Breeding of Macaca fascicularis for poliovaccine production.

  title={Breeding of Macaca fascicularis for poliovaccine production.},
  author={Ron Boot and B C Kruijt and G J van Steenis and A L van Wezel},
  journal={Developments in biological standardization},
In our Institute Cynomolgus monkeys (M. fascicularis) are mainly used for production and control of poliovaccine. In 1974 a small individual breeding colony was started. Last year the colony was enlarged with 10 harem groups. Based on colony reproduction data, group breeding seems more successful than individual breeding. Owing to developments in the… CONTINUE READING