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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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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.
Forty-one infant Macaca fascicularis born at the Washington National Primate Research Center's Infant Primate Research Laboratory were used in the study.