rodentia

Summary

Summary: A mammalian order which consists of 29 families and many genera.

Top Publications

  1. Fabre P, Hautier L, Dimitrov D, Douzery E. A glimpse on the pattern of rodent diversification: a phylogenetic approach. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:88 pubmed publisher
    ..patterns of organisms, no synthesis has addressed the case of the most diversified mammalian clade: the Rodentia. Here we present a rodent maximum likelihood phylogeny inferred from a molecular supermatrix...
  2. Wang B, Chen J. Scatter-hoarding rodents prefer slightly astringent food. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26424 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, the two partners appear to have reached an evolutionary point where both parties receive adequate benefits, with the year-to-year outcome being dependent on a wide range of factors beyond the control of either partner. ..
  3. Mihalca A, Dumitrache M, Sándor A, Magdaş C, Oltean M, Györke A, et al. Tick parasites of rodents in Romania: host preferences, community structure and geographical distribution. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:266 pubmed publisher
    ..Micromammal-tick associations have been poorly studied in Romania, and our manuscript shows the results of a large scale study on tick infestation epidemiology in rodents from Romania...
  4. Fuehrer H, Baumann T, Riedl J, Treiber M, Igel P, Swoboda P, et al. Endoparasites of rodents from the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Southeastern Bangladesh. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2012;124 Suppl 3:27-30 pubmed publisher
    ..n = 2) and Trichuris sp. (n = 1)-and acanthocephalans (Moniliformis moniliformis; n = 2). Several of the examined parasites are of zoonotic importance via direct or indirect transmission (e.g. C. hepatica) and may affect humans...
  5. Derbali M, Chelbi I, Cherni S, Barhoumi W, Boujaâma A, Raban R, et al. [Laboratory and field evaluation of an imidacloprid treated rodent oral bait for a systemic control of Phlebotomus papatasi Scopoli, 1786 (Dipetra: Psychodidae)]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2013;106:54-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Shaw's gerbil Meriones shawi Duvernoy, 1842 (Rodentia, Gerbillidae) were treated with imidacloprid-treated bait (0.05%)...
  6. Wu S, Wu W, Zhang F, Ye J, Ni X, Sun J, et al. Molecular and paleontological evidence for a post-Cretaceous origin of rodents. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e46445 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, most molecular studies place the origin and initial diversification of crown-Rodentia deep in the Cretaceous, although some molecular analyses have recovered estimated divergence times that are more ..
  7. Silaghi C, Woll D, Hamel D, Pfister K, Mahling M, Pfeffer M. Babesia spp. and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in questing ticks, ticks parasitizing rodents and the parasitized rodents--analyzing the host-pathogen-vector interface in a metropolitan area. Parasit Vectors. 2012;5:191 pubmed publisher
    ..and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in restored areas in both questing and host-attached Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus and their small mammalian hosts...
  8. Fuehrer H, Igel P, Auer H. Capillaria hepatica in man--an overview of hepatic capillariosis and spurious infections. Parasitol Res. 2011;109:969-79 pubmed publisher
  9. Sallam H, Seiffert E, Simons E. Craniodental morphology and systematics of a new family of hystricognathous rodents (Gaudeamuridae) from the late eocene and early oligocene of Egypt. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16525 pubmed publisher

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  1. Boudrissa A, Cherif K, Kherrachi I, Benbetka S, Bouiba L, Boubidi S, et al. [Spread of Leishmania major to the north of Algeria]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2012;105:30-5 pubmed publisher
    ..major from the arid zones towards the semi arid areas, particularly in the Soummam valley. Climate changes and desertification observed in the steppe area northern Sahara could play a role in the extension of the disease...
  2. Becerra F, Vassallo A, Echeverría A, Casinos A. Scaling and adaptations of incisors and cheek teeth in caviomorph rodents (Rodentia, Hystricognathi). J Morphol. 2012;273:1150-62 pubmed publisher
  3. Abrahao J, Silva Fernandes A, Lima L, Campos R, Guedes M, Cota M, et al. Vaccinia virus infection in monkeys, Brazilian Amazon. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:976-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Amplicons from 6 monkey samples were sequenced. These amplicons identified vaccinia virus genetically similar to strains from bovine vaccinia outbreaks in Brazil...
