rhesus monkey


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rhesus monkey

n.
A brown to grayish monkey (Macaca mulatta) found from Pakistan to eastern China and used extensively in biological and medical research.
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There is another possibility that the atlas contained error, and we wonder if our modified data can also be used in other rhesus monkey from other environment, the anteroposterior axis should be move forward 10.0 mm.
In December 1994, a truckload of about 80 rhesus monkeys infected with herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis and tuberculosis was stopped on a routine traffic violation near Miami en route to a New Mexico lab, which is currently under federal investigation for suspicious animal deaths.
In April 1990, CDC implemented a special-permit procedure for importing cynomolgus (the species involved in the initial outbreak), African green, and rhesus monkeys because filovirus seroreactivity was detected in these species [3].
In 1959, NASA successfully recovered live monkeys after space travel for the first time -- Miss Baker, a squirrel monkey, and Able, a rhesus monkey.
Lead exposure and diet: differential effects on social development in the rhesus monkey. Neurotoxicol Teratol 13:429-440 (1991).
"A medication for Alzheimer's will work perfectly on a mouse, but it may not work at all on humans." Since Rhesus monkeys and humans share 95 percent of the same genes, using a close relative of humans may help researchers speed up the testing of new treatments, Newman explains.
Last month Dr Del Piore's team performed a successful womb transplant in a rhesus monkey.
One underfed rhesus monkey is now 38, the human equivalent of 114.
It's bad enough that some rhesus monkey mothers regularly kick, hit, bite, and otherwise brutalize their babies.
In February 2002, a total of 25 emergency personnel were exposed to fluids from an injured adult male rhesus monkey that had been struck by an automobile in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Changes in synaptic density in motor cortex of rhesus monkey during fetal and postnatal life.
Just as you might practice batting a ball over and over again, a young Rhesus monkey at play learns how to coordinate its muscles to race through a tangle of branches without a slip.