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
Upper Facial Height Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hyoid Bulla Majesta O'Bleness Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
External Nose Projection Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Skeletal Robusticity MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Prognathism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Dentition Size and Tooth Number Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bicondylar Angle of the Femur Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Protuberantia Menti (Chin) Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bipedal Foot Morphology Carol Ward 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
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
Scoliosis Camille Toarmino 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
Sphenoid Bone Length MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Skeletal Muscle Strength Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Thumb Opposability MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Foramen Magnum Placement Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Choroid Plexus Biondi Bodies MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Striding Bipedalism MOCA Author 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
Supralaryngeal Vocal Tract Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely 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
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Genomic Insertions and Deletions (Indels) Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Relative Difference
Epigenetic Markings Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Likely Difference
Centromere and Pericentromere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute Difference
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely 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
Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies Tim Crow 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
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Triplet Repeat Expansions James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Genomics Relative Difference
Short Tandem Repeat Content 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
Telomere and Subtelomere Changes Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela 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
Heterochromatin Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute 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
CMAH (cytidine monophosphate-N-acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase (CMP-N-acetylneuraminate monooxygenase) pseudogene) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
NAIP (NLR family, apoptosis inhibitory protein ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
RLN (relaxin) 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
APOC1 (apolipoprotein C-I) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
DRD5 (Dopamine receptor D5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
COX5A (cytochrome c oxidase subunit Va) Lawrence Grossman Genetics Relative Difference
NCF1 (Neutrophil cytosolic factor 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC1 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 1, sialoadhesin) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
DUX4 (double homeobox 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
AQP7 (aquaporin 7) Laura Dumas, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DUSP22 (Dual specificity phosphatase 22) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, creatine), member 8) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
OCLN (Occludin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC11 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 11) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
KIR3DL1 (killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, three domains, long cytoplasmic tail, 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
EDAR (ectodysplasin A receptor) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
E2F6 (E2F transcription factor 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PDE4DIP (Phosphodiesterase 4D interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC12 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 12) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
CASC5 (Cancer Susceptibility Candidate 5 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
FCGR1A (Fc fragment of IgG, high affinity Ia, receptor (CD64)) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
ELN (elastin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
PTPN20A (Protein tyrosine phosphatase, non-receptor type 20A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC13 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 13) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
SPANXB (SPANX family, member B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SPANXC (SPANX family, member C) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely 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
FOXP2 (forkhead box P2) Naruya Saitou Genetics Absolute Difference

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