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synonyms for opossum

  • bandicoot
  • euro
  • kangaroo
  • koala
  • possum
  • wallaby
  • wombat
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How to use opossum in a sentence

A team of researchers at Japan’s Riken Institute, a national research facility, have used the technology to edit the genes of a South American species of opossum.
AN ALBINO OPOSSUM PROVES CRISPR WORKS FOR MARSUPIALS, TOOCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Kiyonari says his team is looking for other ways to tweak opossum genes to study the animals’ organ development.
AN ALBINO OPOSSUM PROVES CRISPR WORKS FOR MARSUPIALS, TOOCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
By changing when the lights turned off in the labs, researchers got the opossums to mate later in the evening so that the eggs would be ready to work with in the morning, about a day and a half later.
AN ALBINO OPOSSUM PROVES CRISPR WORKS FOR MARSUPIALS, TOOCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Another interesting characteristic of opossums is that they are born after only 14 days, as barely more than balls of cells with forearms to help them crawl onto their mother’s chest.
AN ALBINO OPOSSUM PROVES CRISPR WORKS FOR MARSUPIALS, TOOCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The researchers had to navigate a few hurdles to edit the opossum genome.
AN ALBINO OPOSSUM PROVES CRISPR WORKS FOR MARSUPIALS, TOOCASEY CROWNHARTJULY 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Others are turning to animals, such as opossums, that are naturally immune to venoms in the hopes of translating that immunity into new drugs.
CHEAP, INNOVATIVE VENOM TREATMENTS COULD SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF SNAKEBITE VICTIMSCHRISTIE WILCOXSEPTEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
This little animal, the smallest and most beautiful of the opossum tribe, is exceedingly numerous in the vicinity of Port Jackson.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The parts of generation of the male and female marmose resemble, by their form and their position, those of the opossum.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Meantime Jacky had killed his opossum and was now following their trail at an easy trot.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
I carried mine in my long, luxuriant hair, which I wore “bun” fashion, held in a net of opossum hair.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
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WORDS RELATED TO OPOSSUM

  • bandicoot
  • euro
  • kangaroo
  • koala
  • opossum
  • possum
  • wallaby
  • wombat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.