O2 production, and vascular oxidative stress resistance between the longest-living rodent, the naked mole rat, and mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Dec; 291(6):H2698-704.