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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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the "After giving the babies their regular feeds, mum Audrey, like all other female Eastern pygmy marmosets, steps aside while dad takes on the parental chores.
One twin in each pair got consistent feedback, mirroring what a young marmoset would receive from an especially attentive parent; the other twin got less consistent feedback on their vocalizations.
Adult wasps (Vespidae) and velvet ants (Mutilidae) have not been previously recorded in marmoset diets.
Many of the genes that give rise to the pluripotent identity in mice were also expressed in marmoset, demonstrating a common foundation for pluripotency in mammals.
Samples from Myotis spp., crab eating fox, and marmoset were not compatible with any of the identified variants suggesting a specific viral variant in those species.
* Scott Vermilyea, of the Neuroscience Training Program in the School of Medicine and Public Health, neurobiology undergraduate Scott Guthrie, and Ted Golos and Marina Emborg, both professors in the School of Medicine and Public Health and researchers at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, for their micrograph of marmoset em bryonic stem cells forming neurons.
The novel established protocol was tested to detect any virus from lung tissue derived from a New World monkey (marmoset), which had to be euthanized because of the unknown disease-causing agent.
Joey, right, was found in a neighbour's garden after a three-day struggle to rescue the marmoset monkey from a gap between the extensions of two different properties
Despite the hybridism phenomena, there is no information available on the hematology and blood chemistry of the wild hybrids of marmoset in scientific literature.
Grelle, "Preliminary observations on habitat, support use and diet in two non-native primates in an urban Atlantic forest fragment: the capuchin monkey (Cebus sp.) and the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) in the Tijuca forest, Rio de Janeiro," Urban Ecosystems, vol.
The common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), a New World monkey (NWM) species is a small, arboreal nonhuman primate (NHP), native to the Atlantic Coastal Forest in Northeast Brazil and parts of South East Brazil.