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Guinea pig

Guinea pig --> cavia porcellus

a rodent with a very short tail that is not visible externally; native to south America, where it is raised for food; used widely as a laboratory animal in bacteriologic, pathologic, and pharmacologic research.

Synonym: Cavy.

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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... Rhesus macaque, mouse, guinea pig, Vero cells -------------------------------------- Vander-Linden CL. Gene-Specific Ebola ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Sperm Immunity of Womens

... part of the body. This has been demonstrated in experiments using rats by Lansteiner (1899) and Metchinikoff (1900),[11][12] mice [13] and guinea pigs.[14] The likely reason for this is that sperm first mature at puberty, after immune tolerance is established, therefore the body recognizes ...

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by ankitaalive
Wed Nov 28, 2012 6:28 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sperm Immunity of Womens
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ID on this bug?

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/3425/dsc0627b.jpg ID on this bug, found in Coastal Papua New Guinea?

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by Nautilus
Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:32 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: ID on this bug?
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Views: 2758

Need help with genetics test review

... F2 classes? Test the goodness of fit between the data and your hypothesis using χ2. Q3:In any breeding program (i.e. for cattle, horses, dogs guinea pigs), which is more easily eliminated from a population; a trait expressed by a completely dominant allele, or a trait expressed by a completely ...

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by orangeblood
Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:27 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Need help with genetics test review
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Sex-linked vs autosomal??

... which is recessive, and having only the recessive copies will make the guinea pig albino. The female parents had two copies (one on each X chromosome) (X^a,X^a) while the ...

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by Eous
Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Sex-linked vs autosomal??
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