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A genus of the family Muridae having three species. The present domesticated strains were developed from individuals brought from Syria. They are widely used in biomedical research.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)

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Tree Number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.992.635.075.250.500

MeSH Unique ID: D008647

Entry Terms:

  • Hamsters, Golden Syrian
  • Golden Syrian Hamsters
  • Syrian Hamsters, Golden
  • Hamsters, Golden
  • Golden Hamster
  • Golden Hamsters
  • Hamster, Golden
  • Mesocricetus auratus
  • Hamsters, Syrian
  • Syrian Hamsters

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