"Peromyscus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of the subfamily SIGMODONTINAE consisting of 49 species. Two of these are widely used in medical research. They are P. leucopus, or the white-footed mouse, and P. maniculatus, or the deer mouse.
- Mice, White-Footed
- Mice, White Footed
- White-Footed Mice
- Mouse, White-Footed
- Mouse, White Footed
- White-Footed Mouse
- Mice, Deer
- Deer Mice
- Mouse, Deer
- Deer Mouse
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Peromyscus" by people in Profiles.
Inbreeding and selection shape genomic diversity in captive populations: Implications for the conservation of endangered species. PLoS One. 2017; 12(4):e0175996.
Cloning and molecular characterization of telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) and telomere length analysis of Peromyscus leucopus. Gene. 2015 Aug 15; 568(1):8-18.
The impacts of inbreeding, drift and selection on genetic diversity in captive breeding populations. Mol Ecol. 2015 Jan; 24(1):98-110.
High-throughput sequencing reveals inbreeding depression in a natural population. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Mar 11; 111(10):3775-80.
Evolution of Peromyscus leucopus mice in response to a captive environment. PLoS One. 2013; 8(8):e72452.
Effects of inbreeding on skeletal size and fluctuating asymmetry of Peromyscus polionotus mice. Zoo Biol. 2013 Mar; 32(2):125-33.
Effects of genetic captive-breeding protocols on sperm quality and fertility in the white-footed mouse. Biol Reprod. 2010 Oct; 83(4):540-8.
The oligogenic view of adaptation. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2009; 74:139-44.
Rapid morphological and genetic change in Chicago-area Peromyscus. Mol Ecol. 2008 Jan; 17(1):450-63.
An ecological approach to preventing human infection: vaccinating wild mouse reservoirs intervenes in the Lyme disease cycle. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Dec 28; 101(52):18159-64.