cercopithecinae

Summary

Summary: A subfamily of the Old World monkeys, CERCOPITHECIDAE. They inhabit the forests and savannas of Africa. This subfamily contains the following genera: CERCOCEBUS; CERCOPITHECUS; ERYTHROCEBUS; MACACA; PAPIO; and THEROPITHECUS.

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  1. Xing J, Wang H, Zhang Y, Ray D, Tosi A, Disotell T, et al. A mobile element-based evolutionary history of guenons (tribe Cercopithecini). BMC Biol. 2007;5:5 pubmed
    ..SINEs are a class of non-autonomous mobile elements and are essentially homoplasy-free characters with known ancestral states, making them useful genetic markers for phylogenetic studies...
  2. Castro M, Morales P, Fern ndez Soria V, Suarez B, Recio M, Alvarez M, et al. Allelic diversity at the primate Mhc-G locus: exon 3 bears stop codons in all Cercopithecinae sequences. Immunogenetics. 1996;43:327-36 pubmed
    ..is found in all species studied; exon 3 (equivalent to the alpha 2 protein domain) shows stop codons in the Cercopithecinae group but not in the Pongidae and human groups...
  3. Moulin S, Gerbault Seureau M, Dutrillaux B, Richard F. Phylogenomics of African guenons. Chromosome Res. 2008;16:783-99 pubmed publisher
    The karyotypes of 28 specimens belonging to 26 species of Cercopithecinae have been compared with each other and with human karyotype by chromosome banding and, for some of them, by Zoo-FISH (human painting probes) techniques...
  4. Tosi A, Detwiler K, Disotell T. X-chromosomal window into the evolutionary history of the guenons (Primates: Cercopithecini). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2005;36:58-66 pubmed
    ..The divergence of guenon and papionin lineages at 11.5 (+/-1.3) MYA appears to be a particularly robust estimate since it is inferred from both mitochondrial and X-chromosomal studies, each using different fossil calibration points...
  5. Tosi A, Melnick D, Disotell T. Sex chromosome phylogenetics indicate a single transition to terrestriality in the guenons (tribe Cercopithecini). J Hum Evol. 2004;46:223-37 pubmed
  6. Frost S, Marcus L, Bookstein F, Reddy D, Delson E. Cranial allometry, phylogeography, and systematics of large-bodied papionins (primates: Cercopithecinae) inferred from geometric morphometric analysis of landmark data. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2003;275:1048-72 pubmed
    ..This objective approach can be applied to other vertebrate species or species groups to help determine the taxonomic rank of problematic taxa...
  7. Tosi A, Disotell T, Morales J, Melnick D. Cercopithecine Y-chromosome data provide a test of competing morphological evolutionary hypotheses. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2003;27:510-21 pubmed
    ..the "African papionins." Divergence dates were therefore calculated for the tribe by calibrating TSPY clocks specific to each of these two clades...
  8. Lim E, Fregoso O, McCoy C, Matsen F, Malik H, Emerman M. The ability of primate lentiviruses to degrade the monocyte restriction factor SAMHD1 preceded the birth of the viral accessory protein Vpx. Cell Host Microbe. 2012;11:194-204 pubmed publisher
    ..to degrade SAMHD1, and such antagonism led to dramatic positive selection of SAMHD1 in the primate subfamily Cercopithecinae. Residues that have evolved under positive selection precisely determine sensitivity to Vpx/Vpr degradation ..
  9. Rae T. Mosaic evolution in the origin of the Hominoidea. Folia Primatol (Basel). 1999;70:125-35 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the initial divergence of hominoids involved selection for an ape-like face, and was not driven by an adaptive shift to below-branch locomotion...

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  1. Gicheru M, Jeneby M, Macharia J, Carlsson H, Suleman M. Prevalence of antibodies and cell mediated immune response against Leishmania major in feral nonhuman primates from Kenya. Acta Trop. 2009;109:136-40 pubmed publisher
    ..8%) vervet monkeys. In conclusion, the results of serological assays provide strong circumstantial evidence that CL is prevalent in five Provinces of Kenya and that Kenyan NHPs could be could be a potential reservoir hosts of L. major...
