cercocebus

Summary

Summary: A genus of the subfamily CERCOPITHECINAE inhabiting the African forests. They are also known as mangabeys.

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  1. Albiach Serrano A, Guillén Salazar F, Call J. Mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus lunulatus) solve the reverse contingency task without a modified procedure. Anim Cogn. 2007;10:387-96 pubmed
    ..After a period of 7-10 months, in which the animals were not tested on any task, all three subjects continued to perform well, even when presented with novel quantity pairs...
  2. Mbora D, Munene E. Gastrointestinal parasites of critically endangered primates endemic to Tana River, Kenya: Tana River red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus) and crested mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus). J Parasitol. 2006;92:928-32 pubmed
    ..The Tana River red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus) and crested mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) are of similar body size, but their behavioral ecology is very different...
  3. Wieczkowski J. Examination of increased annual range of a Tana mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) group. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2005;128:381-8 pubmed
    A group of Tana mangabeys (Cercocebus galeritus) has greatly expanded its annual range over three decades: from 17.25 hectares (ha) in 1974 (Homewood [1976] Ph.D. dissertation, University College London) and 18...
  4. Wieczkowski J. Ecological correlates of abundance in the Tana mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus). Am J Primatol. 2004;63:125-38 pubmed
    I investigated the ecological correlates of abundance in the Tana mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus), one of the world's most endangered primates, with the goal of recommending management strategies...
  5. Meertens L, Shanmugam V, Gessain A, Beer B, Tooze Z, Heneine W, et al. A novel, divergent simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 in a wild-caught red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus) from Nigeria. J Gen Virol. 2003;84:2723-7 pubmed
    We present here a novel, distinct simian T-cell lymphotropic virus (STLV) found in a red-capped mangabey (Cercocebus torquatus) (CTO-NG409), wild-caught in Nigeria, that showed an HTLV-2-like Western blot (WB) seroreactivity...
  6. Meertens L, Mahieux R, Maucl re P, Lewis J, Gessain A. Complete sequence of a novel highly divergent simian T-cell lymphotropic virus from wild-caught red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) from Cameroon: a new primate T-lymphotropic virus type 3 subtype. J Virol. 2002;76:259-68 pubmed
    ..Among 65 samples obtained from a primate rescue center located in Cameroon, two female adult red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) (CTO-602 and CTO-604), of wild-caught origin, had a peculiar human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 2 (..
  7. Ahuka Mundeke S, Liegeois F, Ayouba A, Foupouapouognini Y, Nerrienet E, Delaporte E, et al. Full-length genome sequence of a simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) infecting a captive agile mangabey (Cercocebus agilis) is closely related to SIVrcm infecting wild red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) in Cameroon. J Gen Virol. 2010;91:2959-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we describe for the first time SIV infection in a captive agile mangabey (Cercocebus agilis) from Cameroon...
  8. Bouchet H, Pellier A, Blois Heulin C, Lemasson A. Sex differences in the vocal repertoire of adult red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus): A multi-level acoustic analysis. Am J Primatol. 2010;72:360-75 pubmed publisher
    ..present an extensive multi-level analysis of the still unknown vocal repertoire of adult red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus), with a special emphasis on sex differences...
  9. Courgnaud V, Van Dooren S, Liegeois F, Pourrut X, Abela B, Loul S, et al. Simian T-cell leukemia virus (STLV) infection in wild primate populations in Cameroon: evidence for dual STLV type 1 and type 3 infection in agile mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis). J Virol. 2004;78:4700-9 pubmed
    ..A high prevalence of PTLV infection was observed among agile mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis); 89% of bush meat was infected with STLV...

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  1. Bailes E, Gao F, Bibollet Ruche F, Courgnaud V, Peeters M, Marx P, et al. Hybrid origin of SIV in chimpanzees. Science. 2003;300:1713 pubmed
  2. Wieczkowski J. Brief communication: Puncture and crushing resistance scores of Tana river mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus) diet items. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;140:572-7 pubmed publisher
    b>Cercocebus mangabeys are characterized by dental traits that have been interpreted as adaptations to eat hard diet items...