  4. Eler E, da Silva M, Silva C, Feldberg E. Comparative cytogenetics of spiny rats of the genus Proechimys (Rodentia, Echimyidae) from the Amazon region. Genet Mol Res. 2012;11:830-46 pubmed publisher
    ..longicaudatus. Moreover, we suggest that species of Proechimys with 2n = 38 chromosomes are restricted to east of the Negro River and north of the Amazon River. We also revised the published chromosome data available for Proechimys...
  5. Toumi A, Chlif S, Bettaieb J, Ben Alaya N, Boukthir A, Ahmadi Z, et al. Temporal dynamics and impact of climate factors on the incidence of zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis in central Tunisia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6:e1633 pubmed publisher
    ..Like other vector-borne diseases, the incidence of ZCL displayed by humans varies with environmental and climate factors. However, so far no study has addressed the temporal dynamics or the impact of climate factors on the ZCL risk...
  6. Upham N, Patterson B. Diversification and biogeography of the Neotropical caviomorph lineage Octodontoidea (Rodentia: Hystricognathi). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2012;63:417-29 pubmed publisher
    ..We recommend formal synonymy of Myocastoridae with Echimyidae but defer a similar treatment of Capromyidae until additional hutia taxa and sequences can be analyzed...
  7. Truppel J, Reifur L, Montiani Ferreira F, Lange R, de Castro Vilani R, Gennari S, et al. Toxoplasma gondii in Capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) antibodies and DNA detected by IFAT and PCR. Parasitol Res. 2010;107:141-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings show a high percentage of infection with T. gondii in asymptomatic capybaras. Based on those data, we hypothesize that the consumption of raw or undercooked capybara meat could be a source of infection for humans...
  8. Ryou J, Lee H, Yoo Y, Noh Y, Yun S, Kim S, et al. Prevalence of hantavirus infection in wild rodents from five provinces in Korea, 2007. J Wildl Dis. 2011;47:427-32 pubmed
    ..This first systemic survey of monthly antibody prevalence in hantavirus hosts in wide regions in Korea could provide useful information for other researchers studying environmental and ecological factors affecting HFRS...
  9. Sosa Bibiano E, Van Wynsberghe N, Canto Lara S, Andrade Narvaez F. Preliminary study towards a novel experimental model to study localized cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2012;54:165-9 pubmed
    ..These results resembled clinical and histological features caused by L. (L.) mexicana in humans, and support the possibility to employ P. yucatanicus as a novel experimental model to study LCL caused by this parasite...
  10. Bouchard C, Beauchamp G, Nguon S, Trudel L, Milord F, Lindsay L, et al. Associations between Ixodes scapularis ticks and small mammal hosts in a newly endemic zone in southeastern Canada: implications for Borrelia burgdorferi transmission. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2011;2:183-90 pubmed publisher
    ..However, our study also suggested that habitats containing a diverse host structure may dilute transmission cycles by partitioning of nymphal and larval ticks on different host species...
  11. Perez J, Brescia F, Becam J, Mauron C, Goarant C. Rodent abundance dynamics and leptospirosis carriage in an area of hyper-endemicity in New Caledonia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011;5:e1361 pubmed publisher
    ..A better knowledge of how rodent populations and their Leptospira prevalence respond to seasonal and meteorological fluctuations might help implement relevant control measures...
  12. Jaouadi K, Haouas N, Chaara D, Gorcii M, Chargui N, Augot D, et al. First detection of Leishmania killicki (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) in Ctenodactylus gundi (Rodentia, Ctenodactylidae), a possible reservoir of human cutaneous leishmaniasis in Tunisia. Parasit Vectors. 2011;4:159 pubmed publisher
    ..Nevertheless, neither vector nor reservoirs of this parasite are known. The identification of the vector and the animal reservoir host of L. killicki is critical for the establishment of an efficient control strategy...