  2. Guschanski K, Krause J, Sawyer S, Valente L, Bailey S, Finstermeier K, et al. Next-generation museomics disentangles one of the largest primate radiations. Syst Biol. 2013;62:539-54 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, having produced the largest mitochondrial DNA data set from museum specimens, we document how NGS technologies can "unlock" museum collections, thereby helping to unravel the tree-of-life...
  3. Scott J, Schrein C, Kelley J. Beyond Gorilla and Pongo: alternative models for evaluating variation and sexual dimorphism in fossil hominoid samples. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;140:253-64 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, the Haritalyangar Sivapithecus sample, if itrepresents a single species, exhibits substantially greater molar dimorphism than does Lufengpithecus. Given these results, the taxonomic status of this sample remains equivocal. ..
  4. McCarthy K, Kirmaier A, Autissier P, Johnson W. Evolutionary and Functional Analysis of Old World Primate TRIM5 Reveals the Ancient Emergence of Primate Lentiviruses and Convergent Evolution Targeting a Conserved Capsid Interface. PLoS Pathog. 2015;11:e1005085 pubmed publisher
    ..22 Old World primates and identified a tightly-spaced cluster of branch-specific adaptions appearing in the Cercopithecinae lineage after divergence from the Colobinae around 16 million years ago...
  5. Mertens M, Essbauer S, Rang A, Schroder J, Splettstoesser W, Kretzschmar C, et al. Non-human primates in outdoor enclosures: risk for infection with rodent-borne hantaviruses. Vet Microbiol. 2011;147:420-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings highlight the importance of hantavirus surveillance in those primate housings and corresponding preventive measures against wild rodents, particularly in hantavirus endemic regions. ..
  6. Sparman M, Ramsey C, Thomas C, Mitalipov S, Fanton J, Maginnis G, et al. Evaluation of the vervet (Clorocebus aethiops) as a model for the assisted reproductive technologies. Am J Primatol. 2007;69:917-29 pubmed
    ..These results emphasize the need to establish species-specific ovarian stimulation protocols and semen collection techniques if vervets are to be considered for basic and applied (ARTs) research on primate gametes or embryos. ..
  7. Hill A, Leakey M, Kingston J, Ward S. New cercopithecoids and a hominoid from 12.5 Ma in the Tugen Hills succession, Kenya. J Hum Evol. 2002;42:75-93 pubmed
    ..The site is underlain, and not far removed in time, from one of the best fossil macro-floras in Africa, which indicates lowland rainforest conditions in this portion of the Rift Valley at 12.6 Ma. ..
  8. Baker L, Tanimola A, Olubode O, Garshelis D. Distribution and abundance of sacred monkeys in Igboland, southern Nigeria. Am J Primatol. 2009;71:574-86 pubmed publisher
    ..These sites represent ideal locations in which to study the ecology of Sclater's monkey and human-wildlife interactions. ..
  9. Holekamp K, Sakai S, Lundrigan B. Social intelligence in the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta). Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2007;362:523-38 pubmed
    ..Finally, it appears that the gross anatomy of the brain in spotted hyenas might resemble that in primates with respect to expansion of frontal cortex, presumed to be involved in the mediation of social behaviour...
  10. Larson S, Stern J. Maintenance of above-branch balance during primate arboreal quadrupedalism: coordinated use of forearm rotators and tail motion. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2006;129:71-81 pubmed
    ..The usefulness of a long tail as a balancing aid during arboreal locomotion highlights the puzzling nature of the evolutionary loss of a tail in the ape and human lineage. ..
  11. Chism J. Allocare patterns among cercopithecines. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2000;71:55-66 pubmed
    ..This analysis suggests that in this group early allocare is most extensive in species with relatively relaxed social relationships among females, marked seasonal breeding and rapid rates of reproduction. ..
  12. Rovero F, Marshall A, Jones T, Perkin A. The primates of the Udzungwa Mountains: diversity, ecology and conservation. J Anthropol Sci. 2009;87:93-126 pubmed
    ..We review current knowledge on the diversity and distribution of the primate community of the Udzungwa Mountains, with an emphasis on ecology and conservation...