  3. Beer B, Foley B, Kuiken C, Tooze Z, Goeken R, Brown C, et al. Characterization of novel simian immunodeficiency viruses from red-capped mangabeys from Nigeria (SIVrcmNG409 and -NG411). J Virol. 2001;75:12014-27 pubmed
    Two novel simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) strains from wild-caught red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus) from Nigeria were characterized...
  4. Nerrienet E, Meertens L, Kfutwah A, Foupouapouognigni Y, Gessain A. Molecular epidemiology of simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV) in wild-caught monkeys and apes from Cameroon: a new STLV-1, related to human T-lymphotropic virus subtype F, in a Cercocebus agilis. J Gen Virol. 2001;82:2973-7 pubmed
    ..Two animals (a Mandrillus sphinx and a Cercocebus agilis) exhibited a complete HTLV-1 seroreactivity pattern while two others lacked either the p24 (a Mandrillus ..
  5. Bouchet H, Blois Heulin C, Pellier A, Zuberbuhler K, Lemasson A. Acoustic variability and individual distinctiveness in the vocal repertoire of red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus). J Comp Psychol. 2012;126:45-56 pubmed publisher
    ..We collected recordings of the six most common call types from 14 red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) to assess intra- and interindividual acoustic variability, using a range of temporal and frequency ..
  6. Blois Heulin C, Guitton J, Nedellec Bienvenue D, Ropars L, Vallet E. Hand preference in unimanual and bimanual tasks and postural effect on manual laterality in captive red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus). Am J Primatol. 2006;68:429-44 pubmed
    Hand preference in 11 captive red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus) was examined under different conditions: a free situation during spontaneous food processing, three different postural conditions (brachiating, and ..
  7. Mbora D, Wieczkowski J, Munene E. Links between habitat degradation, and social group size, ranging, fecundity, and parasite prevalence in the Tana River mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus). Am J Phys Anthropol. 2009;140:562-71 pubmed publisher
    ..degradation on group size, ranging, fecundity, and parasite dynamics in four groups of the Tana River mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus)...
  8. Dunham N, Kane E, McGraw W. Scapular Morphology and Forelimb Use during Foraging in Four Sympatric Cercopithecids. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2015;86:474-89 pubmed publisher
    ..During 5-min feeding bouts, we recorded the frequency individuals of Piliocolobus badius, Colobus polykomos, Cercocebus atys and Cercopithecus diana performed 5 forelimb behaviors involved in the acquisition and introduction of food ..
  9. Daegling D, McGraw W. Functional morphology of the mangabey mandibular corpus: relationship to dental specializations and feeding behavior. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2007;134:50-62 pubmed
    ..Specifically, Cercocebus is the sister taxon of Mandrillus, whereas Lophocebus forms an unresolved trichotomy with Papio and ..
  10. Otsyula M, Yee J, Jennings M, Suleman M, Gettie A, Tarara R, et al. Prevalence of antibodies against simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and simian T-lymphotropic virus (STLV) in a colony of non-human primates in Kenya, East Africa. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 1996;90:65-70 pubmed
    ..However, the relatively high prevalence of anti-SIV and anti-STLV antibodies in these monkeys offers an opportunity for prospective studies on the transmission and natural history of both viruses in a single colony...
  11. Friant S, Ziegler T, Goldberg T. Changes in physiological stress and behaviour in semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) following antiparasitic treatment. Proc Biol Sci. 2016;283: pubmed publisher
    ..We experimentally treated semi-free-ranging red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus) in Nigeria with antiparasitic drugs and examined subsequent changes in glucocorticoid production and ..