  13. Muradian V, Ferreira L, Lopes E, Esmerini P, Pena H, Soares R, et al. A survey of Neospora caninum and Toxoplasma gondii infection in urban rodents from Brazil. J Parasitol. 2012;98:128-34 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, the surveys of N. caninum and T. gondii infection in Rattus rattus , Rattus norvegicus , and Mus musculus captured in urban areas of São Paulo reveal a striking low frequency of occurrence of these infections...
  14. Ogden N, Bouchard C, Kurtenbach K, Margos G, Lindsay L, Trudel L, et al. Active and passive surveillance and phylogenetic analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi elucidate the process of Lyme disease risk emergence in Canada. Environ Health Perspect. 2010;118:909-14 pubmed publisher
    ..Northward expansion of the tick Ixodes scapularis is driving Lyme disease (LD) emergence in Canada. Information on mechanisms involved is needed to enhance surveillance and identify where LD risk is emerging...
  15. Tiller R, Gee J, Frace M, Taylor T, Setubal J, Hoffmaster A, et al. Characterization of novel Brucella strains originating from wild native rodent species in North Queensland, Australia. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:5837-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings strongly suggest that this group of Brucella strains isolated from wild Australian rodents defines a new species in the Brucella genus...
  16. Yun S, Kim S, Ju Y, Han M, Jeong Y, Ryou J. First complete genomic characterization of two tick-borne encephalitis virus isolates obtained from wild rodents in South Korea. Virus Genes. 2011;42:307-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The results provide insight into the genetics of TBEV strains to understand the molecular epidemiology, genetic diversity, and evolution of TBEV...
  17. Robertson C, Nelson T, Stephen C. Spatial epidemiology of suspected clinical leptospirosis in Sri Lanka. Epidemiol Infect. 2012;140:731-43 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of rainfall in the outbreak remains to be investigated, although analysis here suggests a more complex relationship than simple correlation...
  18. Vivanco P, Rol M, Madrid J. Temperature cycles trigger nocturnalism in the diurnal homeotherm Octodon degus. Chronobiol Int. 2010;27:517-34 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, HLT(a) cycles acted by masking, confining wheel-running activity to the cooler phase under DD conditions, with the naïve group being more sensitive than the experienced one...
  19. Gómez Montoto L, Magaña C, Tourmente M, Martin Coello J, Crespo C, Luque Larena J, et al. Sperm competition, sperm numbers and sperm quality in muroid rodents. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e18173 pubmed publisher
  20. Romanenko S, Perelman P, Trifonov V, Graphodatsky A. Chromosomal evolution in Rodentia. Heredity (Edinb). 2012;108:4-16 pubmed publisher
    b>Rodentia is the most species-rich mammalian order and includes several important laboratory model species...
  21. Horn S, Durka W, Wolf R, Ermala A, Stubbe A, Stubbe M, et al. Mitochondrial genomes reveal slow rates of molecular evolution and the timing of speciation in beavers (Castor), one of the largest rodent species. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e14622 pubmed publisher
    ..The implementation of a relaxed molecular clock enabled us to estimate mitochondrial substitution rates and to evaluate the effect of life history traits on it...
  22. Bolzoni L, Rosa R, Cagnacci F, Rizzoli A. Effect of deer density on tick infestation of rodents and the hazard of tick-borne encephalitis. II: population and infection models. Int J Parasitol. 2012;42:373-81 pubmed publisher
    ..As a consequence, using simply the number of ticks per rodent as a predictor of TBE transmission potential could be misleading if competent hosts share habitats with incompetent hosts...
  23. Poling A, WEETJENS B, Cox C, Mgode G, Jubitana M, Kazwala R, et al. Using giant African pouched rats to detect tuberculosis in human sputum samples: 2009 findings. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010;83:1308-10 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that the rats may be useful for TB detection in developing countries, although further research is needed...