  13. Chevalier S, Meertens L, Pise Masison C, Calattini S, Park H, Alhaj A, et al. The tax protein from the primate T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 is expressed in vivo and is functionally related to HTLV-1 Tax rather than HTLV-2 Tax. Oncogene. 2006;25:4470-82 pubmed
    ..This suggests the possible occurrence of lymphoproliferative disorders among HTLV-3-infected populations...
  14. Wang J, Tang Y, Li S, Mai C, Gong Y. The complete mitochondrial genome of Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata fuscata (Macaca, Cercopithecinae). Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 2016;27:1717-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Most of the genes are distributed on H-strand, except for the ND6 subunit gene and eight tRNA genes. The complete mitochondrial genome sequence reported here will provide new genetic resource to uncover the monkey's evolution. ..
  15. Gilbert C, Stanley W, Olson L, Davenport T, Sargis E. Morphological systematics of the kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji) and the ontogenetic development of phylogenetically informative characters in the Papionini. J Hum Evol. 2011;60:731-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Adult morphological specimens are necessary to fully understand the adult kipunji morphotype, and its phylogenetic position will only be more precisely resolved with additional morphological and molecular data. ..
  16. Lambert J, Chapman C, Wrangham R, Conklin Brittain N. Hardness of cercopithecine foods: implications for the critical function of enamel thickness in exploiting fallback foods. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2004;125:363-8 pubmed
    ..albigena during this period. We suggest that it is the difference in the mechanical properties of fallback foods during critical periods that may have served as the selective pressure for thick enamel in L. albigena. ..
  17. 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
  18. Oberste M, Maher K, Pallansch M. Molecular phylogeny and proposed classification of the simian picornaviruses. J Virol. 2002;76:1244-51 pubmed
  19. Grieves J, Dick E, Schlabritz Loutsevich N, Butler S, Leland M, Price S, et al. Barbiturate euthanasia solution-induced tissue artifact in nonhuman primates. J Med Primatol. 2008;37:154-61 pubmed publisher
    ..When the recommended dose of agent was used, tissue damage was generally reduced, minimal, or undetectable. Barbiturate-induced artifacts in NHPs are essentially the same as in other laboratory species. ..
  20. Williams F. Dietary reconstruction of Pliocene Parapapio whitei from Makapansgat, South Africa, using dental microwear texture analysis. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2014;85:21-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Grit adhering to USOs is offered as an explanation for these enamel textural properties, corroborating the inference that Pp. whitei supplemented its diet with terrestrial resources. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  21. Lee F, Lin Y, Deng M, Lee T, Huang C. Prevalence of antibody reaction with cercopithecine herpesvirus 1 antigen in Macaca cyclopis, Macaca fascicularis, and Papio anubis in Taiwan. J Med Primatol. 2007;36:343-7 pubmed
  22. Harris E, Disotell T. Nuclear gene trees and the phylogenetic relationships of the mangabeys (Primates: Papionini). Mol Biol Evol. 1998;15:892-900 pubmed publisher
    ..Several factors that may account for this incongruence are discussed, including sampling error, random lineage sorting, and introgression...
  23. Stanyon R, Rocchi M, Bigoni F, Archidiacono N. Evolutionary molecular cytogenetics of catarrhine primates: past, present and future. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2012;137:273-84 pubmed publisher
    ..This connection ties molecular cytogenetics securely to genome sequencing, assuring that molecular cytogenetics will continue to have a productive future in the multidisciplinary science of phylogenomics...
  24. Morera Y, Bequet Romero M, Ayala M, Velazco J, Pérez P, Alba J, et al. Immunogenicity and some safety features of a VEGF-based cancer therapeutic vaccine in rats, rabbits and non-human primates. Vaccine. 2010;28:3453-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunization with CIGB-247 had no effect on normal behavior, hematology, blood biochemistry and histology of critical organs, in the tested animals. Skin deep wound healing was not affected in vaccinated rats and monkeys...