  12. Rivière J, Stomp M, Augustin E, Lemasson A, Blois Heulin C. Decision-making under risk of gain in young children and mangabey monkeys. Dev Psychobiol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..The choices of 2.5-year-old children and red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus) were examined in a gambling task for food reward in which participants have to choose ..
  13. Schmökel J, Li H, Shabir A, Yu H, Geyer M, Silvestri G, et al. Link between primate lentiviral coreceptor usage and Nef function. Cell Rep. 2013;5:997-1009 pubmed publisher
    Simian immunodeficiency virus (SIVsmm) infection of sooty mangabeys (Cercocebus atys) is characterized by stable CD4(+) T cell counts despite high plasma levels of CCR5-tropic viruses...
  14. Timm R, Ramey R. What constitutes a proper description?. Science. 2005;309:2163-6; author reply 2163-6 pubmed
  15. Clemmons E, Stovall M, Owens D, Scott J, Jones Wilkes A, Kempf D, et al. Accuracy of Human and Veterinary Point-of-Care Glucometers for Use in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta), Sooty Mangabeys (Cercocebus atys), and Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2016;55:346-53 pubmed
    ..2 human and 2 veterinary glucometers at various Hct ranges in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta), sooty mangabeys (Cercocebus atys), and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) with that of standard laboratory glucose analysis...
  16. Surbeck M, Fowler A, Deimel C, Hohmann G. Evidence for the consumption of arboreal, diurnal primates by bonobos (Pan paniscus). Am J Primatol. 2009;71:171-4 pubmed publisher
  17. Devreese L, Huynen M, Stevens J, Todd A. Group size of a permanent large group of agile mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis) at Bai Hokou, Central African Republic. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2013;84:67-73 pubmed publisher
    White-eyelid mangabeys (genus Cercocebus) live in groups of highly variable size. Because of their semi-terrestrial behaviour and preference for dense forest habitats, re-liable data on group size are scarce...
  18. Smith S, Makuwa M, Lee F, Gettie A, Russo C, Marx P. SIVrcm infection of macaques. J Med Primatol. 1998;27:94-8 pubmed
    ..In vivo, SIVrcm is non-pathogenic after 200 days in rhesus macaques and after one year in cynomolgous macaques, but does cause a chronic infection in both macaques. ..
  19. Baya L, Storch I. Status of diurnal primate populations at the former settlement of a displaced village in Cameroon. Am J Primatol. 2010;72:645-52 pubmed publisher
    ..mona, C. erythrotis camerunensis, C. pogonias, Procolobus pennantii preussi, Cercocebus torquatus, Mandrillus leucophaeus leucophaeus, and Pan troglodytes vellerosus. At old Ekundukundu, C...
  20. Lambert J. Competition, predation, and the evolutionary significance of the cercopithecine cheek pouch: the case of Cercopithecus and Lophocebus. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2005;126:183-92 pubmed
    ..These data provide insight into the relationship(s) among oral anatomy and feeding efficiency, and facilitate understanding into the selection for this important oral feature in stem cercopithecines. ..
  21. Maille A, Belbeoc h C, Rossard A, Bec P, Blois Heulin C. Which are the features of the TUBE task that make it so efficient in detecting manual asymmetries? An investigation in two Cercopithecine species (Cercopithecus neglectus and Cercocebus torquatus). J Comp Psychol. 2013;127:436-44 pubmed publisher
    ..forefinger, in 12 guenons (De Brazza's monkey: Cercopithecus neglectus) and 18 mangabeys (red-capped mangabey: Cercocebus torquatus)...
  22. Takemura T, Ekwalanga M, Bikandou B, Ido E, Yamaguchi Kabata Y, Ohkura S, et al. A novel simian immunodeficiency virus from black mangabey (Lophocebus aterrimus) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. J Gen Virol. 2005;86:1967-71 pubmed
  23. Ray T, McGraw W, Sun Z, Jeon M, Johnson T, Cheffins K, et al. Mandibular bone mineral density variation in three West African Cercopithecoid monkey species: associations with diet and feeding behavior. Arch Oral Biol. 2015;60:1714-20 pubmed publisher
    Procolobus badius, Colobus polykomos, and Cercocebus atys are three West African primate species known to have distinctive feeding behaviors...