  24. Fink S, Fischer M, Excoffier L, Heckel G. Genomic scans support repetitive continental colonization events during the rapid radiation of voles (Rodentia: Microtus): the utility of AFLPs versus mitochondrial and nuclear sequence markers. Syst Biol. 2010;59:548-72 pubmed publisher
    ..More generally, this study supports the suitability of AFLPs as an alternative to sequence markers to resolve the evolutionary history of rapidly radiating taxa...
  25. Schleich C, Vielma A, Glösmann M, Palacios A, Peichl L. Retinal photoreceptors of two subterranean tuco-tuco species (Rodentia, Ctenomys): morphology, topography, and spectral sensitivity. J Comp Neurol. 2010;518:4001-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Avoiding predators and selecting food during the brief aboveground excursions may have exerted pressure to retain robust cone-based vision in Ctenomys. UV tuning of the S cone pigment is shared with a number of other hystricomorphs...
  26. Ivanova S, Herbreteau V, Blasdell K, Chaval Y, Buchy P, Guillard B, et al. Leptospira and rodents in Cambodia: environmental determinants of infection. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012;86:1032-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Rodents (Rattus exulans) and shrews (Suncus murinus) inhabiting households showed significantly low levels of infections, whereas rodents living in and near to forests (shrubby wasteland, orchards) showed high levels of infection...
  27. Ruang Areerate T, Jeamwattanalert P, Rodkvamtook W, Richards A, Sunyakumthorn P, Gaywee J. Genotype diversity and distribution of Orientia tsutsugamushi causing scrub typhus in Thailand. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:2584-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, these new genotypes should be considered for future scrub typhus assay and vaccine development...
  28. Galan M, Guivier E, Caraux G, Charbonnel N, Cosson J. A 454 multiplex sequencing method for rapid and reliable genotyping of highly polymorphic genes in large-scale studies. BMC Genomics. 2010;11:296 pubmed publisher
    ..This pilot study proposes a new application for the 454 GS FLX platform, allowing the individual genotyping of thousands of samples in one run. A probabilistic model has been developed to demonstrate the reliability of this method...
  29. Rakotoarisoa J, Raheriarisena M, Goodman S. Phylogeny and species boundaries of the endemic species complex, Eliurus antsingy and E. carletoni (Rodentia: Muroidea: Nesomyidae), in Madagascar using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;57:11-22 pubmed publisher
    ..carletoni. The demonstrated monophyly of both E. antsingy and E. carletoni contributes to the amounting evidence for a biogeographic link between the north and western regions of the island...
  30. Franke J, Fritzsch J, Tomaso H, Straube E, Dorn W, Hildebrandt A. Coexistence of pathogens in host-seeking and feeding ticks within a single natural habitat in Central Germany. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6829-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that birds not only are important reservoirs for several pathogens but also act as vehicles for infected ticks and might therefore play a key role in the dispersal of tick-borne diseases...
  31. Sanger G, Holbrook J, Andrews P. The translational value of rodent gastrointestinal functions: a cautionary tale. Trends Pharmacol Sci. 2011;32:402-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Motilin illustrates a need for caution when translating animal functions to humans. Nevertheless, motilin receptor agonists are under development as gastroprokinetic drugs...
  32. Kovalskaya Y, Aniskin V, Bogomolov P, Surov A, Tikhonov I, Tikhonova G, et al. Karyotype reorganisation in the subtilis group of birch mice (Rodentia, Dipodidae, Sicista): unexpected taxonomic diversity within a limited distribution. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2011;132:271-88 pubmed publisher
    ..It is thought that this occurred at the last glacial maximum (18,000-14,000 years B.P.), and that the process of isolation has been exacerbated by increasing human activity in the region in modern times...
  33. Morick D, Krasnov B, Khokhlova I, Shenbrot G, Kosoy M, Harrus S. Bartonella genotypes in fleas (insecta: siphonaptera) collected from rodents in the negev desert, Israel. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6864-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Another 2 flea pools contained gltA fragments that were closely related to B. henselae (98% similarity). The high sequence similarities to the zoonotic pathogen B. henselae warrant further investigation...