  25. Kooriyama T, Hasegawa H, Shimozuru M, Tsubota T, Nishida T, Iwaki T. Parasitology of five primates in Mahale Mountains National Park, Tanzania. Primates. 2012;53:365-75 pubmed publisher
    ..was newly identified in red colobus. The parasitological data reported for red colobus, vervet monkeys, and yellow baboons in Mahale are the first reports for these species...
  26. Gilbert C. Craniomandibular morphology supporting the diphyletic origin of mangabeys and a new genus of the Cercocebus/Mandrillus clade, Procercocebus. J Hum Evol. 2007;53:69-102 pubmed
    ..Implications for Cercocebus biogeography and evolution are discussed...
  27. Jablonski N. New fossil cercopithecid remains from the Humpata Plateau, southern Angola. Am J Phys Anthropol. 1994;94:435-64 pubmed
    ..ingens and G. major, form a cluster of taxa that are more closely related to each other than they are to other extant or extinct papionins...
  28. Disotell T, Honeycutt R, Ruvolo M. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny of the Old-World monkey tribe Papionini. Mol Biol Evol. 1992;9:1-13 pubmed publisher
    ..From a molecular evolutionary perspective, the papionin COII gene sequences reveal a pattern of amino acid replacements concentrated in the regions spanning the mitochondrial membrane...
  29. Baker K, Springer D. Frequency of feeding enrichment and response of laboratory nonhuman primates to unfamiliar people. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2006;45:69-73 pubmed
    ..In addition, a stranger's treat-feeding attempts may be a useful indicator of an institution's implementation of their environmental enrichment program...
  30. Isler K, Gruter C. Arboreal locomotion in wild black-and-white snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus bieti). Folia Primatol (Basel). 2006;77:195-211 pubmed
    ..It seems likely that climbing kinematics may differ more between Rhinopithecus and macaques than between Rhinopithecus and hominoids or atelines...
  31. Davenport T, Stanley W, Sargis E, De Luca D, Mpunga N, Machaga S, et al. A new genus of African monkey, Rungwecebus: morphology, ecology, and molecular phylogenetics. Science. 2006;312:1378-81 pubmed
    ..We provide a description of a new genus of African monkey and of the only preserved specimen of this primate. We also present information on the animal's ecology and conservation...
  32. Scott R, Ungar P, Bergstrom T, Brown C, Childs B, Teaford M, et al. Dental microwear texture analysis: technical considerations. J Hum Evol. 2006;51:339-49 pubmed
    ..In this case, microwear surfaces of Cebus apella and Lophocebus albigena, which consume some harder food items, have higher average values for complexity than do folivores or soft fruit eaters...
  33. Harris E. Molecular systematics of the old world monkey tribe papionini: analysis of the total available genetic sequences. J Hum Evol. 2000;38:235-56 pubmed
    ..Lastly, the evolution of morphological features such as long faces, suborbital facial fossae, and terrestrial skeletal adaptations is discussed...
  34. Bernstein R, Leigh S, Donovan S, Monaco M. Hormones and body size evolution in papionin primates. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2007;132:247-60 pubmed
  35. Calvignac S, Terme J, Hensley S, Jalinot P, Greenwood A, Hänni C. Ancient DNA identification of early 20th century simian T-cell leukemia virus type 1. Mol Biol Evol. 2008;25:1093-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This represents the first clear evidence that it will be possible to use museum specimens to better characterize simian and human T-tropic retrovirus genetic diversity and analyze their origin and evolution, in greater detail...
  36. Wang J, Li S, Chen T, Tang H, Gong Y. The complete mitochondrial genome of malbrouck monkey, Chlorocebus cynosuros (Chlorocebus, Cercopithecinae). Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 2016;27:1535-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The complete mitochondrial genome sequence provided here would be useful for further phylogenetic analysis and population genetic studies in C. cynosuros. ..
  37. Vinyard C, Ravosa M. Ontogeny, function, and scaling of the mandibular symphysis in papionin primates. J Morphol. 1998;235:157-75 pubmed
  38. Gilbert C. Phylogenetic analysis of the African papionin basicranium using 3-D geometric morphometrics: the need for improved methods to account for allometric effects. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2011;144:60-71 pubmed publisher
  39. Burrell A, Jolly C, Tosi A, Disotell T. Mitochondrial evidence for the hybrid origin of the kipunji, Rungwecebus kipunji (Primates: Papionini). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;51:340-8 pubmed publisher
    ..More such cases can be anticipated as molecular evidence accumulates...
