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Polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic analysis of some species specific proteins in six Indian rodent genera (Subfam.: Gerbillinae and Murinae: Fam: Muridae)

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Studies on polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis were undertaken for analysing haemoglobins and eye lens proteins in 6 Indian rodent genera from chaemotaxonomic point of view. The report reveals a distinct segregation ofRattus andBandicota fromMus and other two murine genera. Revisionary studies of the entire subfamily Murinae for reconsidering the taxonomic placement ofRattus andBandicota in the subfamily has been suggested.

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Pradhan, M.S., Bhagwat, A.M. Polyacrylamide gel electrophoretic analysis of some species specific proteins in six Indian rodent genera (Subfam.: Gerbillinae and Murinae: Fam: Muridae). Proc Ani Sci 99, 67–72 (1990). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03186374

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Keywords

  • Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
  • haemoglobins
  • eye lens proteins
  • genetic
  • identities
  • rodent genera
  • dendograms