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A vervet (Chlorocebus aethiops) of northeast Africa.

[French, of unknown origin.]
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(Animals) an E African variety of a common guenon monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops, having long white tufts of hair on either side of the face. Compare green monkey, vervet
[C19: from French, of unknown origin]
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(ˈgrɪv ɪt)

an Ethiopian guenon, Cercopithecus aethiops, with a gray body and black face.
[1855–60; orig. uncertain]
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Noun1.grivet - white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the facegrivet - white and olive green East African monkey with long white tufts of hair beside the face
guenon, guenon monkey - small slender African monkey having long hind limbs and tail and long hair around the face
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This in turn may lower effective population sizes, even if pollen flow is extensive (Grivet, Robledo-Arnuncio, Smouse, & Sork, 2009).
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The cell line BGM-70 derived from baby grivet monkey was reported to support the growth and rapidly attenuate classical, variant, and very virulent IBDV strains and with high viral titer [6, 15,18].
fuscata) 0/2 Tufted capuchin (Sapajus apella) 0/4 Grivet (Cercopithecus aethiops) 0/1 Hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas) 0/1 Total 2/62 (3.22) Species IgM titer ([dagger]) Tonkean macaque (Macaca tonkeana) Negative Cynomolgus macaque (M.
Chlorocebus aethiops, formerly known as Cercopithecus aethiops, is commonly referred to as the African green monkey, vervet, tantulus, savannah, or the grivet monkey.
So far, different molecular markers, such as target region amplified polymorphism (Que et al., 2009), restriction fragment length polymorphism (Daugrois et al., 1996; Grivet et al., 1996), amplified fragment length polymorphism (Cai et al., 2005; Aitken et al., 2005, 2006), random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) (Mudge et al., 1996; Tabasum et al., 2010), and simple sequence repeat (SSR) (Pan, 2006; Santos et al., 2012), have been used in studies on the genetic diversity of sugarcane.
[169.] Porta T, Grivet C, Kraemer T, Varesio E, Hopfgartner G:
The cell line BGM-70 (ECACC cat number 90092601) is an epithelial-like cell derived from baby grivet monkey kidney (ECACC, Porton Down, Salisbury, SP4 0JG, UK) that was maintained in minimum essential medium (MEM) with 5% C[O.sub.2] at 37[degrees]C.