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Macaca

(mă-kah'kă),
A large genus of Old World monkeys (family Cercopithecidae) that includes the macaque and rhesus monkeys, and the Barbary apes. Macaca mulatta, the rhesus monkey, is used as a research animal.
[Pg. macaco, monkey]
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Aqui, investigamos los cambios relacionados con la edad en el grosor craneal de los macacos Japoneses (Macaca fuscata).
Social behavior of captive Indochinese and Insular long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis) following transfer to a new facility.
Plasma ascorbic acid concentrations in a population of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).
Wendel et al., "Outbreak of tuberculosis in a colony of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatto) after possible indirect contact with a human TB patient," Journal of Comparative Pathology, vol.
Tubers produced in Julio de Castilhos in the spring crop and the ones of clones Macaca and SMINIA97145-2 in the autumn crop presented a higher area below the progression curve of percentage of sprouted tubers and number of sprouts per tuber than those produced in Santa Maria (Table 2).
Daphne Kerhoas from the Bristol Zoological Society spent two years in Indonesia studying the macaque population as a part of the Macaca Nigra Project, which studies the black crested macaque in northern Sulawesi while promoting conservation efforts.
Detolla, "Diagnosis and prevention of dissemination of tuberculosis in a recently imported rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)," Journal of Medical Primatology, vol.
Genomic DNA was isolated using a standard protocol from heparinized blood samples from the following species: (1) Hominoid: chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and gorilla (Gorilla gorilla); (2) Old world monkey: rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta), cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis), African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops), colobus (Procolobus badius), and langur (Trachypithecus cristatus); (3) New world monkey: marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus), and night monkey (Aotus trivirgatus); (4) Strepsirrhini: ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
(6,52) In the veterinary literature, there are only a few reports of primary leiomyosarcoma in the skeletal muscles, including leiomyosarcoma in the hind limb of a hamster with metastasis to the bone marrow, lungs, and diaphragm, (33) and leiomyosarcoma in the hind leg of a Taiwanese macaque (Macaca cyclopis).
(2012) examined the phenomenon in Macaca sp., and noted that only two records of complete albinism had been reported in the literature for the Bonnet macaque, Macaca radiata (Mahabal et al., 2012).
Glomski, Pica, and Greene address the morphologic, quantitative, and generative aspects of the erythrocytes--red blood cells--of the rhesus monkey Macaca mulatta and the cynomolgus monkey Macaca fascicularis, the two mostly commonly nonhuman primates selected for basic science and clinical medical investigations.