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
Breadth of Corpus Sternii MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Speculative Difference
Kidney Basement Membrane Thickness Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Rib Cage Flaring MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Lumbar Lordosis Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Upright Posture Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
External Nose Projection Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hyoid Bulla Majesta O'Bleness Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Dentition Size and Tooth Number Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Skeletal Muscle Strength Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Sphenoid Bone Length MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bipedal Foot Morphology Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Thumb Opposability MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hypoglossal Nerve Size MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Striding Bipedalism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Foramen Magnum Placement Melanie Beasley 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
Small/Large Intestine Length Ratio MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Inner Ear Canal Morphology Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Thoracic Innervation of the Intercostal Muscles Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute 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
Hearing Sensitivity Anubhab Khan Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Fine Motor Coordination MOCA Author Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Sustained Running Behavior Vairavan Lakshmanan Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Behavior In Water Leela Davies Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Salt-Handling MOCA Author Organ Physiology Speculative Difference
Pheromone Detection Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Speculative Difference
Emotional Lacrimation (Crying) Ben Cipollini Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Fine Touch Receptors MOCA Author Organ Physiology
Whole Body Cooling Efficiency Nina Jablonski Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Recombination Hotspots Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Genomic Insertions, Deletions, Inversions and Single Nucleotide Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute 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
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
Short Interspersed Elements (SINEs)/Alu Types and Distribution John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
Heterochromatin Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Endogenous Retroviral Types and Distribution Haig Kazazian, John Moran Genomics Relative Difference
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Triplet Repeat Expansions James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Relative Difference
Mitochondrial Changes and Sequence Migration to the Nucleus Lawrence Grossman, Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely Difference
Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies Tim Crow Genomics Absolute Difference
Genomic Insertions and Deletions (Indels) Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Relative Difference
Epigenetic Markings Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Short Tandem Repeat Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Centromere and Pericentromere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Telomere and Subtelomere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
ARHGAP11B (Rho GTPase Activating Protein 11B) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Absolute Difference
TDG (Thymine-DNA glycosylase) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FOXP2 (forkhead box P2) Naruya Saitou Genetics Absolute Difference
SIGLEC5 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 5 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
GADD45G (Growth arrest and DNA-damage-inducible protein 45 gamma) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CKB (Creatine kinase brain) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MBL1P (mannose-binding lectin (protein A) 1, pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
TDH (L-threonin dehydrogenase) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
SIGLEC6 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 6) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
PAK2 (p21 activated kinase 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CLLU1 (Chronic lymphocytic leukemia up-regulated 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
MOXD2P (monooxygenase, DBH-like 2, pseudogene ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FZD8 (frizzled 8) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
THBS4 (Thrombospondin 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
KRT41P (keratin 41 pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
SIGLEC9 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 9) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
AMY1A (amylase, alpha 1A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SLC2A1 (Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter) member 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DDX11L (DEAD/H (Asp-Glu-Ala-Asp/His) box polypeptide 11 like) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MRC1 (Mannose receptor, C type 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DCHS1 (Dachsous Cadherin-Related 1) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
ZNF322 (Zinc finger protein 322) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FGFR2 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2) Matthew Boisvert, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
TAS2R38 (taste receptor, type 2, member 38) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
UOX (urate oxidase, pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
SLC2A4 (Solute carrier family 2 (facilitated glucose transporter) member 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DNAH10OS (Dynein, axonemal heavy chain 10 opposite strand) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
NAIP (NLR family, apoptosis inhibitory protein ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DUX4 (double homeobox 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
MCPH1 (microcephalin 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
TTR (transthyretin) MOCA Author Genetics Likely Difference
APOC1 (apolipoprotein C-I) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
DRD5 (Dopamine receptor D5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
NCF1 (Neutrophil cytosolic factor 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
KIR3DL1 (killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, three domains, long cytoplasmic tail, 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference

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