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Table 1 Species-dependent differences

From: Genetically modified large animal models for investigating neurodegenerative diseases

Species Sexual maturity Gestation period Average life span (year) Average weight (kg)
Human 15–18 years 266 days 75 50
Rhesus monkey 3–5 years 165 days 25 6
Pig 9–11 months 114 days 7 80
Mouse 6–8 weeks 19–21 days 2 0.03