"Saimiri" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of the family CEBIDAE consisting of four species: S. boliviensis, S. orstedii (red-backed squirrel monkey), S. sciureus (common squirrel monkey), and S. ustus. They inhabit tropical rain forests in Central and South America. S. sciureus is used extensively in research studies.
- Monkey, Squirrel
- Monkeys, Squirrel
- Squirrel Monkeys
- Squirrel Monkey
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Saimiri" by people in Profiles.
Development of an optogenetic toolkit for neural circuit dissection in squirrel monkeys. Sci Rep. 2018 04 30; 8(1):6775.
Self-motion signals in vestibular nuclei neurons projecting to the thalamus in the alert squirrel monkey. J Neurophysiol. 2009 Apr; 101(4):1730-41.
Ultrastructural analysis of the cristae ampullares in the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus). J Comp Neurol. 2008 Nov 01; 511(1):47-64.
Coding of self-motion signals in ventro-posterior thalamus neurons in the alert squirrel monkey. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Aug; 189(4):463-72.
Activity of ventroposterior thalamus neurons during rotation and translation in the horizontal plane in the alert squirrel monkey. J Neurophysiol. 2008 May; 99(5):2533-45.
Amphetamine treatment similar to that used in the treatment of adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder damages dopaminergic nerve endings in the striatum of adult nonhuman primates. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2005 Oct; 315(1):91-8.
Context contingent signal processing in the cerebellar flocculus and ventral paraflocculus during gaze saccades. J Neurophysiol. 2004 Aug; 92(2):797-807.
Signal processing of semicircular canal and otolith signals in the vestibular nuclei during passive and active head movements. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2003 Oct; 1004:169-82.
Firing behaviour of squirrel monkey eye movement-related vestibular nucleus neurons during gaze saccades. J Physiol. 2003 Jan 01; 546(Pt 1):207-24.
Functional promiscuity of squirrel monkey growth hormone receptor toward both primate and nonprimate growth hormones. Mol Biol Evol. 2002 Jul; 19(7):1083-92.