  24. McCabe G, Fernandez D, Ehardt C. Ecology of reproduction in Sanje mangabeys (Cercocebus sanjei): dietary strategies and energetic condition during a high fruit period. Am J Primatol. 2013;75:1196-208 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we investigate whether capital breeding provides these additional benefits in 16 female Sanje mangabeys (Cercocebus sanjei) and determine the dietary strategies used to increase energetic condition (measured by urinary C-peptide:..
  25. Selig L, Benichou S, Rogel M, Wu L, Vodicka M, Sire J, et al. Uracil DNA glycosylase specifically interacts with Vpr of both human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and simian immunodeficiency virus of sooty mangabeys, but binding does not correlate with cell cycle arrest. J Virol. 1997;71:4842-6 pubmed
    ..Nonetheless, a mutational analysis of Vpr showed that binding to UNG is neither necessary nor sufficient for the effect of Vpr on the cell cycle. ..
  26. Limprasert P, Nouri N, Nopparatana C, Deininger P, Keats B. Comparative studies of the CAG repeats in the spinocerebellar ataxia type 1 (SCA1) gene. Am J Med Genet. 1997;74:488-93 pubmed
    ..At least five codons occupy the region corresponding to the polyglutamine tract at the SCA1 locus in mice, rats, and other rodents. They comprise three or four CCN (coding for proline) in addition to one or two CAG repeats. ..
  27. Bostik P, Watkins M, Villinger F, Ansari A. Genetic analysis of cytokine promoters in nonhuman primates: implications for Th1/Th2 profile characteristics and SIV disease pathogenesis. Clin Dev Immunol. 2004;11:35-44 pubmed
  28. Hutchinson J, Waser P. Use, misuse and extensions of "ideal gas" models of animal encounter. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2007;82:335-59 pubmed
    ..Although agent-based simulations provide a more flexible alternative approach, the ideal gas model remains both a valuable null model and a useful, less onerous, approximation to biological reality. ..
  29. Crast J, Bloomsmith M, Jonesteller T. Behavioral Effects of an Enhanced Enrichment Program for Group-Housed Sooty Mangabeys (Cercocebus atys). J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2016;55:756-764 pubmed
    ..Developing an effective, species-appropriate, and comprehensive enrichment program is essential to successfully promote the health and wellbeing of captive NHP. ..
  30. Laurence A, Wallez C, Blois Heulin C. Task complexity, posture, age, sex: which is the main factor influencing manual laterality in captive Cercocebus torquatus torquatus?. Laterality. 2011;16:586-606 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we evidenced an age and a sex effect. We compare our results with data for several other primate species and discuss them in the light of different manual laterality theories...
  31. Jeters R, Rivera A, Boucek L, Stumpf R, Leigh S, Salyers A. Antibiotic resistance genes in the vaginal microbiota of primates not normally exposed to antibiotics. Microb Drug Resist. 2009;15:309-15 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results raise questions about the extent to which extensive exposure to antibiotics is the only pressure necessary to maintain resistance genes in natural settings...
  32. Arlet M, Kaasik A, Molleman F, ISBELL L, Carey J, Mand R. Social factors increase fecal testosterone levels in wild male gray-cheeked mangabeys (Lophocebus albigena). Horm Behav. 2011;59:605-11 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of females with sexual swellings at their most tumescent stage increased testosterone concentrations in all males. Finally, individuals tended to have lower testosterone when the temperature was higher...
