Scaling Relationships Between Cranial Morphological Features and Cranial Capacity in Modern Humans
Is the southern patas monkey Erythrocebus baumstarki Africa's next primate extinction? Reassessing taxonomy, distribution, abundance, and conservation
- Environmental ScienceAmerican journal of primatology
This article provides recommendations for reducing the threats and promoting the recovery of E. baumstarki and heightens awareness of the dire conservation status of this monkey and encourages an increase in research and conservation action for this monkey.
Cranial shape variation in adult howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus)
- BiologyAmerican journal of primatology
It is suggested that allometry is the main source of variation involved in shaping cranial morphology in howlers, influencing the degree of facial proportions and braincase flattening, and generating the main sexual differences.
Phylogenetic relationship among slender loris species (Primates, Lorisidae: Loris) in Sri Lanka based on mtDNA CO1 barcoding
- BiologyTURKISH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY
The results of the study have provided the first DNA barcoding analysis on slender lorises in Sri Lanka to resolve phylogenetic relationships and revealed 2 clades with high branch supports (>60%), consistent with the 2 slender loris species.
Morphometric Data from a Wild Female Titi Monkey, Callicebus cupreus
Costs of twins in free-ranging white-bellied spider monkeys (Ateles belzebuth) at Tinigua National Park, Colombia are studied.
Respiratory System Diseases of Nonhuman Primates
- Biology, MedicineNonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research
Structural characterization of neutral and acidic oligosaccharides in the milks of strepsirrhine primates: greater galago, aye-aye, Coquerel’s sifaka and mongoose lemur
- Biology, MedicineGlycoconjugate Journal
The finding of a variety of neutral and acidic oligosaccharides in the milks of strepsirrhines, as previously reported for haplorhines, suggests that such constituents are ancient rather than derived features, and are as characteristic of primate lactation is the classic disaccharide, lactose.
A Model for the Emergence of Social Organization in primates
- BiologyAdv. Complex Syst.
A model that qualitatively reproduces the relationship between the repertoire of signals used for communication and neocortex size of different species of primates and the topology of the social network formed by the interactions between individuals is developed.
Anthropochorous mammals of the Old World in the West Indies
There is clear evidence for the introduction of Old World mammals to the West Indies from the very first human appearance in the region, including monkeys, lagomorphs, carnivores, deer, commensal and non-commensal rodents, and possibly hedgehogs.
Metabolic bone disease in a white‐faced saki ( Pithecia pithecia )
- BiologyVeterinary Record Case Reports
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A hierarchy of signals regulates entry of membrane proteins into the ciliary membrane domain in epithelial cells
- BiologyThe Journal of cell biology
The NHERF1-ERM-actin network comprises a selective retention matrix that prevents interacting membrane proteins from entering the ciliary membrane.
Primates and the Evolution of Long, Slow Life Histories
- Biology, PsychologyCurrent Biology
Organizing the cell cortex: the role of ERM proteins
- BiologyNature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology
The ERM proteins (ezrin, radixin and moesin) have a crucial role in organizing membrane domains through their ability to interact with transmembrane proteins and the cytoskeleton and can provide structural links to strengthen the cell cortex and regulate the activities of signal transduction pathways.
Colugos: obscure mammals glide into the evolutionary limelight
- BiologyJournal of biology
A new study of colugo chromosomes indicates an affinity between colugos and tree-shrews, rather than a sister-group relationship as previously thought.
Get round and stiff for mitosis
- BiologyHFSP journal
Recent new insight into the mechanism involved will prompt the scientific community to focus on the regulation of the physical links that exist between the lipid bilayer membrane and the underlying actin cytoskeleton since it now appears that these will strongly influence some crucial cellular events such as the spatial organization of cell division.
The delayed rise of present-day mammals
- Geography, Environmental ScienceNature
The results show that the phylogenetic ‘fuses’ leading to the explosion of extant placental orders are not only very much longer than suspected previously, but also challenge the hypothesis that the end-Cretaceous mass extinction event had a major, direct influence on the diversification of today’s mammals.
The Primate Fossil Record
- Geography, Environmental Science
This book discusses the earliest fossil primates and the evolution of prosimians, the origin and diversification of anthropoid primates, and the hominoid radiation in Asia.
Primate origins: plugging the gaps
- Geography, GeologyNature
Although the origin of the simian primates is obscure, new fossil evidence could push it further back by at least 10 million years, reflecting the low sampling level of the primate fossil record, which can potentially also lead to underestimation of times of origin within thePrimate tree.
Moesin: a member of the protein 4.1-talin-ezrin family of proteins.
- BiologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
The data indicate that moesin is identical to the 77-kDa band that copurifies with ezrin in its isolation from human placenta, and a similar role for moesIn is implied by structure and domain predictions derived from the cDNA-deduced peptide sequence.