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African

1. denoting or relating to Africa or any of its peoples, languages, nations, etc.
2. a native, inhabitant, or citizen of any of the countries of Africa
3. a member or descendant of any of the peoples of Africa, esp a Black person
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Potash's African Green Monkey Kidney cell line has been officially recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office as important for the production of human vaccines, making the process more efficient and cost effective.
However, the four different species of African green monkeys within the C.
An African green monkey polyomavirus, also known as monkey B-lymphotropic papovavirus, or LPV, was isolated >30 years ago (15) from a lymphoblastoid cell line derived from the African green monkey.
Max Essex of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, who heated the team that discovered the virus as well as a similar strain in African green monkeys, says the virus may be a "missing link" between the monkey and human viruses.
mulatta) (SFV-1mac, M55279), an African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops) (SFV-3agm, M74895), and a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) (SFVcpz, U04327).
The lines and cell cultures used were African green monkey kidney (BGMK), Monkey Rhesus female kidney embryonic (FRhK-4), and Monkey African green kidney (MA-104).
Barbados suffers similar problems with an introduced species, the African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus).
Virus isolation was performed using rhesus monkey kidney (LLC-MK2), human laryngeal carcinoma (HEp-2), Mardin Darby canine kidney (MDCK), human embryonic lung fibroblast, Buffalo green monkey kidney (BGM), and African green monkey kidney (Vero) monolayers.
Virus culture was performed on Vero cells originating from African green monkey kidney tissue (ATCC # CCL-81).
In one instance, the discovery of SV40 in rhesus macaque kidney cultures (15) soon led to the adoption of cynomolgus macaque and later African green monkey (AGM) kidneys as the preferred substrate for polio vaccines.
In August and September 1967, an outbreak of a viral hemorrhagic fever occurred among laboratory workers in Marburg and Frankfurt, Germany, and Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) who were processing kidneys from African green monkeys that had been imported from Uganda.

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