  33. Bovet D, Deputte B. Matching vocalizations to faces of familiar conspecifics in grey-cheeked mangabeys (Lophocebus albigena). Folia Primatol (Basel). 2009;80:220-32 pubmed publisher
    ..However, we found differences according to the kind of vocalization, the subject tested and the identity of the conspecific presented...
  34. Landry S. What constitutes a proper description?. Science. 2005;309:2163-6; author reply 2163-6 pubmed
  35. Zhang C, Wei J, Het S. Local base order influences the origin of ccr5 deletions mediated by DNA slip replication. Biochem Genet. 2005;43:229-37 pubmed
    ..Therefore, the particular location of these deletions suggests that the local sequence of bases might be important in the initiation of deletions mediated by DNA slip replication in concert with direct repeats...
  36. Lemasson A, Remeuf K, Rossard A, Zimmermann E. Cross-taxa similarities in affect-induced changes of vocal behavior and voice in arboreal monkeys. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e45106 pubmed publisher
  37. Stern M, Goldstone R. Red colobus as prey: the leaping habits of five sympatric Old World monkeys. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2005;76:100-12 pubmed
    ..sympatric Old World monkeys (Colobus badius, Colobus guereza, Cercopithecus ascanius, Cercopithecus mitis and Cercocebus albigena) in an attempt to determine why chimpanzees prefer to hunt red colobus...
  38. Bostik P, Brice G, Greenberg K, Mayne A, Villinger F, Lewis M, et al. Inverse correlation of telomerase activity/proliferation of CD4+ T lymphocytes and disease progression in simian immunodeficiency virus-infected nonhuman primates. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2000;24:89-99 pubmed
    ..Our data suggest that an increase in proliferative activity of T lymphocytes in vivo may be associated with a favorable course of SIV infection in nonhuman primates...
  39. Olupot W, Waser P. Patterns of male residency and intergroup transfer in gray-cheeked mangabeys (Lophocebus albigena). Am J Primatol. 2005;66:331-49 pubmed
    ..L. albigena dispersal patterns are intermediate between those described for Papio baboons and forest Cercopithecus, and models that predict demographic consequences of dispersal for baboons can be refined to apply to mangabeys...
  40. Beckman M. Ecology. Biologists find new species of African monkey. Science. 2005;308:1103 pubmed
  41. Traina Dorge V, Lorino R, Gormus B, Metzger M, Telfer P, Richardson D, et al. Molecular epidemiology of simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 in wild and captive sooty mangabeys. J Virol. 2005;79:2541-8 pubmed
    ..within the long-established Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) colony of sooty mangabeys (SMs; Cercocebus atys). Serological analysis determined that 22 of 39 animals (56%) were positive for STLV type 1 (STLV-1)...
  42. Maille A, Rossard A, Blois Heulin C. Manual laterality and strategy use for a coordinated bimanual task requiring precise and power grip in guenons and mangabeys. Am J Primatol. 2013;75:1096-107 pubmed publisher
    ..and for a unimanual BOX task in 11 De Brazza's monkeys (Cercopithecus neglectus) and 19 red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus). In addition, we assessed strategy use for solving the bimanual BOX task...
  43. Leigh S, Shah N, Buchanan L. Ontogeny and phylogeny in papionin primates. J Hum Evol. 2003;45:285-316 pubmed
    This study investigates the developmental bases of size and shape variation in papionin primates (Macaca, Cercocebus, Mandrillus, Lophocebus, and Papio)...
  44. Mbora D, McPeek M. Host density and human activities mediate increased parasite prevalence and richness in primates threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation. J Anim Ecol. 2009;78:210-8 pubmed publisher
    ..in two forest primates, the Tana River red colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus, Peters 1879) and mangabey (Cercocebus galeritus galeritus, Peters 1879)...
  45. Pourrut X, Robert V. [Absence of plasmodial infection among wild monkeys in Northern Senegal?]. Bull Soc Pathol Exot. 2009;102:17-8 pubmed
    ..No blood parasites were observed. This negative result is in line with previous studies which never showed evidences of malaria parasites in monkeys from African savannahs. This intriguing absence is underlined...
