Markus Bastir

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Facial ontogeny in Neanderthals and modern humans
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1125-32. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the base of the brain in highly encephalized human species
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC J G Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Nat Commun 2:588. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Human craniofacial sphericity: a simultaneous analysis of frontal and lateral cephalograms of a Japanese population using geometric morphometrics and partial least squares analysis
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Arch Oral Biol 53:295-303. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Comparative morphology and morphometric assessment of the Neandertal occipital remains from the El Sidrón site (Asturias, Spain: years 2000-2008)
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 58:68-78. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Effects of brain and facial size on basicranial form in human and primate evolution
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, C J G Abascal, 2, Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 58:424-31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Common features of sexual dimorphism in the cranial airways of different human populations
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC Calle J G Abascal 2, 28006, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 146:414-22. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative ontogeny in humans and chimpanzees: similarities, differences and paradoxes in postnatal growth and development of the skull
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Jose Guttiérrez Abascal 2, E 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Ann Anat 186:503-9. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Middle cranial fossa anatomy and the origin of modern humans
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:130-40. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Petrosal orientation and mandibular ramus breadth: evidence for an integrated petroso-mandibular developmental unit
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 123:340-50. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Facial heights: evolutionary relevance of postnatal ontogeny for facial orientation and skull morphology in humans and chimpanzees
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 47:359-81. 2004

