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 615 MOCA Topics.

Topic Name Topic Authors MOCA Domainsort descending Uniqueness
Age of Pelvic Bone Fusion Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Occipital Bone Morphology MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hypoglossal Nerve Size MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No 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
Pelvic Height and Iliac Flare 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
Thoracic Innervation of the Intercostal Muscles Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Breadth of Corpus Sternii MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Speculative Difference
Kidney Basement Membrane Thickness Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Lumbar Lordosis Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Skeletal Muscle Strength Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Sphenoid Bone Length MOCA Author 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
Striding Bipedalism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Foramen Magnum Placement Melanie Beasley 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
Choroid Plexus Biondi Bodies MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Supralaryngeal Vocal Tract 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
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Lacrimal Gland Structure MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Age of Fontanelles / Cranial Sutures Closure Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hyoid Bulla Majesta O'Bleness Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hip and Knee Kinematics Carol Ward 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
Rib Cage Flaring MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Pheromone Detection Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Speculative Difference
Fine Touch Receptors MOCA Author Organ Physiology
Fine Motor Coordination MOCA Author Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Whole Body Cooling Efficiency Nina Jablonski Organ Physiology Relative 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
Emotional Lacrimation (Crying) Ben Cipollini Organ Physiology Absolute Difference
Hearing Sensitivity Anubhab Khan Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Centromere and Pericentromere Changes 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
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
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Short Tandem Repeat Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Triplet Repeat Expansions James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Relative Difference
Telomere and Subtelomere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela 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
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
Heterochromatin Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
DUF1220 Domain Copy Number Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Genomic Insertions and Deletions (Indels) Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Relative Difference
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely Difference
Epigenetic Markings Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
SERPINA13 (Serpin peptidase inhibitor, clade A (alpha-1 antiproteinase, antitrypsin), member 13) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SPANXC (SPANX family, member C) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC12 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 12) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
AQP7 (aquaporin 7) Laura Dumas, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FRMPD2 (FERM and PDZ domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
RAB3IP (RAB3A interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
ELN (elastin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
AHI1 (Abelson Helper Integration Site 1 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC13 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 13) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
EDAR (ectodysplasin A receptor) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
GLRA4 (Glycine receptor, alpha 4) 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
RGS6 (Regulator of G-protein signaling 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FOXP2 (forkhead box P2) Naruya Saitou Genetics Absolute Difference
OR4F17 (olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 17) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
SIGLEC5 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 5 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
ABCB10 (ATP-binding cassette, subfamily B (MDR/TAP) member 10) 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
SERF1A (Small EDRK-rich factor 1A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
TRGV10 (T cell receptor gamma variable 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
SIGLEC6 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 6) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
SIGLEC14 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 14) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
ARHGEF5 (Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) 5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GTF2H2 (General transcription factor IIH, polypeptide 2, 44kDa) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SMN1 (Survival of motor neurone 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
KRT41P (keratin 41 pseudogene) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
HLA-DRB1*11 (major histocompatibility complex, class II, DR beta 1 allele 11 ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC9 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 9) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC7 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 7 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
C22orf45 (Chromosome 22 open reading frame 45) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
GTF2IRD2 (GTF2I repeat domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SMN2 (Survival of motor neurone 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
FGFR2 (fibroblast growth factor receptor 2) Matthew Boisvert, Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics No Difference
C20orf203 (chromosome 20 open reading frame 203) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference

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