chimpanzee : Sum

GAIN ID numberGAIN ID number
We assinged GAIN original IDs based on the domestic studbook numbers.
:0114    (2020-05-27Updated)
International studbook number: -

Name Sum
Sex Male
Species or Subspecies P. t. verus
Date of birth 1978.05.21
Place of birth Tama Zoological Park
Current facility Tobu Zoo
Father Joe
Mother Pine
The individual looks like Joe with advancing age. He has a meaty body with a constricted waist. He has no white hair yet.
This individual has a straightforward character. During displaying, he sometimes throws a tree branch and a tire. He likes to surprise children.
Life history
1978.05.21 Sum was born at Tama Zoological Park.
1981.02.09 Sum moved to Tobu Zoo with Betty  {0006} .
1981.12.18 Mally  {0061}  moved to Tobu Zoo. She lives with Sum  {0114} , Betty  {0006} , and Mally  {0061} .
1986.09.30 Betty  {0006}  died.
1988.03.28 Mally  {0061}  died.
2012.06.01 Sum died from circulatory disorder.
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Research results using samples from this individual
Zachary Yu-Ching Lin, Risako Nakai, Hirohisa Hirai, Daiki Kozuka, Seiya Katayama, Shin-ichiro Nakamura, Sawako Okada, Ryunosuke Kitajima, Hiroo Imai, Hideyuki Okano, Masanori Imamura. (2020) Reprogramming of chimpanzee fibroblasts into a multipotent cancerous but not fully pluripotent state by transducing iPSC factors in 2i/LIF culture. *Differentiation*, 112: 67-76. doi: 10.1016/j.diff.2020.01.002

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