heterocephalus : Definition, Usages, News and More
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- Blind mole-rats are resistant to chemically induced cancers
Like naked mole-rats (Heterocephalus gaber), blind mole-rats (of the genus Spalax) live underground in low-oxygen environments, are long-lived and resistant to cancer. A new study demonstrates just how cancer-resistant Spalax are, and suggests that the adaptations that help these rodents survive in low-oxygen environments also play a role in their longevity and cancer resistance.
Sept. 3, 2013 - Science Daily