MOCA Topics

This page lists MOCA Topics. Each topic presents existing data about a particular difference between humans and non-human hominids. Topics are grouped into MOCA Domains. Displaying 101 - 200 of 617 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort descending Uniqueness
Thumb Opposability MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Pelvic Height and Iliac Flare MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Scoliosis Camille Toarmino Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Striding Bipedalism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Foramen Magnum Placement Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Thoracic Innervation of the Intercostal Muscles Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Small/Large Intestine Length Ratio MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Inner Ear Canal Morphology Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Sclera Pigmentation Hope Morgan Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Occipitomarginal Venous Sinus MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Lacrimal Gland Structure MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Age of Fontanelles / Cranial Sutures Closure Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sexual Body Size Dimorphism Hector Reynoso Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Size and Position of Frontal Air Sinuses Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Laryngeal Air Sacs Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Upper Facial Height Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Skeletal Robusticity MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Prognathism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Choroid Plexus Biondi Bodies MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Bicondylar Angle of the Femur Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Protuberantia Menti (Chin) Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Supralaryngeal Vocal Tract Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Age of Pelvic Bone Fusion Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Occipital Bone Morphology MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hip and Knee Kinematics Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Size of Apical Phalangeal Tufts MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Morphology of the Brow Ridge MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Rib Cage Flaring MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Relative Thumb Length MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sagittal Crest of the Skull MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Upright Posture Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Fine Motor Coordination MOCA Author Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Sustained Running Behavior Vairavan Lakshmanan Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Pheromone Detection Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Speculative Difference
Behavior In Water Leela Davies Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Salt-Handling MOCA Author Organ Physiology Speculative Difference
Emotional Lacrimation (Crying) Ben Cipollini Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Fine Touch Receptors MOCA Author Organ Physiology
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Whole Body Cooling Efficiency Nina Jablonski Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Hearing Sensitivity Anubhab Khan Organ Physiology Relative Difference
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Triplet Repeat Expansions James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Relative Difference
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely Difference
Mitochondrial Changes and Sequence Migration to the Nucleus Lawrence Grossman, Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies Tim Crow Genomics Absolute Difference
Short Tandem Repeat Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Genomic Insertions and Deletions (Indels) Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Relative Difference
Telomere and Subtelomere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Epigenetic Markings Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Genomic Insertions, Deletions, Inversions and Single Nucleotide Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Gene Conversion James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Absolute Difference
Percent Identity of Genomic DNA and Amino Acid Sequences Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
DUF1220 Domain Copy Number Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Centromere and Pericentromere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Heterochromatin Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Recombination Hotspots Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Long Interspersed Elements (LINEs) Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Human Accelerated Regions (HARs) and Changes in Conserved Sequences James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Short Interspersed Elements (SINEs)/Alu Types and Distribution John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Endogenous Retroviral Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
EDAR (ectodysplasin A receptor) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
E2F6 (E2F transcription factor 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PDE4DIP (Phosphodiesterase 4D interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MCPH1 (microcephalin 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
CASC5 (Cancer Susceptibility Candidate 5 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
TTR (transthyretin) MOCA Author Genetics Likely Difference
FCGR1A (Fc fragment of IgG, high affinity Ia, receptor (CD64)) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PTPN20A (Protein tyrosine phosphatase, non-receptor type 20A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MC1R (melanocortin 1 receptor (alpha melanocyte stimulating hormone receptor) ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
SPANXB (SPANX family, member B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
TH (tyrosine hydroxylase) Landon Klein Genetics Relative Difference
SIGLEC14 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 14) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
FRMPD2 (FERM and PDZ domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SERPINA13 (Serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade A (alpha-1 antiproteinase, antitrypsin), member 13) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
NBPF15 (neuroblastoma breakpoint family, member 15) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
SPANXC (SPANX family, member C) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC7 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 7 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
GLRA4 (Glycine receptor, alpha 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
APOE (apolipoprotein E) Caleb Finch Genetics Relative Difference
RAB3IP (RAB3A interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MHC Class I Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
AHI1 (Abelson Helper Integration Site 1 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC16 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 16) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
ABCB10 (ATP-binding cassette, subfamily B (MDR/TAP) member 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GRIN3A (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
ASPM (asp (abnormal spindle) homolog, microcephaly associated) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
RGS6 (Regulator of G-protein signaling 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MYH16 (myosin, heavy chain 16 pseudogene) Naruya Saitou Genetics Absolute Difference
OR4F17 (olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 17) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
ARHGEF5 (Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) 5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GRIN3B (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CASP12 (caspase-12 gene/pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
SERF1A (Small EDRK-rich factor 1A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PCDH11XY (protocadherin 11 X Y linked) Tim Crow, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
TRGV10 (T cell receptor gamma variable 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics

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