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Generic name for Macaca mulatta.
[Mod. L., fr. L. Rhesus, G. Rhesos, a mythical king of Thrace]
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"Rhesus monkeys are far enough evolutionarily from humans that a few additions of genes will not create a 'Planet of the Apes' scenario," (https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/chinese-scientists-insert-human-brain-gene-monkeys-spark-ethical-debate-ncna998076) Megan Dennis , a biochemist and geneticist at the University of California, said, referring to fears that the transgenic monkeys could be self-aware.
"The genome of rhesus monkeys differs from ours by a few percent.
The new study is the first to characterise normal brain growth of one millilitre per 1.87 years in rhesus macaques in late adolescence and early adulthood.
Therefore, this study was aimed to explore the relationship of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) with different blood groups (A, B, AB and O) and Rhesus factor (positive or negative).
A parallel study was performed to assess the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of the same Ad26-based mosaic vaccine regimens in rhesus monkeys.
The study population consisted of 55 male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta), classified as Old World primates, ages 1 to 31 years, living at the Sabana Seca Field Station, Puerto Rico (SSFS).
Role of dental pulp in identification of the deceased individual by establishing ABO blood grouping and Rhesus factor.
The project aims at tackling conflict between humans and rhesus macaques in a scientific and humane way through vaccinations, laparoscopic surgical intervention on monkeys while ensuring minimal stress to the animals.
Rhesus and crab-eating monkeys were provided by the National Primate Research Center of Republic of Korea or imported from China using a Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora permit.
6 healthy male rhesus macaques were purchased from Guangzhou Xusheng Biological Technology Co., Ltd.