  34. Tannenbaum L, Lee R. Correlational sperm motility analysis: wild rodent progressive sperm motility as a potentially improved reproduction-assessment parameter in mammals. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol. 2011;60:173-81 pubmed publisher
  35. Cox P, Fagan M, Rayfield E, Jeffery N. Finite element modelling of squirrel, guinea pig and rat skulls: using geometric morphometrics to assess sensitivity. J Anat. 2011;219:696-709 pubmed publisher
  36. Wei L, Qian Q, Wang Z, Glass G, Song S, Zhang W, et al. Using geographic information system-based ecologic niche models to forecast the risk of hantavirus infection in Shandong Province, China. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011;84:497-503 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings have the applications for targeting control and prevention efforts...
  37. Tomotani B, Flores D, Tachinardi P, Paliza J, Oda G, Valentinuzzi V. Field and laboratory studies provide insights into the meaning of day-time activity in a subterranean rodent (Ctenomys aff. knighti), the tuco-tuco. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e37918 pubmed publisher
  38. Zhu H, Xue Z, Qiu W, Zeng Z, Dai J, Ma C, et al. Age-related intraneuronal accumulation of αII-spectrin breakdown product SBDP120 in the human cerebrum is enhanced in Alzheimer's disease. Exp Gerontol. 2015;69:43-52 pubmed publisher
    ..These results confirm an age-related intraneuronal SBDP120 accumulation in the human cerebrum that is enhanced in AD. This neuronal change appears to occur independent of amyloid deposition, tau pathology and overt neuronal death. ..
  39. Gürtler R, Cardinal M. Reservoir host competence and the role of domestic and commensal hosts in the transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi. Acta Trop. 2015;151:32-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Keeping dogs, cats and rodents out of human sleeping quarters and reducing their exposure to triatomine bugs are predicted to strongly reduce transmission risks. ..
  40. Krishna S, Omer S, Golledge J. Evaluation of the clinical relevance and limitations of current pre-clinical models of peripheral artery disease. Clin Sci (Lond). 2016;130:127-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients, however, most commonly present with chronic ischaemia suggesting that more representative models are needed to evaluate therapeutic modalities that can be potentially translated to clinical practice. ..
  41. Tang J, Ning R, Zeng B, Li Y. Molecular Evolution of PTEN Pseudogenes in Mammals. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0167851 pubmed publisher
    ..PTENps in NMR may function as competitive endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) to regulate their counterpart genes by competing for common MicroRNAs, which may be one of the interpretations for the cancer resistance in NMR. ..
  42. Lok S, Paton T, Wang Z, Kaur G, Walker S, Yuen R, et al. De Novo Genome and Transcriptome Assembly of the Canadian Beaver (Castor canadensis). G3 (Bethesda). 2017;7:755-773 pubmed publisher
    ..The study provides insights for genome assembly and an important genomics resource for Castoridae and rodent evolutionary biology. ..
  43. Turan N, Miller B, Heider R, Nadeem M, Sayeed I, Stein D, et al. Neurobehavioral testing in subarachnoid hemorrhage: A review of methods and current findings in rodents. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2017;37:3461-3474 pubmed publisher
  44. Huh S, Siripuram R, Lee R, Turkin V, O Neill D, Hamm T, et al. PICs in motoneurons do not scale with the size of the animal: a possible mechanism for faster speed of muscle contraction in smaller species. J Neurophysiol. 2017;118:93-102 pubmed publisher
    ..Firing rates in the mouse were much higher, in large part due to relatively larger persistent inward currents. These differences likely reflect adaptations for controlling much faster muscle fibers in mouse than cat. ..
  45. Holmes G. Effect of Seizures on the Developing Brain and Cognition. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2016;23:120-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This increased understanding of the pathophysiological basis of seizure-induced cognitive deficits should allow investigators to develop novel targets for therapeutic interventions. ..
