Published in AIDS Weekly, July 10th, 2006
"Indian-origin rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) have long served as an animal model for the study of human disease and behavior. Given the current shortage of Indian-origin rhesus, many researchers have turned to rhesus macaques from China as a substitute.
"However, a number of studies have identified marked genetic differences between the Chinese and Indian animals," investigators in the United States report.
According to R.C. Kyes and colleagues at the University of Washington, Washington National Primate Research Center, "We...
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