rhesus macaque


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rhesus macaque

[′rē·səs mə′kak]
(vertebrate zoology)
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Research suggests that B virus from rhesus macaques may be more pathogenic for humans than B virus from other macaque species (13).
10] These observations suggest that rhesus macaques may serve as an animal model of human E bieneusi infection.
The result was designer vaccine proteins that the scientists showed stimulate the production of the desired virus-neutralizing antibodies in rhesus macaques.
Functional variation in the 3' untranslated region of the seroton in transporter in human and rhesus macaque.
The mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh has a particularly bad problem, infested with rhesus macaque monkeys, who have been driven to farms and cities after losing their natural forest habitat.
The US scientists led by Dr Shoukhrat Mitalipov, from Oregon Health and Science University in Beaverton, produced the embryos and stem cells from skin cells donated by 14 rhesus macaque monkeys.
Both studies examined the potential of transplanting islet cells from newborn piglets in diabetic rhesus macaque monkeys.
Stuart Meyers and Ina Dobrinski, veterinary school scientists at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, respectively, took small tissue fragments--less than one millimeter in diameter--from the testicles of sexually immature rhesus macaque monkeys and grafted the fragments onto the backs of male mice.
Blair Drummond Safari Park, near Stirling, were forced to kill 89 rhesus macaque monkeys after they were found with traces of the deadly simian herpes B virus.
But Tetra, a bright-eyed rhesus macaque, was not made by the same method that produced Dolly the sheep.
Of the 10 strains, 9 were from rhesus macaque (CHN-8, CHN-14, CHN-23, CHN-30, CHN-36, CHN- 39, CHN-43, CHN-48, and CHN-51), and 1 was from a pigtail macaque (CHN-24).