green monkey


Alias: Cercopithecus sabaeus, Chlorocebus sabaeus, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus, Cercopithecus sabeus, Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus, Chlorocebus sabaeus (Linnaeus, 1776)

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  1. Fomsgaard A, Müller Trutwin M, Diop O, Hansen J, Mathiot C, Corbet S, et al. Relation between phylogeny of African green monkey CD4 genes and their respective simian immunodeficiency virus genes. J Med Primatol. 1997;26:120-8 pubmed
    ..CD4 sequencing is suggested as a relevant method for genetic determination of primate species...
  2. Kim D, Kim H, Kim K, Park J, Lee B. NELL2 function in the protection of cells against endoplasmic reticulum stress. Mol Cells. 2015;38:145-50 pubmed publisher
  3. Caì Y, Postnikova E, Bernbaum J, Yú S, Mazur S, Deiuliis N, et al. Simian hemorrhagic fever virus cell entry is dependent on CD163 and uses a clathrin-mediated endocytosis-like pathway. J Virol. 2015;89:844-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Using electron microscopy and inhibitors for various cellular pathways, we demonstrate that SHFV invades cells by low-pH-dependent, actin-independent endocytosis, likely with the help of a cellular surface protein. ..
  4. Vinton C, Ortiz A, Calantone N, Mudd J, Deléage C, Morcock D, et al. Cytotoxic T Cell Functions Accumulate When CD4 Is Downregulated by CD4+ T Cells in African Green Monkeys. J Immunol. 2017;198:4403-4412 pubmed publisher
  5. Zhou Y, Fang L, Wang D, Cai K, Chen H, Xiao S. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Infection Induces Stress Granule Formation Depending on Protein Kinase R-like Endoplasmic Reticulum Kinase (PERK) in MARC-145 Cells. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2017;7:111 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results demonstrate that PRRSV induces SG formation via a PERK-dependent pathway and that SGs are involved in the signaling pathway of the PRRSV-induced inflammatory response in MARC-145 cells. ..
  6. Bouskila J, Harrar V, Javadi P, Casanova C, Hirabayashi Y, Matsuo I, et al. Scotopic vision in the monkey is modulated by the G protein-coupled receptor 55. Vis Neurosci. 2016;33:E006 pubmed publisher
    ..Thirteen vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus) were used in this study: four controls (injected with the vehicle dimethyl sulfoxide, DMSO), four injected ..
  7. Demetriades C, Plescher M, Teleman A. Lysosomal recruitment of TSC2 is a universal response to cellular stress. Nat Commun. 2016;7:10662 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings indicate that lysosomal recruitment of TSC2 is a universal response to stimuli that inactivate mTORC1, and that the presence of any single stress is sufficient to cause TSC2 lysosomal localization. ..
  8. Riddick N, Wu F, Matsuda K, Whitted S, Ourmanov I, Goldstein S, et al. Simian Immunodeficiency Virus SIVagm Efficiently Utilizes Non-CCR5 Entry Pathways in African Green Monkey Lymphocytes: Potential Role for GPR15 and CXCR6 as Viral Coreceptors. J Virol. 2015;90:2316-31 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that AGM-derived GPR15 and CXCR6 support SIVagmVer entry in vitro and may serve as entry coreceptors for SIVagm in vivo, since their mRNAs were detected in AGM memory CD4(+) T cells, the preferred target cells of SIV. ..
  9. Deasey S, Nurminsky D, Shanmugasundaram S, Lima F, Nurminskaya M. Transglutaminase 2 as a novel activator of LRP6/?-catenin signaling. Cell Signal. 2013;25:2646-51 pubmed publisher

