Rattus norvegicus

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Noun1.Rattus norvegicus - common domestic ratRattus norvegicus - common domestic rat; serious pest worldwide
rat - any of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
genus Rattus, Rattus - common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge
wharf rat - brown rat that infests wharves
sewer rat - brown rat commonly found in sewers
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The Stranglers' first album, Rattus Norvegicus, had been released in May.
infantum in an urban population of the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, using a highly sensitive quantitative PCR (qPCR) method for Leishmania DNA detection.
Samples of the parotid gland from adult male specimens were used: Sprague Dawley rats (Rattus norvegicus) (n=5), mice (Mus musculus) (n=5) and rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculuss) (n=5), which were euthanized with an overdose of ketamine/xylazine.
Now, research has shown that rats (Rattus norvegicus) carry a relatively new organism that can also infect humans.
2003: Traditional foraging behaviors of brown and black rats (Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus).
Rattus norvegicus (2)--Arequipa: Islay, Dean Valdivia (MUSA 463); Lima: Canete, R.
Capture rates of Norway Rats (Rattus norvegicus) in a seabird colony: A caveat for investigators.
That means there could be more than 250 "rattus norvegicus," the scientific name for common brown rats, living there.
PESHAWAR -- A study conducted by Zoology Department of Peshawar University over increasing incidents of rat bites in Peshawar, has found that the rodent, brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), is an invasive species, which presumably arrived in the country via the port city of Karachi.
elegans genome and 387 miRNA-gene pairs of Rattus norvegicus genome are obtained from miRTarBase and used as a positive set.