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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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In this study, we vaccinated 1 control African green monkey with a nonglycoprotein rVSV vector control, [G.sub.Ind]* rVSV-[DELTA]G-GFP, and 3 groups of 3 African green monkeys with NiV antigen vectors: [G.sub.Ind]* rVSV-[DELTA]G-[NiV.sub.B]/F-GFP, [G.sub.Ind]* rVSV-[DELTA]G-[NiV.sub.B]/G-GFP, or [G.sub.Ind]* rVSV-[DELTA]G-[NiV.sub.B]/F/G-GFP.
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.
Biological and biochemical studies of African green monkey lymphotropic papovavi rus.
Masanori Hayami of the University of Tokyo and his co-workers analyzed the entire DNA sequence of the simian immunodeficiency virus, SIV.sub.AGM., that commonly infects African green monkeys. The virus stimulates production of anti-bodies in green monkeys but causes no overt symptoms.
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.
The existence in humans of a polyomavirus closely related to LPV, whose natural host is the African green monkey, has been anticipated (14).
Sites of simian foamy virus persistence in naturally infected African green monkeys: latent provirus is ubiquitous, whereas viral replication is restricted to the oral mucosa.
HIV-2 type-specific protease primers allow the amplification of HIV-2 at least subtypes A and B (13), and HIV-2/SIV integrase primers amplify HIV-2 and at least 5 major SIV lineages including SIVcpz, SIVsm, SIVagm (African green monkey), SIVmndBK12 (mandrill), and SIVsyk (Sykes monkey) (14).
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).

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