  46. Andrews J, Newell K, Matosin N, Huang X, Fernandez Enright F. Alterations of p75 neurotrophin receptor and Myelin transcription factor 1 in the hippocampus of perinatal phencyclidine treated rats. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2015;63:91-7 pubmed publisher
  47. Gonçalves J, Martins J, Baptista S, Ambrósio A, Silva A. Effects of drugs of abuse on the central neuropeptide Y system. Addict Biol. 2016;21:755-65 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, manipulation of the NPY system seems to be a potential target to counteract neural alterations, addiction-related behaviors and cognitive deficits induced by these drugs. ..
  48. Le H, Ford K, Khojasteh S, Fan P. Elucidation of the mechanism of ribose conjugation in a pyrazole-containing compound in rodent liver. Xenobiotica. 2013;43:236-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Three amino acid residues in the active site preferentially interact with the sulfur atom in the thiazole of PT. 5. In summary, PT forms direct AD-C in hepatocytes, which is further hydrolyzed by phosphatase to give ribose conjugates. ..
  49. Zamoto Niikura A, Morikawa S, Hanaki K, Holman P, Ishihara C. Ixodes persulcatus Ticks as Vectors for the Babesia microti U.S. Lineage in Japan. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016;82:6624-6632 pubmed
    ..S. lineage life cycle in Japan and, presumably, northeastern Eurasia. This report will be important for public health, especially since infection may occur through transfusion, and also to researchers in the field of parasitology. ..
  50. McGinn M, Pahng A. Pathophysiology of affective disorders: functional interaction of stress hormones and hippocampal excitation. J Neurophysiol. 2017;117:477-479 pubmed publisher
    ..We discuss the importance of this new finding in the broader context of medication development for major depressive disorder. ..
  51. Johnson P, Federici L, Fitz S, Renger J, Shireman B, Winrow C, et al. OREXIN 1 AND 2 RECEPTOR INVOLVEMENT IN CO2 -INDUCED PANIC-ASSOCIATED BEHAVIOR AND AUTONOMIC RESPONSES. Depress Anxiety. 2015;32:671-83 pubmed publisher
    ..SORA1s may represent a novel method of treating anxiety disorders, with no apparent sedative effects that were present with a benzodiazepine. ..
  52. Witkin J, Mitchell S, Wafford K, Carter G, Gilmour G, Li J, et al. Comparative Effects of LY3020371, a Potent and Selective Metabotropic Glutamate (mGlu) 2/3 Receptor Antagonist, and Ketamine, a Noncompetitive N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor Antagonist in Rodents: Evidence Supporting the Use of mGlu2/3 Antagonists, fo. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2017;361:68-86 pubmed publisher
    ..LY3020371 and LY3027788 represent molecules that are ready for clinical tests of this hypothesis. ..
  53. Raven F, Van der Zee E, Meerlo P, Havekes R. The role of sleep in regulating structural plasticity and synaptic strength: Implications for memory and cognitive function. Sleep Med Rev. 2018;39:3-11 pubmed publisher
    ..A better understanding of the role that sleep plays in regulating structural plasticity may ultimately lead to novel therapeutic approaches for brain disorders that are accompanied by sleep disturbances and sleep loss. ..
  54. Li H, Jiang J, Tang F, Sun Y, Li Z, Zhang W, et al. Wide distribution and genetic diversity of "Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis" in rodents from China. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:1024-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analyses based on the partial groEL and nearly entire 16S rRNA gene sequences of the agent revealed genetic diversity, which was correlated with its geographic origins...
  55. Jacob A, Busby E, Levy A, Komm N, Clark C. Expanding the Entamoeba Universe: New Hosts Yield Novel Ribosomal Lineages. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2016;63:69-78 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, examination of microbiome data from a number of host animals suggests that substantial Entamoeba diversity remains to be uncovered. ..