  40. Davenport T, De Luca D, Bracebridge C, Machaga S, Mpunga N, Kibure O, et al. Diet and feeding patterns in the kipunji (Rungwecebus kipunji) in Tanzania's Southern Highlands: a first analysis. Primates. 2010;51:213-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Relatively more pith is eaten in the dry season, more stalks at the end of the dry and beginning of the wet seasons, and bark consumption increases as the rainfall rises...
  41. Stanyon R, Bruening R, Stone G, Shearin A, Bigoni F. Reciprocal painting between humans, De Brazza's and patas monkeys reveals a major bifurcation in the Cercopithecini phylogenetic tree. Cytogenet Genome Res. 2005;108:175-82 pubmed
    ..One branch leads to Cercopithecus neglectus/Cercopithecus wolfi while the other line leads to Erythrocebus patas/Chlorocebus aethiops. Allenopithecus nigroviridis may have diverged prior to this major phylogenetic node...
  42. van Der Kuyl A, Dekker J, Goudsmit J. Primate genus Miopithecus: evidence for the existence of species and subspecies of dwarf guenons based on cellular and endogenous viral sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2000;14:403-13 pubmed
    ..1 proviruses were introduced in the primate germ-line after the Cercopithecinae split from the Colobinae, estimated at around 9-14 million years ago...
  43. Fleagle J, McGraw W. Skeletal and dental morphology of African papionins: unmasking a cryptic clade. J Hum Evol. 2002;42:267-92 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that the ability to subsist on hard seeds and nuts gleaned from the forest floor is a key adaptation for the Cercocebus-Mandrillus clade...
  44. Mekonnen A, Bekele A, Fashing P, Lernould J, Atickem A, Stenseth N. Newly discovered Bale monkey populations in forest fragments in southern Ethiopia: evidence of crop raiding, hybridization with grivets, and other conservation threats. Am J Primatol. 2012;74:423-32 pubmed publisher
  45. Polk J. Adaptive and phylogenetic influences on musculoskeletal design in cercopithecine primates. J Exp Biol. 2002;205:3399-412 pubmed
    ..Ankle EMA, however, did not increase with body mass in the primate sample, suggesting that clade-specific adaptive differences (e.g. the use of arboreal supports by primates) may constrain the effects of body mass...
  46. Roberts T, Davenport T, Hildebrandt K, Jones T, Stanley W, Sargis E, et al. The biogeography of introgression in the critically endangered African monkey Rungwecebus kipunji. Biol Lett. 2010;6:233-7 pubmed publisher
    ..We suggest that the Rungwecebus population in the Southern Highlands has experienced geographically localized mitochondrial DNA introgression from Papio, while the Ndundulu population retains the true Rungwecebus mitochondrial genome...
  47. Mills J, Tanumihardjo S. Vitamin A toxicity in wild-caught African green vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops) after 2 years in captivity. Comp Med. 2006;56:421-5 pubmed
    ..The validity of bone mineral research using nonhuman primates is of greatest concern, in light of the association between vitamin A toxicity and compromised bone health...
  48. Cardini A, Elton S. Variation in guenon skulls (II): sexual dimorphism. J Hum Evol. 2008;54:638-47 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study thus emphasise the need to consider allometry and size alongside ecology and behaviour when examining primate sexual dimorphism...
  49. Meertens L, Rigoulet J, Mauclere P, Van Beveren M, Chen G, Diop O, et al. Molecular and phylogenetic analyses of 16 novel simian T cell leukemia virus type 1 from Africa: close relationship of STLV-1 from Allenopithecus nigroviridis to HTLV-1 subtype B strains. Virology. 2001;287:275-85 pubmed
  50. Snider C, Dick E, McGlasson D, Robbins M, Sholund R, Bommineni Y, et al. Evaluation of four hematology and a chemistry portable benchtop analyzers using non-human primate blood. J Med Primatol. 2009;38:390-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Near patient testing (NPT) and point-of-care testing (POCT) using portable benchtop analyzers has become necessary in many areas of the medical community, including biocontainment...