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  1. Tam S, Elsworth J, Sladek J, Redmond D, Roth R. Identification of novel variants of trkC mRNA transcripts in brain of African green monkeys. Exp Neurol. 1997;143:172-6 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, three of the four potential alleles involving these two trkC variants were detected in these monkeys, indicating that a segregation of multiple trkC alleles occurs in a geographically contained population of feral monkeys. ..
  2. Yasuda S, Morishita S, Fujita A, Nanao T, Wada N, Waguri S, et al. Mon1-Ccz1 activates Rab7 only on late endosomes and dissociates from the lysosome in mammalian cells. J Cell Sci. 2016;129:329-40 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, Rab7 activity on lysosomes was independent of Mon1-Ccz1 and active Rab7 played a role in perinuclear clustering of lysosomes. ..
  3. Spragg C, Emerman M. Antagonism of SAMHD1 is actively maintained in natural infections of simian immunodeficiency virus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:21136-41 pubmed publisher
    ..gene from different strains of Simian Immunodeficiency Virus has adapted to the polymorphisms of the African Green Monkey population in which it is found...
  4. Watkins H, Au M, Bobby R, Archbold J, Abdul Manan N, Moore J, et al. Identification of key residues involved in adrenomedullin binding to the AM1 receptor. Br J Pharmacol. 2013;169:143-55 pubmed publisher
    ..This study localizes the main binding epitope of AM22-52 to its C-terminal amino acids and distinguishes essential residues involved in this binding. This will inform the development of improved AM receptor antagonists...
  5. Bignon Y, Shew J, Rappolee D, Naylor S, Lee E, Schnier J, et al. A single Cys706 to Phe substitution in the retinoblastoma protein causes the loss of binding to SV40 T antigen. Cell Growth Differ. 1990;1:647-51 pubmed
    ..The resulting protein failed to bind to SV40 T antigen, demonstrating that a single missense mutation of the RB gene led to the complete inactivation of the ability of the RB protein to bind T antigen...
  6. Tchitchek N, Jacquelin B, Wincker P, Dossat C, Silva C, Weissenbach J, et al. Expression sequence tag library derived from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of the chlorocebus sabaeus. BMC Genomics. 2012;13:279 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression Sequence Tag (EST) library made from a pool of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from sixteen Chlorocebus sabaeus monkeys. Twelve of them were infected with the Simian Immunodeficiency Virus...
  7. Compton A, Hirsch V, Emerman M. The host restriction factor APOBEC3G and retroviral Vif protein coevolve due to ongoing genetic conflict. Cell Host Microbe. 2012;11:91-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined the evolutionary dynamics of the A3G-Vif interaction within four African green monkey (AGM) subspecies, which are each naturally infected with a distinct simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV)...
  8. Hershberger K, Kurian J, Korber B, Letvin N. Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) of the African-origin sabaeus monkey: evidence for recombination events in the evolution of KIR. Eur J Immunol. 2005;35:922-35 pubmed publisher
    Killer cell immunoglobulin (Ig)-like receptors (KIR) were characterized in the West African sabaeus monkey (Chlorocebus sabaeus) to elucidate the mechanism by which diversity evolves in this family of molecules...
  9. Burki F, Kaessmann H. Birth and adaptive evolution of a hominoid gene that supports high neurotransmitter flux. Nat Genet. 2004;36:1061-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The amino acid changes responsible for the unique brain-specific properties of the enzyme derived from GLUD2 occurred during a period of positive selection after the duplication event...
  10. Villinger F, Brar S, Mayne A, Chikkala N, Ansari A. Comparative sequence analysis of cytokine genes from human and nonhuman primates. J Immunol. 1995;155:3946-54 pubmed
    ..In addition, comparative analysis of the relative bioactivity of our immunoaffinity-purified recombinant rhesus macaque IL-4, IL-15, and IFN-gamma with commercially available human recombinant cytokines is described herein...
  11. Ponte P, Ng S, Engel J, Gunning P, Kedes L. Evolutionary conservation in the untranslated regions of actin mRNAs: DNA sequence of a human beta-actin cDNA. Nucleic Acids Res. 1984;12:1687-96 pubmed
    ..This conservation of sequences suggests that strong selective pressures operate on non-translated segments of beta actin mRNA...
  12. Mubiru J, Yang A, Olsen C, Nayak S, Livi C, Dick E, et al. Analysis of prostate-specific antigen transcripts in chimpanzees, cynomolgus monkeys, baboons, and African green monkeys. PLoS ONE. 2014;9:e94522 pubmed publisher
    ..gene was studied in 11 primate species by computational methods using the sequences reported here for African green monkey, cynomolgus monkey, baboon, and chimpanzee and other sequences available in public databases...
  13. Shen F, Lin Q, Gu Y, Childress C, Yang W. Activated Cdc42-associated kinase 1 is a component of EGF receptor signaling complex and regulates EGF receptor degradation. Mol Biol Cell. 2007;18:732-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our studies suggest that ACK1 senses signal of EGF and regulates ligand-induced degradation of EGFR...
  14. Blaise S, de Parseval N, B nit L, Heidmann T. Genomewide screening for fusogenic human endogenous retrovirus envelopes identifies syncytin 2, a gene conserved on primate evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003;100:13013-8 pubmed publisher