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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of the Primates comprising the apes and monkeys; - so called because the hind foot is usually prehensile, and the great toe opposable somewhat like a thumb. Formerly the Quadrumana were considered an order distinct from the Bimana, which last included man alone.
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In fluorescent detection schemes, the derivative of SH, sulfahydril group is usually done with compounds like mono bromo bimane (MBB) or mono chloro bimane (MCB) in basic medium (pH ~8.0) followed by studying the final products either after acidifying like by using 5% SSA or in basic medium.