  51. Fregoso O, Ahn J, Wang C, Mehrens J, Skowronski J, Emerman M. Evolutionary toggling of Vpx/Vpr specificity results in divergent recognition of the restriction factor SAMHD1. PLoS Pathog. 2013;9:e1003496 pubmed publisher
    ..Such drastic functional divergence within a lentiviral protein highlights a novel plasticity in the evolutionary dynamics of viral antagonists for restriction factors during lentiviral adaptation to its hosts. ..
  52. Folinsbee K, Reisz R. New craniodental fossils of papionin monkeys from Cooper's D, South Africa. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2013;151:613-29 pubmed publisher
    ..The abundance of theropith fossils at Cooper's suggests that Papio was not consistently the most common papionin in southern Africa over the past three million years...
  53. Leigh S. Homoplasy and the evolution of ontogeny in papionin primates. J Hum Evol. 2007;52:536-58 pubmed
    ..However, placed into proper phylogenetic context, such data illustrate derived patterns of development that may reflect critically important life-history or ontogenetic adaptations...
  54. Amory J, Du Plessis W, Beierschmitt A, Beeler Marfisi J, Palmour R, Beths T. Abdominal ultrasonography of the normal St. Kitts vervet monkey (Chlorocebus sabaeus). J Med Primatol. 2013;42:28-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Normal ultrasonography of non-reproductive abdominal and male reproductive anatomy in the vervet monkey were prospectively assessed. This has not been previously reported...
  55. Mbaya A, Udendeye U. Gastrointestinal parasites of captive and free-roaming primates at the Afi Mountain Primate Conservation Area in Calabar, Nigeria and their zoonotic implications. Pak J Biol Sci. 2011;14:709-14 pubmed
    ..The young (< 12 months) and females had higher infection rates (p < 0.05) than their counterparts. In conclusion, the primates harboured several parasites of zoonotic importance...
  56. Takamatsu K, Maekawa K, Togashi T, Choi D, Suzuki Y, Taylor T, et al. Identification of two novel primate-specific genes in DSCR. DNA Res. 2002;9:89-97 pubmed
    ..These results strongly suggest that DSCR9 and DSCR10 have emerged as a new class of gene in the primate lineage during evolution...
  57. Molskness T, Hess D, Maginnis G, Wright J, Fanton J, Stouffer R. Characteristics and regulation of the ovarian cycle in vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus aethiops). Am J Primatol. 2007;69:890-900 pubmed
    ..Thus, the characteristics and regulation of the ovarian cycle in vervets appear similar to those in women and macaques, with cyclicity dependent on pituitary gonadotropin hormones and independent of a uterine luteolytic factor...
  58. Cardini A, Elton S. Variation in guenon skulls (I): species divergence, ecological and genetic differences. J Hum Evol. 2008;54:615-37 pubmed publisher
    ..The incongruence between interspecific shape differences and phylogeny might be explained by a large proportion of shape changes having occurred along allometric trajectories that tend to be conserved within this clade...
  59. Cramer J, Gaetano T, Gray J, Grobler P, Lorenz J, Freimer N, et al. Variation in scrotal color among widely distributed vervet monkey populations (Chlorocebus aethiops pygerythrus and Chlorocebus aethiops sabaeus). Am J Primatol. 2013;75:752-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Lighter color was associated with longer body lengths among Ch. a. sabaeus. Future studies focused on color variation within age classes are needed to examine the potential signal content of color in this species...
  60. Gonda S, Matsumura S, Saito S, Go Y, Imai H. Expression of taste signal transduction molecules in the caecum of common marmosets. Biol Lett. 2013;9:20130409 pubmed publisher
    ..These results may relate to the specific feeding behaviour of marmosets, which consume plant exudates, primarily gums. ..
