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  • Divergent physiological responses in laboratory rats and mice raised at high altitude 

    Lemoine, Alejandra Jochmans; Villalpando, Gabriela; Gonzales, Marcelino; Valverde, Ibana; Soria, Rudy; Joseph, Vincent (The Journal of Experimental Biology, 2015-01-29)
    Ecological studies show that mice can be found at high altitude (HA – up to 4000 m) while rats are absent at these altitudes, and there are no data to explain this discrepancy. We used adult laboratory rats and mice ...
  • Erythropoietin and the polycythemia of high-altitude wellers 

    Dainiak, Nicholas; Spielvogel, Hilde; Sorba, Sandra; Cudkowicz, Leon (Molecular Biology of Erythropoiesis, 1989)
    Abstract High-altitude natives residing at similar altitudes exhibit varying degrees of erythrocytosis, depending in part upon their geographical location. A recent report by Winslow et al suggests that hematocrit and ...