- Effects of early rearing conditions on problem-solving skill in captive male chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)Naruki Morimura
Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, 990 Ohtao, Uki, Kumamoto, Japan
Am J Primatol 72:626-33. 2010..The rearing conditions affected both the behavior acquisition and the execution of behaviors that had already been acquired...
- The first chimpanzee sanctuary in Japan: an attempt to care for the "surplus" of biomedical researchNaruki Morimura
Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
Am J Primatol 73:226-32. 2011..A nationwide network of care facilities and CSU to provide life-long care of retired laboratory chimpanzees is growing across Japan. This will result in humane treatment of these research animals...
- Diversification of bitter taste receptor gene family in western chimpanzeesTohru Sugawara
Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
Mol Biol Evol 28:921-31. 2011..These trends have resulted in the occurrence of various divergent alleles of T2Rs within the western chimpanzee populations and in heterozygous individuals who might have the ability to taste a broader range of substances...