Hylobatidae

Known as: lesser apes 
A family of the suborder HAPLORHINI comprising only one genus, HYLOBATES (also called Nomascus or Symphalangus).
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2012
2012
Gibbons (Hylobatidae) are small, arboreal apes indigenous to Southeast Asia that diverged from other apes ∼15-18 Ma. Extant… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Childbirth is complicated in humans relative to other primates. Unlike the situation in great apes, human neonates are about the… (More)
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2005
2005
Contrary to usual practice, the generic nomen Bunopithecus is not applicable to hoolock gibbons. We recount the history of its… (More)
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2005
2005
P. F. MacNeilage, M. G. Studdert-Kennedy, and B. Lindblom (1987) proposed a progression for handedness in primates that was… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
Defensins are endogenous, cysteine-rich antimicrobial peptides that contribute to host defence against bacterial, fungal and… (More)
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2003
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2003
Although human and gibbons are classified in the same primate superfamily (Hominoidae), their karyotypes differ by extensive… (More)
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2002
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2002
Studies of human genetic diseases have suggested a higher mutation rate in males than in females and the male-to-female ratio… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Area 10 is one of the cortical areas of the frontal lobe involved in higher cognitive functions such as the undertaking of… (More)
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1998
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1998
The limbic frontal cortex forms part of the neural substrate responsible for emotional reactions to social stimuli. Area 13 is… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The planum temporale (PT), a portion of Wernicke's area, is important for linguistic functions in humans and is larger in the… (More)
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