Matthew M Skinner

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc The presence of accessory cusps in chimpanzee lower molars is consistent with a patterning cascade model of development
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 217:245-53. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Dental trait expression at the enamel-dentine junction of lower molars in extant and fossil hominoids
    Matthew M Skinner
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, 2110 G Street NW, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:173-86. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Brief communication: Contributions of enamel-dentine junction shape and enamel deposition to primate molar crown complexity
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 04103, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:157-63. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Enamel-dentine junction (EDJ) morphology distinguishes the lower molars of Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:979-88. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Protostylid expression at the enamel-dentine junction and enamel surface of mandibular molars of Paranthropus robustus and Australopithecus africanus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, 2110 G Street NW, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:76-85. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Discrimination of extant Pan species and subspecies using the enamel-dentine junction morphology of lower molars
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:234-43. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint How many landmarks? Assessing the classification accuracy of Pan lower molars using a geometric morphometric analysis of the occlusal basin as seen at the enamel-dentine junction
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:23-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Molar crown and root size relationship in anthropoid primates
    Kornelius Kupczik
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:16-22. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Dental tissue proportions and enamel thickness in Neandertal and modern human molars
    Anthony J Olejniczak
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:12-23. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Premolar root morphology and metric variation in Pan troglodytes verus
    N Collin Moore
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:632-46. 2013

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc The presence of accessory cusps in chimpanzee lower molars is consistent with a patterning cascade model of development
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 217:245-53. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that a patterning cascade model is appropriate for interpreting cusp variation in Pan and have implications for cusp nomenclature and the use of accessory cusp morphology in primate systematics...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dental trait expression at the enamel-dentine junction of lower molars in extant and fossil hominoids
    Matthew M Skinner
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, 2110 G Street NW, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 54:173-86. 2008
    ..Finally, this study demonstrates that imaging the EDJ of both worn and unworn fossil hominin teeth provides a novel source of information about tooth development and variation in crown morphology...
  3. doi request reprint Brief communication: Contributions of enamel-dentine junction shape and enamel deposition to primate molar crown complexity
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, 04103, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:157-63. 2010
    ..We identify three patterns of EDJ/OES complexity which demonstrate that both crown patterning early in development and the subsequent deposition of the enamel cap contribute to overall crown complexity in primates...
  4. doi request reprint Enamel-dentine junction (EDJ) morphology distinguishes the lower molars of Australopithecus africanus and Paranthropus robustus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:979-88. 2008
    ..Mean differences in EDJ shape, in particular dentine horn height, crown height, and cervix shape, are more marked between adjacent molars within each taxon than for the same molar between the two taxa...
  5. doi request reprint Protostylid expression at the enamel-dentine junction and enamel surface of mandibular molars of Paranthropus robustus and Australopithecus africanus
    Matthew M Skinner
    Hominid Paleobiology Doctoral Program, Department of Anthropology, 2110 G Street NW, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:76-85. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Discrimination of extant Pan species and subspecies using the enamel-dentine junction morphology of lower molars
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig 04103, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 140:234-43. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint How many landmarks? Assessing the classification accuracy of Pan lower molars using a geometric morphometric analysis of the occlusal basin as seen at the enamel-dentine junction
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:23-9. 2009
    ..Thus, EDJ shape can contribute to taxonomic analyses and the more information that can be included the better...
  8. ncbi request reprint Molar crown and root size relationship in anthropoid primates
    Kornelius Kupczik
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Oral Biol 13:16-22. 2009
    ..Since it is possible that, at least in some species, crown and root size vary independently, future studies should elucidate the relationship between tooth root size and mandible form...
  9. doi request reprint Dental tissue proportions and enamel thickness in Neandertal and modern human molars
    Anthony J Olejniczak
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 55:12-23. 2008
    ..Although molar tissue proportions distinguish Neanderthals from recent Homo sapiens, additional study is necessary to assess trends in tissue proportions in the genus Homo throughout the Pleistocene...
  10. doi request reprint Premolar root morphology and metric variation in Pan troglodytes verus
    N Collin Moore
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 150:632-46. 2013
    ..Our results highlight canal form/number as an important aspect when characterizing root form. The implications of our results for the taxonomic utility of root form within the hominoid and hominin clades are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Carabelli's trait revisited: an examination of mesiolingual features at the enamel-dentine junction and enamel surface of Pan and Homo sapiens upper molars
    Alejandra Ortiz
    Center for the Study of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology, New York University, New York 10003, USA
    J Hum Evol 63:586-96. 2012
    ..It also highlights the wealth of morphological data that can be obtained at the EDJ for understanding tooth development and for characterizing tooth crown variation in worn fossil teeth...
  12. doi request reprint Variation in enamel thickness within the genus Homo
    Tanya M Smith
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Hum Evol 62:395-411. 2012
    ..Additional research is necessary to reconstruct hominin dietary ecology since thick enamel is not a prerequisite for hard-object feeding, and it is present in most later Homo species despite advances in technology and food processing...
  13. doi request reprint Micro-finite element (╬╝FE) modeling of the siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) third proximal phalanx: the functional role of curvature and the flexor sheath ridge
    N Huynh Nguyen
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig 04103, Germany Electronic address
    J Hum Evol 67:60-75. 2014
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  14. doi request reprint Microtomographic archive of fossil hominin specimens from Kromdraai B, South Africa
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Anthropology, University College London, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW, United Kingdom
    J Hum Evol 64:434-47. 2013
    ..Finally, 2D images of surface models, a 3D PDF surface model, a movie of each microCT volume, and the original microCT volume of each specimen are made available via an open access online archive (http://paleo.eva.mpg.de)...
  15. doi request reprint Enamel thickness in Bornean and Sumatran orangutan dentitions
    Tanya M Smith
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 147:417-26. 2012
    ..These data provide only limited support for ecological explanations of enamel thickness patterns within great ape genera. Future studies of dietary ecology and enamel thickness should consider sex differences more systematically...
  16. pmc Methodological considerations for analyzing trabecular architecture: an example from the primate hand
    Tracy L Kivell
    Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Anat 218:209-25. 2011
    ..An a priori understanding of the inherent biases created by the choice of VOI size and particularly location is critical to robust trabecular analysis and functional interpretation, especially in small bones with complex arthroses...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mandibular size and shape variation in the hominins at Dmanisi, Republic of Georgia
    Matthew M Skinner
    Department of Anthropology, Center for the Advanced Study of Hominid Paleobiology, George Washington University, 2110 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:36-49. 2006
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  18. pmc Trabecular bone structure correlates with hand posture and use in hominoids
    Zewdi J Tsegai
    Department of Anthropology, University College London, London, United Kingdom Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e78781. 2013
    ..Our results support a link between inferred behaviour and trabecular structure in extant hominoids that can be informative for reconstructing behaviour in fossil primates. ..