"Opossums" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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New World marsupials of the family Didelphidae. Opossums are omnivorous, largely nocturnal and arboreal MAMMALS, grow to about three feet in length, including the scaly prehensile tail, and have an abdominal pouch in which the young are carried at birth.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Opossums" by people in Profiles.
Euarchontan Opsin Variation Brings New Focus to Primate Origins. Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Apr; 33(4):1029-41.
Adaptive changes in the transcription factor HoxA-11 are essential for the evolution of pregnancy in mammals. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Sep 30; 105(39):14928-33.
Role of membrane microdomains in PTH-mediated down-regulation of NaPi-IIa in opossum kidney cells. Kidney Int. 2005 Sep; 68(3):1137-47.
Conservation of Dnmt1o cytosine methyltransferase in the marsupial Monodelphis domestica. Genesis. 2003 Aug; 36(4):209-13.
Na(+)/H(+) exchanger 3 is in large complexes in the center of the apical surface of proximal tubule-derived OK cells. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2002 Sep; 283(3):C927-40.
Angiotensin IV receptors and signaling in opossum kidney cells. Am J Physiol. 1995 Nov; 269(5 Pt 2):F644-52.
UVA does not photoreactivate pyrimidine dimers in cultured human fibroblasts. Exp Dermatol. 1993 Aug; 2(4):161-4.