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Publications27

  1. pmc Facial ontogeny in Neanderthals and modern humans
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1125-32. 2007
    ..The findings emphasize that pre-natal as well as post-natal ontogeny are both important in establishing the cranial morphological differences between adult Neanderthals and modern humans...
  2. doi request reprint Evolution of the base of the brain in highly encephalized human species
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC J G Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Nat Commun 2:588. 2011
    ..sapiens' learning and social capacities, in which higher olfactory functions and its cognitive, neurological behavioral implications could have been hitherto underestimated factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human craniofacial sphericity: a simultaneous analysis of frontal and lateral cephalograms of a Japanese population using geometric morphometrics and partial least squares analysis
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Arch Oral Biol 53:295-303. 2008
    ..The aim of this paper was to test Enlows morphological predictions of the "balloon model" of cranial head form patterns. This model predicts specific suites of morphological features in relation to basicranial flexure and skull globularity...
  4. doi request reprint Comparative morphology and morphometric assessment of the Neandertal occipital remains from the El Sidrón site (Asturias, Spain: years 2000-2008)
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 58:68-78. 2010
    ..Our findings open the way for further studies of intraspecific variation in Neandertal populations, in which the El Sidrón sample may play a significant role...
  5. doi request reprint Effects of brain and facial size on basicranial form in human and primate evolution
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, C J G Abascal, 2, Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 58:424-31. 2010
    ..To better address the multifactorial nature of basicranial flexion, future studies should focus on the underlying factors influencing facial size evolution in hominins...
  6. doi request reprint Common features of sexual dimorphism in the cranial airways of different human populations
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC Calle J G Abascal 2, 28006, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 146:414-22. 2011
    ..These findings may be important to understanding trends in hominin facial evolution...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative ontogeny in humans and chimpanzees: similarities, differences and paradoxes in postnatal growth and development of the skull
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Jose Guttiérrez Abascal 2, E 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Ann Anat 186:503-9. 2004
    ..Such a tendency was found in humans and chimpanzees. This indicates that both size and shape maturation must be considered to understand the complexity of postnatal mandibular ontogeny...
  8. doi request reprint Middle cranial fossa anatomy and the origin of modern humans
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:130-40. 2008
    ..In particular, the findings of this study point to variations in the temporal lobe, which, through effects on the MCF and face, are central to the evolution of modern human facial form...
  9. ncbi request reprint Petrosal orientation and mandibular ramus breadth: evidence for an integrated petroso-mandibular developmental unit
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 123:340-50. 2004
    ..Variation in the orientation of the petrosal bone appears to alter the spatial position of the mandible and influences MRB. Developmental integration of a petroso-mandibular unit may have important paleoanthropological implications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Facial heights: evolutionary relevance of postnatal ontogeny for facial orientation and skull morphology in humans and chimpanzees
    Markus Bastir
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 47:359-81. 2004
    ..The present findings indicate that growth establishes the adult skull proportions and integrates principal facial orientation patterns, already there in early postnatal ontogeny...
  11. doi request reprint Remodeling patterns of occipital growth: a preliminary report
    Elena F Kranioti
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 292:1764-70. 2009
    ..Future research implicating more elements of the neurocapsule can shed light on the factors affecting and driving occipital growth...
  12. ncbi request reprint Geometric morphometric analysis of allometric variation in the mandibular morphology of the hominids of Atapuerca, Sima de los Huesos site
    Antonio Rosas
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 278:551-60. 2004
    ..The results of this study support the hypothesis that allometry contributes to the organization of variation in complex morphological structures...
  13. doi request reprint Endocranial occipito-temporal anatomy of SD-1219 from the Neandertal El Sidrón Site (Asturias, Spain)
    Antonio Rosas
    Departamento de Paleobiología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, Madrid, Spain
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:502-12. 2008
    ..Further quantitative studies on the endocranial morphology of the occipito-temporal and -mastoid region will shed light on the paleoneurological significance of this important anatomical region for the understanding of human evolution...
  14. pmc Paleobiology and comparative morphology of a late Neandertal sample from El Sidron, Asturias, Spain
    Antonio Rosas
    Departamento de Paleobiología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19266-71. 2006
    ..The large El Sidrón sample therefore augments the European evolutionary lineage fossil record and supports ecogeographical variability across Neandertal populations...
  15. doi request reprint Thin-plate spline analysis of the cranial base in African, Asian and European populations and its relationship with different malocclusions
    Antonio Rosas
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Palaeobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Arch Oral Biol 53:826-34. 2008
    ..To test the hypothesis that midline basicranial orientation and posterior cranial base length are discriminating factors between adults of different populations and its potential maxillo/mandibular disharmonies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism in the Atapuerca-SH hominids: the evidence from the mandibles
    Antonio Rosas
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Evol 42:451-74. 2002
    ..heidelbergensis is different enough to that of H. sapiens to caution against simple extrapolation of criteria from one pattern to the other...
  17. pmc Short faces, big tongues: developmental origin of the human chin
    Michael Coquerelle
    Paleoanthropology Group, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, Madrid, Spain Department of Stomatology, University Rey Juan Carlos, Alcorcon, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e81287. 2013
    ..Variations in this process could account for similar morphologies...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thin-plate spline analysis of allometry and sexual dimorphism in the human craniofacial complex
    Antonio Rosas
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 117:236-45. 2002
    ..The sex-specific TPS deformation patterns are hypothesized to be associated with sexual differences in body composition and energetic requirements...
  19. ncbi request reprint Form and performance: body shape and prey-capture success in four drift-feeding minnows
    Pedro A Rincón
    Dpto Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Oecologia 152:345-55. 2007
    ..Our findings demonstrate a strong connection between organismal shape and performance and provide empirical evidence of the cost of morphological specialization for fishes in the drift-feeding functional guild...
  20. pmc Differential growth and development of the upper and lower human thorax
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e75128. 2013
    ..Our findings are relevant to understanding how changes in the relative rates of growth of these systems and structures impacted on the development and evolution of modern human body shape. ..
  21. doi request reprint Cranial airways and the integration between the inner and outer facial skeleton in humans
    Markus Bastir
    Paleoanthropology Group, Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC, 28006, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 152:287-93. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint A geometric-morphometric study of the Cretan humerus for sex identification
    Elena F Kranioti
    Department of Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales CSIC, c Jose Gutierrez Abascal, Madrid 228006, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 189:111.e1-8. 2009
    ..Whether this is statistically better than simply using traditional osteometric methods is a question that needs to be tested in a meta-statistical approach...
  23. pmc Craniofacial levels and the morphological maturation of the human skull
    Markus Bastir
    Hull York Medical School, The University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Anat 209:637-54. 2006
    ..The findings are discussed with regard to their relevance for palaeoanthropology and especially the evolutionary and developmental bases of skull morphological variation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical nature of morphological integration and modularity in the human posterior face
    Markus Bastir
    Hull York Medical School, The University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:26-34. 2005
    ..This unit could be involved in later evolutionary tendencies in the hominid craniofacial system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neandertal evolutionary genetics: mitochondrial DNA data from the iberian peninsula
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1077-81. 2005
    ..250,000 years ago. This coincides with the full emergence of the "classical" Neandertal morphology and fits chronologically with a proposed speciation event of Homo neanderthalensis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Correlated variation between the lateral basicranium and the face: a geometric morphometric study in different human groups
    Markus Bastir
    Hull York Medical School, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
    Arch Oral Biol 51:814-24. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA of an Iberian Neandertal suggests a population affinity with other European Neandertals
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Seccio Antropologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Biol 16:R629-30. 2006