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(Animals) a small South American squirrel-monkey of the genus Chrysothrix (formerly Saimiris)
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Noun1.saimiri - squirrel monkeysSaimiri - squirrel monkeys      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cebidae, family Cebidae - all the New World monkeys except marmosets and tamarins
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Interspecies transmission of chronic wasting disease prions to squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).
Herpesvirus saimiri immortalization of Aotus T lymphocytes specific for an immunogenically modified peptide of Plasmodium falciparum merozoite surface antigen 2.
Hofing, "Mycobacterium kansasii infection in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus sciureus)," Journal of Medical Primatology, vol.
This filarioid species was previously recorded in Saimiri sciureus from Guyana and Peru, in Saimiri boliviensis from Peru, and in Sapajus sp.
Enrichment and individual differences affect welfare indicators in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus).
Moore-Ede, "Lithium lengthens circadian period in a diurnal primate, Saimiri sciureus," Biological Psychiatry, vol.
Genomic DNA was isolated using a standard protocol from heparinized blood samples from the following species: (1) Hominoid: chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and gorilla (Gorilla gorilla); (2) Old world monkey: rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta), cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis), African green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops), colobus (Procolobus badius), and langur (Trachypithecus cristatus); (3) New world monkey: marmoset (Callithrix jacchus), squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus), and night monkey (Aotus trivirgatus); (4) Strepsirrhini: ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta).
However, most of the viral GPCRs show homology to the humane chemokine receptors, for example, the resemblance of US28 to the human C[X.sub.3]CR1 receptor [9, 12] and the CXC-chemokine receptors encoded by rhadinoviruses like ORF74 encoded by human Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) and of Equine herpesvirus 2 and ECRF3 encoded by Herpesvirus saimiri [19-22].
For instance, herpesvirus saimiri (HVS), an oncogenic [gamma]-herpesvirus that infects New World monkeys, expresses small nuclear RNAs (snRNAs) of the Sm-class called HSURs which are processed by the integrator complex to produce viral pre-miRNAs.
Tambien se ha encontrado en primates de los generos lemur, Propithecus, Tarsius, Pithecia, Callithrix, Aotus, Saimiri, Cercopithecus, Colobus y Papio (DIOGO & WOOD, 2012).