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
Prognathism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bicondylar Angle of the Femur Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Hip and Knee Kinematics Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Protuberantia Menti (Chin) Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Age of Pelvic Bone Fusion Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Rib Cage Flaring MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Occipital Bone Morphology MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Size of Apical Phalangeal Tufts MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Upright Posture Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Morphology of the Brow Ridge MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Hyoid Bulla Majesta O'Bleness Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Relative Thumb Length MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
External Nose Projection Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sagittal Crest of the Skull MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Breadth of Corpus Sternii MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Speculative Difference
Dentition Size and Tooth Number Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Kidney Basement Membrane Thickness Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Lumbar Lordosis Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bipedal Foot Morphology Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Hypoglossal Nerve Size MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics No Difference
Scoliosis Camille Toarmino 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
Pelvic Height and Iliac Flare MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Thoracic Innervation of the Intercostal Muscles Philip Lieberman 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
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely 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
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
Whole Body Cooling Efficiency Nina Jablonski Organ Physiology Relative Difference
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely 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
Genomic Segmental Duplications/Low Copy Repeats Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Absolute 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
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely Difference
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative 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
Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies Tim Crow Genomics Absolute Difference
S100A7 (S100 calcium binding protein A7) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
CMAH (cytidine monophosphate-N-acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase (CMP-N-acetylneuraminate monooxygenase) pseudogene) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
HAR1 (human accelerated region 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
RLN (relaxin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CDK5RAP2 (CDK5 regulatory subunit-associated protein 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CHRFAM7A (CHRNA7 (cholinergic receptor, nicotinic, alpha 7) and FAM7A (family with sequence similarity 7A) fusion) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
HYDIN (Hydrocephalus inducing homolog) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SRGAP2 (SLIT-ROBO Rho GTPase activating protein 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
TBC1D3 (TBC domain family, member 3) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
COX5A (cytochrome c oxidase subunit Va) Lawrence Grossman Genetics Relative Difference
SIGLEC1 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 1, sialoadhesin) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
FSHR (Follicle-stimulating hormone receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CHRM3 (Cholinergic receptor, muscarinic 3) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
LEPR (Leptin receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
TDG (Thymine-DNA glycosylase) 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
SIGLEC11 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 11) 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
ARHGAP11B (Rho GTPase Activating Protein 11B) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Absolute Difference
TDH (L-threonin dehydrogenase) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC12 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 12) 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
THBS4 (Thrombospondin 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
ELN (elastin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
AMY1A (amylase, alpha 1A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC13 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 13) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute 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
FZD8 (frizzled 8) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference

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