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Index Tokudaia

Tokudaia is a genus of murine rodent native to Japan. [1]

13 relations: Apodemus, Ellobius, Japan, Muennink's spiny rat, Murinae, Pleistocene, Rodent, Ryukyu spiny rat, Species, Species complex, Testis-determining factor, Tokunoshima spiny rat, Y chromosome.


Apodemus is the genus of Muridae (true mice and rats) which contains the Eurasian field mice.

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Ellobius is a genus of rodents in the family Cricetidae.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Muennink's spiny rat

Muennink's spiny rat or Okinawa Spiny Rat (Tokudaia muenninki) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

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The Old World rats and mice, part of the subfamily Murinae in the family Muridae, comprise at least 519 species.

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The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.

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Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.

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Ryukyu spiny rat

The Ryukyu spiny rat (Tokudaia osimensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Species complex

In biology, a species complex is a group of closely related species that are very similar in appearance to the point that the boundaries between them are often unclear.

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Testis-determining factor

Testis-determining factor (TDF), also known as sex-determining region Y (SRY) protein, is a DNA-binding protein (also known as gene-regulatory protein/transcription factor) encoded by the SRY gene that is responsible for the initiation of male sex determination in humans.

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Tokunoshima spiny rat

The Tokunoshima spiny rat (Tokudaia tokunoshimensis) is a rodent found only on the island of Tokunoshima in the Ryukyu Islands of Japan.

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Y chromosome

The Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes (allosomes) in mammals, including humans, and many other animals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokudaia

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