Gen Suwa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Paleobiological implications of the Ardipithecus ramidus dentition
    Gen Suwa
    University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033 Japan
    Science 326:94-9. 2009
  2. pmc Heterochrony and developmental modularity of cranial osteogenesis in lipotyphlan mammals
    Daisuke Koyabu
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Evodevo 2:21. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint The Ardipithecus ramidus skull and its implications for hominid origins
    Gen Suwa
    University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Science 326:68e1-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A new species of great ape from the late Miocene epoch in Ethiopia
    Gen Suwa
    The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nature 448:921-4. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Growth-related changes in prehistoric Jomon and modern Japanese mandibles with emphasis on cortical bone distribution
    Hitoshi Fukase
    Department of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:441-54. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Proximal femoral musculoskeletal morphology of chimpanzees and its evolutionary significance: a critique of Morimoto et al. (2011)
    Gen Suwa
    The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 295:2039-44. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Asa Issie, Aramis and the origin of Australopithecus
    Tim D White
    Human Evolution Research Center, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 440:883-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetics and the evolution of primate enamel thickness: a baboon model
    Leslea J Hlusko
    Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 124:223-33. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Late Miocene teeth from Middle Awash, Ethiopia, and early hominid dental evolution
    Yohannes Haile-Selassie
    Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Science 303:1503-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Stratigraphic, chronological and behavioural contexts of Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia
    J Desmond Clark
    Department of Anthropology, The University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 423:747-52. 2003

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Paleobiological implications of the Ardipithecus ramidus dentition
    Gen Suwa
    University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033 Japan
    Science 326:94-9. 2009
    ..The canine/lower third premolar complex indicates a reduction of canine size and honing capacity early in hominid evolution, possibly driven by selection targeted on the male upper canine...
  2. pmc Heterochrony and developmental modularity of cranial osteogenesis in lipotyphlan mammals
    Daisuke Koyabu
    Paläontologisches Institut und Museum, Universitat Zurich, Karl Schmid Strasse 4, CH 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    Evodevo 2:21. 2011
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  3. ncbi request reprint The Ardipithecus ramidus skull and its implications for hominid origins
    Gen Suwa
    University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Science 326:68e1-7. 2009
    ..This combination of features is apparently shared by Sahelanthropus, showing that the Mio-Pliocene hominid cranium differed substantially from those of both extant apes and Australopithecus...
  4. ncbi request reprint A new species of great ape from the late Miocene epoch in Ethiopia
    Gen Suwa
    The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nature 448:921-4. 2007
    ..The combined evidence suggests that Chororapithecus may be a basal member of the gorilla clade, and that the latter exhibited some amount of adaptive and phyletic diversity at around 10-11 Myr ago...
  5. doi request reprint Growth-related changes in prehistoric Jomon and modern Japanese mandibles with emphasis on cortical bone distribution
    Hitoshi Fukase
    Department of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Am J Phys Anthropol 136:441-54. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Proximal femoral musculoskeletal morphology of chimpanzees and its evolutionary significance: a critique of Morimoto et al. (2011)
    Gen Suwa
    The University Museum, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 295:2039-44. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Asa Issie, Aramis and the origin of Australopithecus
    Tim D White
    Human Evolution Research Center, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 440:883-9. 2006
    ..Temporal and anatomical intermediacy between Ar. ramidus and Au. afarensis suggest a relatively rapid shift from Ardipithecus to Australopithecus in this region of Africa, involving either replacement or accelerated phyletic evolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Genetics and the evolution of primate enamel thickness: a baboon model
    Leslea J Hlusko
    Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 124:223-33. 2004
    ..These results have implications for analyses of hominoid enamel thickness variation, and provide a foundation from which to explore the evolution of this phenotype in the papionin fossil record...
  9. ncbi request reprint Late Miocene teeth from Middle Awash, Ethiopia, and early hominid dental evolution
    Yohannes Haile-Selassie
    Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Science 303:1503-5. 2004
    ..kadabba. It is therefore premature to posit extensive late Miocene hominid diversity on the basis of currently available samples...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stratigraphic, chronological and behavioural contexts of Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia
    J Desmond Clark
    Department of Anthropology, The University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Nature 423:747-52. 2003
    ..Associated faunal remains indicate repeated, systematic butchery of hippopotamus carcasses. Contemporary adult and juvenile Homo sapiens fossil crania manifest bone modifications indicative of deliberate mortuary practices...
  11. ncbi request reprint Pleistocene Homo sapiens from Middle Awash, Ethiopia
    Tim D White
    Department of Integrative Biology and Laboratory for Human Evolutionary Studies, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3160, USA
    Nature 423:742-7. 2003
    ..They therefore represent the probable immediate ancestors of anatomically modern humans. Their anatomy and antiquity constitute strong evidence of modern-human emergence in Africa...
  12. ncbi request reprint Homo erectus calvarium from the Pleistocene of Java
    Hisao Baba
    Department of Anthropology, National Science Museum, Hyakunincho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 0073, Japan
    Science 299:1384-8. 2003
    ..This supports the hypothesis that later Pleistocene Javanese populations were substantially isolated and made minimal contributions to the ancestry of modern humans...
  13. ncbi request reprint A three-dimensional analysis of enamel distribution patterns in human permanent first molars
    Reiko T Kono
    Department of Anthropology, National Science Museum, Hyakunincho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 169 0073, Japan
    Arch Oral Biol 47:867-75. 2002
    ..When viewed from a whole-crown, three-dimensional perspective, enamel thickness patterns are in part, but not entirely, explained as an adaptation to functional demand...