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Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)
Reference genome: Rattus norvegicus (assembly mRatBN7.2)
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Organism ImageRattus norvegicus (Norway rat)

The Norway rat is an important experimental model for many human disease, including arthritis, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

Lineage: Eukaryota[10116]; Metazoa[4727]; Chordata[2283]; Craniata[2260]; Vertebrata[2260]; Euteleostomi[2241]; Mammalia[675]; Eutheria[501]; Euarchontoglires[202]; Glires[116]; Rodentia[110]; Myomorpha[63]; Muroidea[60]; Muridae[28]; Murinae[19]; Rattus[2]; Rattus norvegicus[1]
Although considered a pest and major health threat by many, the rat is an important model organism to help understand human physiology and disease.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 14; sequence reads: 29 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 2757.15
 median protein count: 22171
 median GC%: 41.8562
NCBI Annotation Release:  108

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