  46. Van Nguyen D, Harvala H, Ngole E, Delaporte E, Woolhouse M, Peeters M, et al. High rates of infection with novel enterovirus variants in wild populations of mandrills and other old world monkey species. J Virol. 2014;88:5967-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Remarkably high rates of EV positivity were detected in M. sphinx (100 of 102 screened), Cercocebus torquatus (7/7), and Cercopithecus cephus (2/4), with high viral loads indicative of active infection...
  47. Schüle S, Kloke B, Kaiser J, Heidmeier S, Panitz S, Wolfrum N, et al. Restriction of HIV-1 replication in monocytes is abolished by Vpx of SIVsmmPBj. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e7098 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast, efficient single round transduction of monocytes is mediated by vectors derived from simian immunodeficiency virus of sooty mangabeys (SIVsmmPBj), depending on the presence of the viral accessory protein Vpx...
  48. Rogers K, Scinicariello F, Attanasio R. IgG Fc receptor III homologues in nonhuman primate species: genetic characterization and ligand interactions. J Immunol. 2006;177:3848-56 pubmed
    ..Clearly, differences in interaction with IgG subclasses and in cell-type expression should be considered when using these models for in vivo evaluation of therapeutic Abs...
  49. Pandrea I, Cornell E, Wilson C, Ribeiro R, Ma D, Kristoff J, et al. Coagulation biomarkers predict disease progression in SIV-infected nonhuman primates. Blood. 2012;120:1357-66 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results demonstrate that hypercoagulation and cardiovascular pathology are at least in part a consequence of excessive immune activation and MT in SIV infection...
  50. Maille A, Engelhart L, Bourjade M, Blois Heulin C. To beg, or not to beg? That is the question: mangabeys modify their production of requesting gestures in response to human's attentional states. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e41197 pubmed publisher
    ..Although gestural communication is widespread in primates, few studies focused on the cognitive processes underlying gestures produced by monkeys...
  51. Apetrei C, Gormus B, Pandrea I, Metzger M, ten Haaft P, Martin L, et al. Direct inoculation of simian immunodeficiency virus from sooty mangabeys in black mangabeys (Lophocebus aterrimus): first evidence of AIDS in a heterologous African species and different pathologic outcomes of experimental infection. J Virol. 2004;78:11506-18 pubmed
    ..were inoculated with lepromatous tissue that had been serially passaged in four sooty mangabeys (SMs) (Cercocebus atys)...
  52. 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...
  53. 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
    ..among trees derived for the five separate gene regions: (1) mangabeys are polyphyletic within the Papionini; (2) Cercocebus is the sister taxon to the genus Mandrillus; and (3) Lophocebus belongs to a clade with Papio and Theropithecus, ..
  54. Fleagle J, McGraw W. Skeletal and dental morphology supports diphyletic origin of baboons and mandrills. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999;96:1157-61 pubmed
    ..drills (Mandrillus) are most closely related to the torquatus-galeritus group of mangabeys placed in the genus Cercocebus, whereas baboons (Papio) and geladas (Theropithecus) are most closely related to the albigena-aterrimus ..
  55. Sumner P, Mollon J. Catarrhine photopigments are optimized for detecting targets against a foliage background. J Exp Biol. 2000;203:1963-86 pubmed
    ..This is because the variance of the chromaticities of the mature leaves is minimised in one channel of the primate's colour vision, so allowing anything that is not a mature leaf to stand out...
  56. 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
    ..and conservation, with two endemic monkeys (Udzungwa red colobus Procolobus gordonorum and Sanje mangabey Cercocebus [galeritus] sanjei), and the near-endemic kipunji monkey Rungwecebus kipunji, a new genus and species discovered ..
