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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]

Macaca

genus of Old World monkeys very popular in zoos and for some aspects of human laboratory medicine. See macaque.
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The clones Macaca and SMIJ461-1 presented the greatest difference, with Macaca being the most well adapted to crop conditions associated with short tuber dormancy.
Phylogenetic relationships of Malaysia's long-tailed macaques, Macaca fascicularis, based on cytochrome b sequences.
Scientists from the Macaca Nigra Project are present year-round in the Tangkoko Nature Reserve to report illegal activities and traps.
Assessment of auditory function in rhesus monkeys ( Macaca mulatta ): Effects of age and calorie restriction.
Hierarchical steepness and phylogenetic models: phylogenetic signals in Macaca.
16,17) 2003 12 2-3a 3 2-3a 2004 Autores Animal Metodologia Aparato Hinton y McNamara (10) Macaca mulata Histologia APMF Hinton y McNamara (11) Macaca mulata Histologia APMF McNamara y Bryan (12) Macaca mulata Cefalometria APMF Woodside y col.
4] from the Early Pleistocene locality (Middle Villafranchian, MN17) of La Puebla de Valverde, initially attributed to Macaca sp.
Some researchers reported no age-related changes in the number of Granule cells in aged Macaca nemestrina (Nandy 1981) and rat (Bakalian et al 1991), while other workers in the field found significant changes in aged rats (Amenta et al 1991) and humans (Renovell et al 1996).
Herein, we report the results of a comparative genomic analyses of the [beta]-globin gene in 11 different taxa; nine eutherian [Homo sapiens (human), Macaca mulatta (rhesus monkey), Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee), Rattus norvegicus (mouse), Mus musculus (rat), Canis familiaris (dog), Bos taurus (cow), Equus caballus (horse), Oryctolagus cuniculus (rabbit)], one dinosaurian (avian) Gallus gallus (chicken) and a neopterygii (marine) Danio rerio (fish), describing fundamental similarities and differences among taxa to enable better evolutionary understanding of functional [beta]-globin gene (Fig.
En este trabajo, se relacionaron evolutivamente las especies Homo sapiens, Pan troglodytes, Pongo pygmaeus y Macaca mulata, a traves de las secuencias de los receptores ionotropicos NMDA, AMPA y KAINATO, empleando herramientas computacionales que permitieron: identificar los cambios que se presentaron en los receptores, reconocer la influencia de estos cambios en la estructura secundaria y proponer una relacion evolutiva a partir de las inferencias filogeneticas para algunos de estos receptores.
Properties of CD36 gene in seven taxa studied Properties of CD36 gene Taxa Chromosomal Total gene Total exon length location length (in bp) (in bp) Mus musculus 5 53681 3016 Rattus norvegicus 4 53743 2551 Pai: troglodytes 7 39392 2201 Macaca mulatta 3 53681 3016 Homo sapiens 7 74804 2048 Canis familiaris 18 32945 2267 Gallus gallus 1 43316 2331 Properties of CD36 gene Taxa No.