  61. Gilbert C. Cladistic analysis of extant and fossil African papionins using craniodental data. J Hum Evol. 2013;64:399-433 pubmed publisher
  62. Williams F, Ackermann R, Leigh S. Inferring Plio-Pleistocene southern African biochronology from facial affinities in Parapapio and other fossil papionins. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2007;132:163-74 pubmed
    ..jonesi from Sterkfontein (STS 565) differ considerably from one another. Other Parapapio specimens across sites form a separate cluster with P. izodi from Taung, suggesting a Pliocene age for this site...
  63. Matarazzo S. Knuckle walking signal in the manual digits of Pan and Gorilla. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2008;135:27-33 pubmed
    ..These differences, predictable on the basis of the biomechanical forces to which digits are subjected, may open a new venue for future research on the locomotor repertoire of prebipedal ancestors of hominins...
  64. Kim H, Hyun B, Takenaka O. Isolation and phylogeny of endogenous retrovirus HERV-F family in Old World monkeys. Brief report. Arch Virol. 2002;147:393-400 pubmed
  65. Blaine K, Lambert J. Digestive retention times for Allen's swamp monkey and L'Hoest's monkey: data with implications for the evolution of cercopithecine digestive strategy. Integr Zool. 2012;7:183-91 pubmed publisher
    ..These data are consistent with the hypothesis that relatively lengthy retention times are a primitive trait for Cercopithecinae.
  66. Porras G, Li Q, Bezard E. Modeling Parkinson's disease in primates: The MPTP model. Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med. 2012;2:a009308 pubmed publisher
    ..Readers would eventually find out that there is not a single MPTP monkey model of PD but instead MPTP monkey models of PD, each addressing a specific experimental need...
  67. Singleton M. The phenetic affinities of Rungwecebus kipunji. J Hum Evol. 2009;56:25-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Southern Highlands and Udzungwa Mountains, was initially referred to the mangabey genus Lophocebus (Cercopithecinae: Papionini), but subsequent molecular analyses showed it to be more closely related to Papio...
  68. Daver G, Berillon G, Grimaud Hervé D. Carpal kinematics in quadrupedal monkeys: towards a better understanding of wrist morphology and function. J Anat. 2012;220:42-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of these close relationships between carpal kinematics and morphology in quadrupedal monkeys, we hypothesise that, to some extent, these functional tendencies are related to their locomotor hand postures...
  69. Bell J, Bergin I, Schmidt K, Zochowski M, Aronoff D, Patton D. Nonhuman primate models used to study pelvic inflammatory disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2011;2011:675360 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper explores historical and contemporary aspects of NHP modeling of chlamydial PID, with an emphasis on advantages and limitations of this approach and future directions for this research...
  70. Masciotra S, Yang C, Pieniazek D, Thomas C, Owen S, McClure H, et al. Detection of simian immunodeficiency virus in diverse species and of human immunodeficiency virus Type 2 by using consensus primers within the pol region. J Clin Microbiol. 2002;40:3167-71 pubmed
    ..Thus, the primers described here provide a method to detect primate lentiviruses from diverse species of nonhuman primates, as well as from persons infected with HIV-1 and HIV-2...
  71. Gnanadurai C, Pandrea I, Parrish N, Kraus M, Learn G, Salazar M, et al. Genetic identity and biological phenotype of a transmitted/founder virus representative of nonpathogenic simian immunodeficiency virus infection in African green monkeys. J Virol. 2010;84:12245-54 pubmed publisher
    ..These results thus extend the T/F virus concept to nonpathogenic SIV infections and provide an important new tool to define viral determinants of disease nonprogression...
  72. Lambert J. Primate seed dispersers as umbrella species: a case study from Kibale National Park, Uganda, with implications for Afrotropical forest conservation. Am J Primatol. 2011;73:9-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, in all available evaluations of frugivory in Afrotropical forests, guenons emerge as among the most important seed dispersers relative to other taxa...
  73. Gilbert C, McGraw W, Delson E. Brief communication: Plio-Pleistocene eagle predation on fossil cercopithecids from the Humpata Plateau, southern Angola. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;139:421-9 pubmed publisher
  74. de Gruijter J, Ziem J, Verweij J, Polderman A, Gasser R. Genetic substructuring within Oesophagostomum bifurcum (Nematoda) from human and non-human primates from Ghana based on random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004;71:227-33 pubmed
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