  57. Nedellec Bienvenue D, Blois Heulin C. Eye preferences in red-capped mangabeys. Folia Primatol (Basel). 2005;76:234-7 pubmed
  58. Meertens L, Gessain A. Divergent simian T-cell lymphotropic virus type 3 (STLV-3) in wild-caught Papio hamadryas papio from Senegal: widespread distribution of STLV-3 in Africa. J Virol. 2003;77:782-9 pubmed
  59. Silvestri G. Immunity in natural SIV infections. J Intern Med. 2009;265:97-109 pubmed publisher
  60. Liegeois F, Lafay B, Switzer W, Locatelli S, Mpoudi Ngole E, Loul S, et al. Identification and molecular characterization of new STLV-1 and STLV-3 strains in wild-caught nonhuman primates in Cameroon. Virology. 2008;371:405-17 pubmed
    ..cephus. Finally, we identify relative divergence levels in the tax/rex phylogeny suggesting that additional types of PTLV should be defined, particularly for the highly divergent STLV-1(MarB43) strain that we provisionally name STLV-5...
  61. Ibegbu C, Brodie Hill A, Kourtis A, Carter A, McClure H, Chen Z, et al. Use of human CD3 monoclonal antibody for accurate CD4+ and CD8+ lymphocyte determinations in macaques: phenotypic characterization of the CD3- CD8+ cell subset. J Med Primatol. 2001;30:291-8 pubmed
    ..Phenotypic characterization of this subset of CD3- CD8+ cells indicated that they are CD16+, CD45RA+, CD11b+, CD69+ and CD28-. This would indicate that these cells represent an activated natural killer cell subset...
  62. Grimm T, Beer B, Hirsch V, Clouse K. Simian immunodeficiency viruses from multiple lineages infect human macrophages: implications for cross-species transmission. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003;32:362-9 pubmed
    ..Comparative studies using these isolates may facilitate the identification of characteristics that contribute to virus infectivity and pathogenicity...
  63. Blois Heulin C, Martinez Cruz B. Influence of food dispersion on feeding activity and social interactions in captive Lophocebus albigena and Cercocebus torquatus torquatus. Primates. 2005;46:77-90 pubmed
    ..This suggests that social context, i.e., individual histories and relationship between group members, plays an important part in the expression of the activities of each member in a group...
  64. Blois Heulin C, Bernard V, Bec P. Postural effect on manual laterality in different tasks in captive grey-cheeked mangabey (Lophocebus albigena). J Comp Psychol. 2007;121:205-13 pubmed
    ..Comparisons with data of red-capped mangabeys (Cercocebus torquatus torquatus; semiterrestrial species) were used...
  65. Walker S, Strasser M, Field L. Reproductive parameters and life-history variables in captive golden-bellied mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis chrysogaster). Am J Primatol. 2004;64:123-31 pubmed
    ..parameters and life-history variables collected at the Sacramento Zoo for five female golden-bellied mangabeys (Cercocebus agilis chrysogaster) over a 7-year period...
  66. Janmaat K, Chapman C, Meijer R, Zuberbuhler K. The use of fruiting synchrony by foraging mangabey monkeys: a 'simple tool' to find fruit. Anim Cogn. 2012;15:83-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Instead, they attended to fruiting peaks in local areas within the home range and adjusted their inspective behaviour accordingly revealing that non-human primates use botanical knowledge in a flexible way...
  67. Platt M. Animal cognition: monkey meteorology. Curr Biol. 2006;16:R464-6 pubmed
    ..These observations reveal a rich mental representation of the physical environment in monkeys and suggest foraging may have been an important selective pressure in primate cognitive evolution...
  68. Janmaat K, Byrne R, Zuberbuhler K. Primates take weather into account when searching for fruits. Curr Biol. 2006;16:1232-7 pubmed
    ..We concluded that these nonhuman primates were capable of taking into account past weather conditions when searching for food. We discuss the implication of these findings for theories of primate cognitive evolution...
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