Paternity in Primates: Tests and Theories: Implications of Human DNA Fingerprint

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783805554947
  • Publisher: Karger, S. Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1991
  • Pages: 288

Table of Contents

Introduction: Paternity in Primates
Some Impacts of Paternity Studies on Primate Ethology 1
DNA Typing in Human Parentage Testing using Multilocus and Single-Locus Probes 3
Biochemical Markers and Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms in Baboons: Their Power for Paternity Exclusion 18
A Comparison of the Success of Electrophoretic Methods and DNA Fingerprinting for Paternity Testing in Captive Groups of Rhesus Macaques 32
Genetic Identification of Nonhuman Primates using Tandem-Repetitive DNA Sequences 53
Paternity Exclusion using Multiple Hypervariable Microsatellite Loci Amplified from Nuclear DNA of Hair Cells 63
Nuclear DNA Polymorphisms in Hominoids and Cercopithecoids: Applications to Paternity Testing 82
DNA Fingerprinting and Paternity Assessment in Old World Monkeys and Ringtailed Lemurs 96
Application of DNA Fingerprinting to Familial Studies of Gabonese Primates 113
Paternity Testing in Captive Japanese Macaques (Macaca fuscata) using DNA Fingerprinting 131
Paternity Determination by Oligonucleotide DNA Fingerprinting in Barbary Macaques (Macaca sylvanus) 141
Application of Blood Protein Electrophoresis and DNA Fingerprinting to the Analysis of Paternity and Social Characteristics of Wild Barbary Macaques 155
Male Social Rank and Reproductive Success in Wild Long-Tailed Macaques. Paternity Exclusions by Blood Protein Analysis and DNA Finger-printing 175
DNA Fingerprinting of Free-Ranging Groups of Common Marmosets (Callithrix jacchus jacchus) in NE Brazil 192
Monogamous Social Systems and Paternity in Primates 203
Sperm Competition, Reproductive Tactics, and Paternity in Savanna Baboons and Rhesus Macaques 225
Female Cycles in Relation to Paternity in Primate Societies 238
Appendix: Methodology Associated with DNA Typing 275
Subject Index 281
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