Salivary Protein Variation in Macaque Monkeys

  • Goichi Ishimoto
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics book series (HAEMOGENETICS, volume 1)


Several human salivary proteins are known to exhibit genetic polymorphism, but little information is sofar available in non-human primates as to such phenotypic variability. We tried to collect a considerable number of saliva samples from Japanese monkey(Macaca fuscata) and also other species of macaques to examine their salivary proteins.


Saliva Sample Phenotypic Variability Japanese Monkey Salivary Protein Salivary Amylase 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Goichi Ishimoto
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  1. 1.Department of Legal MedicineMie University School of MedicineTsuJapan

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