Cricetulus griseus (Chinese hamster)
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Organism ImageCricetulus griseus (Chinese hamster)

The Chinese hamster is a rodent found in the deserts of northern China and Mongolia

Lineage: Eukaryota[8044]; Metazoa[3789]; Chordata[1811]; Craniata[1789]; Vertebrata[1789]; Euteleostomi[1773]; Mammalia[480]; Eutheria[455]; Euarchontoglires[176]; Glires[112]; Rodentia[106]; Myomorpha[61]; Muroidea[58]; Cricetidae[27]; Cricetinae[3]; Cricetulus[1]; Cricetulus griseus[1]
The Chinese hamster ( Cricetulus griseus) is a rodent found in the deserts of northern China and Mongolia. The Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cell line, which is widely used in biomedical research today, was isolated from this species.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 5; sequence reads: 2 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 2360.13
 median protein count: 37534
 median GC%: 41.5142
NCBI Annotation Release:  104

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    • minus sign  Cricetulus griseus CriGri_1.0

      Submitter: Beijing Genomics Institute

      Loc Type Name RefSeq INSDC Size (Mb) GC% Protein rRNA tRNA Other RNA Gene Pseudogene


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