  56. Loria Cervera E, Andrade Narvaez F. Animal models for the study of leishmaniasis immunology. Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo. 2014;56:1-11 pubmed publisher
  57. Bouchard C, Beauchamp G, Leighton P, Lindsay R, Bélanger D, Ogden N. Does high biodiversity reduce the risk of Lyme disease invasion?. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:195 pubmed publisher
    ..g. Peromyscus spp. mice for the agent of Lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi) is reduced by the presence of other less efficient host species. If so, then increasing biodiversity should inhibit pathogen and parasite invasion...
  58. Wang L, Rouleau D, Beaumont E. Most effective adjuvant treatments after surgery in peripheral nerve laceration: Systematic review of the literature on rodent models. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2013;31:253-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Animal studies, comparing treatments administered within the same experimental protocol, are needed to truly assess efficiency and to provide solid recommendations for future clinical investigation...
  59. Makarikov A, Tkach V. Two new species of Hymenolepis (Cestoda: Hymenolepididae) from Spalacidae and Muridae (Rodentia) from eastern Palearctic. Acta Parasitol. 2013;58:37-49 pubmed publisher
    ..Differential criteria of species of Hymenolepis (sensu stricto) are also discussed...
  60. Goodman G, Girling S, Pizzi R, Meredith A, Rosell F, Campbell Palmer R. Establishment of a health surveillance program for reintroduction of the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) into Scotland. J Wildl Dis. 2012;48:971-8 pubmed publisher
  61. Schaer J, Perkins S, Decher J, Leendertz F, Fahr J, Weber N, et al. High diversity of West African bat malaria parasites and a tight link with rodent Plasmodium taxa. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:17415-9 pubmed publisher
  62. Xiao H, Lin X, Gao L, Huang C, Tian H, Li N, et al. Ecology and geography of hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in Changsha, China. BMC Infect Dis. 2013;13:305 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study is to predict the distribution of HFRS and identify the risk factors and relationship between HFRS occurrence and rodent hosts, combining ecological modeling with the Markov chain Monte Carlo approach...
  63. Lopes C, Ximenes S, Gava A, de Freitas T. The role of chromosomal rearrangements and geographical barriers in the divergence of lineages in a South American subterranean rodent (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae: Ctenomys minutus). Heredity (Edinb). 2013;111:293-305 pubmed publisher
    ..However, chromosomal variations have no or very little role in the diversification of C. minutus populations. ..
  64. Li H, Jiang J, Liu W, Zheng Y, Huo Q, Tang K, et al. Human infection with Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, China. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18:1636-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified in 7 infected patients and natural foci for this bacterium. Field surveys showed that 1.6% of ticks and 3.8% of rodents collected from residences of patients were also infected...
  65. Pilosof S, Lareschi M, Krasnov B. Host body microcosm and ectoparasite infracommunities: arthropod ectoparasites are not spatially segregated. Parasitology. 2012;139:1739-48 pubmed publisher
    ..It was concluded that the distribution of ectoparasites on the body of a small mammalian host is driven mainly by their interaction with the host rather than by distinct preferences or interactions among ectoparasite species...
  66. Rodkvamtook W, Gaywee J, Kanjanavanit S, Ruangareerate T, Richards A, Sangjun N, et al. Scrub typhus outbreak, northern Thailand, 2006-2007. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19:774-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on the 56-kDa type-specific antigen gene demonstrated that the isolates fell into 4 genetic clusters, 3 of which had been previously reported and 1 that represents a new genotype...
  67. Hoffman L, Cawthorn D. Exotic protein sources to meet all needs. Meat Sci. 2013;95:764-71 pubmed publisher
    ..This presentation will endeavor to discuss the positive and negative aspects of these species as potential meat sources. ..
  68. Ward W. Isolation of sperm nuclei and nuclear matrices from the mouse, and other rodents. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;927:437-44 pubmed
    ..Two methods are described for the isolation of rodent sperm nuclei using sucrose step gradients in which the sperm nuclei are only centrifuged one time, minimizing potential damage by mechanical stress...
  69. Epstein R, Patai E, Julian J, Spiers H. The cognitive map in humans: spatial navigation and beyond. Nat Neurosci. 2017;20:1504-1513 pubmed publisher