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 Domain Uniquenesssort descending
Facial recognition Heidi Sharipov Behavior Speculative Difference
Invasive Trophoblast Implantation and Placentation Majesta O'Bleness Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Magnocellular Retinal Ganglion Cell Size Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Volume of Frontal Lobe White Matter Leela Davies Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Cutaneous Biosynthesis of Vitamin D Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Protein Expression in the Amygdala Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Short-Term Memory Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Gallstones Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Age-Associated Osteoporosis MOCA Author Pathology Speculative Difference
Cortical Morphology Todd Preuss Neuroscience Speculative Difference
Morning Sickness Kari Hanson Reproductive Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Cutaneous Touch Receptor Sensitivity MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Speculative Difference
Gout Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Breadth of Corpus Sternii MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Speculative Difference
SVA (SINE/VNTR/Alu) Element Expansion John Moran Genomics Speculative Difference
Perception/Awareness of Information about Others Lisa Parr Cognition Speculative Difference
Psychopathy Tim Crow Mental Disease Speculative Difference
Clostridium difficile Infection Nissi Varki Medical Disease Speculative Difference
Hemochromatosis Nissi Varki Pathology Speculative Difference
Siglec Expression on T Cells Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Intraspecific Aggression Pascal Gagneux, Stephen Johnston, Jeremy Karnowski, Corinna Most, Hector Reynoso, Heidi Sharipov Behavior Likely Difference
FCGR1A (Fc fragment of IgG, high affinity Ia, receptor (CD64)) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
PTPN20A (Protein tyrosine phosphatase, non-receptor type 20A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Sperm Count Pascal Gagneux Reproductive Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Archaic Adaptive Introgression Andrew Schork Genomics Likely Difference
SPANXB (SPANX family, member B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Meningococcal Meningitis Leela Davies Medical Disease Likely Difference
Mitochondrial Changes and Sequence Migration to the Nucleus Lawrence Grossman, Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin (SIGLEC) James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Cholera Robert Thomas Medical Disease Likely Difference
T Cell Reactivity Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Maternal Infanticide Corinna Most Behavior Likely Difference
Planning Ahead Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Outer Subventricular Zone Stephen Johnston Neuroscience Likely 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
Behavior In Water Leela Davies Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Planum Temporale Cortical Asymmetry MOCA Author Neuroscience Likely Difference
SPANXC (SPANX family, member C) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Salmonella typhi Infection Severity (Typhoid Fever) MOCA Author Medical Disease Likely Difference
Killer Cell Ig-Like Receptor (KIR) James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Influenza A Infection Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
SIGLEC7 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 7 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
Aversion to Foul Odors MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
Milk Composition Pascal Gagneux Cell Biology and Biochemistry Likely Difference
Laughing Response to Physical Stimuli Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Subcutaneous Fat Nina Jablonski Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
GLRA4 (Glycine receptor, alpha 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Incest Avoidance Laura Sancho Behavior Likely Difference
RAB3IP (RAB3A interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Emulative learning Tetsuro Matsuzawa Cognition Likely Difference
AHI1 (Abelson Helper Integration Site 1 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
Taste Receptors James Sikela, Veronica Searles Quick Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
Viral Hepatitis Complications Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
SIGLEC16 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 16) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
Sialic Acid Recognition by Siglecs Ajit Varki Immunology Likely Difference
Mitochondrial Energy Metabolism Lawrence Grossman Cell Biology and Biochemistry Likely Difference
ABCB10 (ATP-binding cassette, subfamily B (MDR/TAP) member 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Smiling Caroline Horton Behavior Likely Difference
GRIN3A (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Nissi Varki Pathology Likely Difference
RGS6 (Regulator of G-protein signaling 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Suicide Tim Crow Mental Disease Likely Difference
Arbitrary Reference Robert Kluender Communication Likely Difference
Symbolic Play Linda Marchant Behavior Likely Difference
Thyroid Hormone Metabolism MOCA Author Endocrinology Likely Difference
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
Inner Ear Canal Morphology Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
SERF1A (Small EDRK-rich factor 1A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
End Stage Renal Disease Fawn Stroud Medical Disease Likely Difference
CCL3L1 (chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 3-like 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Dementias Tim Crow Mental Disease Likely Difference
Kruppel-type Zinc Finger Family Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
HIV Progression to AIDS Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
RLN (relaxin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Response to Tuberculin Test Ajit Varki Immunology 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
Voluntary Control of Breathing Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
HLA-DRB1*11 (major histocompatibility complex, class II, DR beta 1 allele 11 ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DUX Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Gene Family Expansion and Loss Likely Difference
SIGLEC1 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 1, sialoadhesin) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
AR (Androgen receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Arsenic Detoxification MOCA Author Pharmacology Likely Difference
CDH12 (cadherin 12, type 2 (N-cadherin 2) ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Sense of Justice MOCA Author Behavior Likely Difference
GTF2IRD2 (GTF2I repeat domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Parental Investment Barry Bogin General Life History Likely Difference
Pattern of Gyrification Stephen Johnston, Hector Reynoso Neuroscience Likely Difference
SMN2 (Survival of motor neurone 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Short Tandem Repeat Content Veronica Searles Quick, James Sikela Genomics Likely Difference
Myocardial Infarction (Atherosclerotic Coronary Thrombosis) Ajit Varki Medical Disease Likely Difference
SIGLEC11 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 11) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
CDK5RAP2 (CDK5 regulatory subunit-associated protein 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
Wound Healing Rate MOCA Author Skin Biology and Disease Likely Difference
Mind-Altering Drug Use Landon Klein Pharmacology 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

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