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marmoset

A New World monkey of South and Central America. With a lifespan of 5 to 7 years and a maximum lifespan of 16½ years, marmosets are the shortest-lived anthropoid primates. They display age-related pathologies that mirror those of humans, such as cancer, amyloidosis, diabetes and chronic renal disease, and have predictable age-related differences in lean mass, calf circumference, albumin, haemoglobin and hematocrit. Features of spontaneous sensory and neurodegenerative change (e.g., reduced neurogenesis, beta-amyloid deposition in the cerebral cortex, loss of calbindin D28k binding and presbycusis) appear between age 7 and 10.
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Here, the diet of a free-ranging group of common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) was analysed using two methods--behavioural monitoring and the analysis of faecal samples.
Nelson et al., "Experimental respiratory anthrax infection in the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)," International Journal of Experimental Pathology, vol.
Rothe et al., "Developmental biology of the common marmoset: proposal for a "postnatal staging"," Journal of Medical Primatology, vol.
Currently, the Rabies virus in Brazil is maintained in populations of wild canids, especially the species Cerdocyon thous, 36 species of bats with distinct feeding habits and, in some limited regions of Northeast Brazil, common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus).
More recently it has been found that expectant males of cottontop tamarins and common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) showed a significant weight increase during the last months of their mate's pregnancy whereas control males did not, which has been interpreted as fathers possibly preparing for the energetic cost of fatherhood (Ziegler, Prudom, Schultz-Darken, Kurian, & Snowdon, 2006).
Comparison of androgen receptor and oestrogen receptor beta immunoexpression in the testes of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) from birth to adulthood: low androgen receptor immunoexpression in Sertoli cells during the neonatal increase in testosterone concentrations.
Common marmosets live in social family groups and have a strict hierarchy ranking.
Durg (Chhattisgarh), Aug 30(ANI): Seven of the eight Brazilian Common Marmosets, stolen from the Alipore Zoological Garden in Kolkata were recovered from Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Saturday.
Acute neuropathogenicity with experimental infection of equine herpesvirus 9 in common marmosets (Callithrixjacchus).
Home range, intergroup transfers and reproductive status of common marmosets Callithrix jacchus in a forest fragment in Northeastern Brazil.