Effects of gender and social behavior on the development of coronary artery atherosclerosis in cynomolgus macaques.

@article{Hamm1983EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of gender and social behavior on the development of coronary artery atherosclerosis in cynomolgus macaques.},
  author={Thomas E. Hamm and Jay R. Kaplan and Thomas B. Clarkson and Bill C Bullock},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={1983},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={221-33}
}
This experiment involved examination of the effects of gender and social status ('competitive dominance') on the coronary artery atherosclerosis of cynomolgus monkeys. Thirty-two adult Macaca fascicularis (16 males, 16 females) were fed a diet containing a moderate amount of cholesterol (0.56 mg/cal) for 16 months. The monkeys were housed in groups of 4 animals of the same sex, and all groups were stable in composition for the entire experiment. After 1 year a'competitive dominance' score was… CONTINUE READING

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