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
Sexual Body Size Dimorphism Hector Reynoso Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Upper Facial Height Robert Franciscus Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Laryngeal Air Sacs Philip Lieberman Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Skeletal Robusticity MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Prognathism MOCA Author 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
Age of Pelvic Bone Fusion Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Occipital Bone Morphology MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute 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
Choroid Plexus Biondi Bodies MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Relative Thumb Length MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sagittal Crest of the Skull MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Supralaryngeal Vocal Tract 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
Hip and Knee Kinematics Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Lumbar Lordosis Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Rib Cage Flaring MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Number of Lumbar Vertebrae Nissi Varki Anatomy and Biomechanics Likely Difference
Low Trabecular Bone Density MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics
Upright Posture Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sphenoid Bone Length MOCA Author 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 Muscle Strength Nina Jablonski Anatomy and Biomechanics Relative Difference
Length of Cervical Vertebral Spinous Processes MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Dentition Size and Tooth Number Jean-Jacques Hublin Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Thumb Opposability MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Foramen Magnum Placement Melanie Beasley Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Bipedal Foot Morphology Carol Ward Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Striding Bipedalism MOCA Author Anatomy and Biomechanics Absolute Difference
Sense of Smell Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Likely Difference
Pheromone Detection Rachel Zarndt Organ Physiology Speculative 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
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
Emotional Lacrimation (Crying) Ben Cipollini Organ Physiology 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
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
SIGLEC7 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 7 ) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
CCL3L1 (chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 3-like 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GLRA4 (Glycine receptor, alpha 4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
PDYN (prodynorphin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Speculative Difference
RAB3IP (RAB3A interacting protein) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
AHI1 (Abelson Helper Integration Site 1 ) Majesta O'Bleness Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC16 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 16) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
ABCB10 (ATP-binding cassette, subfamily B (MDR/TAP) member 10) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CMAH (cytidine monophosphate-N-acetylneuraminic acid hydroxylase (CMP-N-acetylneuraminate monooxygenase) pseudogene) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
GRIN3A (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3A) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
RLN (relaxin) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
RGS6 (Regulator of G-protein signaling 6) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
OR4F17 (olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 17) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
ARHGEF5 (Rho guanine nucleotide exchange factor (GEF) 5) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
COX5A (cytochrome c oxidase subunit Va) Lawrence Grossman Genetics Relative Difference
GRIN3B (Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl-D-aspartate 3B) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC1 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 1, sialoadhesin) Ajit Varki 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
C22orf45 (Chromosome 22 open reading frame 45) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
SLC6A8 (solute carrier family 6 (neurotransmitter transporter, creatine), member 8) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GTF2H2 (General transcription factor IIH, polypeptide 2, 44kDa) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC11 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 11) Ajit Varki Genetics Likely Difference
SMN1 (Survival of motor neurone 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
HLA-DRB1*11 (major histocompatibility complex, class II, DR beta 1 allele 11 ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
C20orf203 (chromosome 20 open reading frame 203) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference
ABO (ABO blood group ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Relative Difference
AR (Androgen receptor) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
CDH12 (cadherin 12, type 2 (N-cadherin 2) ) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
DRD4 (dopamine receptor D4) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
GTF2IRD2 (GTF2I repeat domain containing 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
SIGLEC12 (sialic acid binding Ig-like lectin 12) Ajit Varki Genetics Absolute Difference
SMN2 (Survival of motor neurone 2) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Likely Difference
S100A7 (S100 calcium binding protein A7) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics
HAR1 (human accelerated region 1) Majesta O'Bleness, James Sikela Genetics Absolute Difference

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