Funding for this research was provided by:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (552032/2010-7)
Fundação Amazônia Paraense de Amparo à Pesquisa (2010/110447, ICAAF 007/2011)
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (047/2012)
Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (2.318.697.0001)
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Mato Grosso (477017/2011)
Received: 14 July 2018
Accepted: 16 September 2019
First Online: 10 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The animals were maintained in the lab with food and water, free from stress, until their euthanasia by IP injection of buffered and diluted barbiturates under local anesthetic (Ketamine HCl in combination with Diazepam), according to procedures recommended by the American Society of Mammalogists. The Ethics Committee (Comitê de Ética Animal da Universidade Federal do Pará) approved this research (Permit 68/2015). JCP has a permanent field permit, number 13248 from “Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação da Biodiversidade”. The Cytogenetics Laboratory, CEABIO from UFPa has permit number 19/2003 from the Ministry of Environment for sample transport and permit 52/2003 for using the samples for research.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.