small-eared galago


Alias: Otolemur garnettii, Galago garnetti, Otolemur garnetti, Galago garnettii, Otolemur garnettii (Ogilby, 1838)

Top Publications

  1. Sawyer E, Liao C, Qi H, Balaram P, Matrov D, Kaas J. Subcortical barrelette-like and barreloid-like structures in the prosimian galago (Otolemur garnetti). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112:7079-84 pubmed publisher
    ..sensory nucleus, the spinal trigeminal nucleus, and the ventroposterior medial subnucleus of the galago, Otolemur garnetti. Labeled terminals of primary sensory neurons in the brainstem and cell bodies of thalamocortically ..
  2. Cooke D, Stepniewska I, Miller D, Kaas J, Krubitzer L. Reversible Deactivation of Motor Cortex Reveals Functional Connectivity with Posterior Parietal Cortex in the Prosimian Galago (Otolemur garnettii). J Neurosci. 2015;35:14406-22 pubmed publisher
    We examined the functional macrocircuitry of frontoparietal networks in the neocortex of prosimian primates (Otolemur garnettii) using a microfluidic thermal regulator to reversibly deactivate selected regions of motor cortex (M1)...
  3. Dai Q, Yao Y, Qi Z, Huang Y, Ni Q, Zhang M, et al. Sequence characterization and phylogenetic analysis of Toll-like receptor (TLR) 4 gene in the Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana). Genet Mol Res. 2015;14:1875-86 pubmed publisher
    ..This study will provide an important basis for further study on the expression, regulation, and polymorphism of the TLR4 gene and the relationship between polymorphisms and host disease susceptibility. ..
  4. Jones C, Apple T, Burton B, Sanders M, Boyd K, Salleng K. A Phyllodes-like Mammary Tumor in a Breeding Galago (Otolemur garnettii). Comp Med. 2016;66:424-428 pubmed
    ..Here we present the case of a mammary tumor in a northern greater galago (Otolemur garnettii) that was histologically characteristic of a malignant phyllodes tumor...
  5. Janiak M, Chaney M, Tosi A. Evolution of acidic mammalian chitinase genes (CHIA) is related to body mass and insectivory in primates. Mol Biol Evol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..Tupaia chinensis and Otolemur garnettii retain three functional CHIA paralogs, while Tarsius syrichta has a total of five, two of which may be ..
  6. Kleene K, Bagarova J. Comparative genomics reveals gene-specific and shared regulatory sequences in the spermatid-expressed mammalian Odf1, Prm1, Prm2, Tnp1, and Tnp2 genes. Genomics. 2008;92:101-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, all of the genes contain a single intron, implying that retroposons are rarely created from mRNAs that are expressed in spermatids...
  7. Hahn Y. Molecular evolution of TEPP protein genes in metazoans. Biochem Genet. 2009;47:651-64 pubmed publisher
    ..No homolog was detected in birds, insects, nematodes, and teleost fishes despite the extensive sequence data of these species, implying that the TEPP gene might be lost in these lineages. ..
  8. Pausch H, Kölle S, Wurmser C, Schwarzenbacher H, Emmerling R, Jansen S, et al. A nonsense mutation in TMEM95 encoding a nondescript transmembrane protein causes idiopathic male subfertility in cattle. PLoS Genet. 2014;10:e1004044 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that deficiency of TMEM95 severely compromises male reproductive performance in cattle and reveal for the first time a phenotypic effect associated with genomic variation in TMEM95. ..
  9. Winkelmann A, You X, Grünewald N, Häussler U, Krestel H, Haas C, et al. Identification of a new genomic hot spot of evolutionary diversification of protein function. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0125413 pubmed publisher
    ..This study identifies a new genomic hot spot which contributes to phylogenetic diversification of protein function and advances our understanding of phylogenetic relationships. ..

More Information


  1. Bera T, Hahn Y, Lee B, Pastan I. TEPP, a new gene specifically expressed in testis, prostate, and placenta and well conserved in chordates. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003;312:1209-15 pubmed
    ..Selective expression of TEPP in testis, prostate, and in placenta and its high conservation among different species indicate that TEPP might have a role in reproductive biology. ..
  2. Kato A, Rooney A, Furutani Y, Hirose S. Evolution of trappin genes in mammals. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:31 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that trappin is an eutherian-specific molecule and eutherian genomes have the potential to form trappin multigenes. ..
  3. Pierron D, Opazo J, Heiske M, Papper Z, Uddin M, Chand G, et al. Silencing, positive selection and parallel evolution: busy history of primate cytochromes C. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e26269 pubmed publisher
  4. Padua M, Lynch V, Alvarez N, Garthwaite M, Golos T, Bazer F, et al. ACP5 (Uteroferrin): phylogeny of an ancient and conserved gene expressed in the endometrium of mammals. Biol Reprod. 2012;86:123 pubmed publisher
    ..ACP5 is an evolutionary conserved gene that likely exerts a common function important for pregnancy in mammals using a wide range of reproductive strategies. ..