Martin N Muller

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzee violence: femmes fatales
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 17:R365-6. 2007
  2. pmc Male coercion and the costs of promiscuous mating for female chimpanzees
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1009-14. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and energetics in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Primatol 66:119-30. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Male chimpanzees prefer mating with old females
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 16:2234-8. 2006
  5. pmc Dynamics of social and energetic stress in wild female chimpanzees
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Horm Behav 58:440-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Technical note: variation in muscle mass in wild chimpanzees: application of a modified urinary creatinine method
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:622-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Urinary C-peptide tracks seasonal and individual variation in energy balance in wild chimpanzees
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Horm Behav 55:299-305. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Hyperprogesteronemia in response to Vitex fischeri consumption in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:1064-71. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative rates of violence in chimpanzees and humans
    Richard W Wrangham
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Primates 47:14-26. 2006
  10. pmc First molar eruption, weaning, and life history in living wild chimpanzees
    Tanya M Smith
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:2787-91. 2013

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Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzee violence: femmes fatales
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 17:R365-6. 2007
    ..New observations of coalitionary infanticide by female chimpanzees in Uganda shed light on the nature of female competition...
  2. pmc Male coercion and the costs of promiscuous mating for female chimpanzees
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1009-14. 2007
    ..Such aggression can be viewed as a counter-strategy to female attempts at paternity confusion, and a cost of multi-male mating...
  3. ncbi request reprint Testosterone and energetics in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Primatol 66:119-30. 2005
    ..They also suggest that short-term variations in T levels in male hominoids are more likely to be explained by social factors than by energetic ones...
  4. ncbi request reprint Male chimpanzees prefer mating with old females
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, 232 Bay State Road, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Curr Biol 16:2234-8. 2006
    ..Given that the human lineage evolved from a chimpanzee-like ancestor, they indicate that male preference for youth is a derived human feature, likely adapted from a tendency to form unusually long term mating bonds...
  5. pmc Dynamics of social and energetic stress in wild female chimpanzees
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Horm Behav 58:440-9. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Technical note: variation in muscle mass in wild chimpanzees: application of a modified urinary creatinine method
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 149:622-7. 2012
    ..Consistent with the role of testosterone in muscle anabolism, urinary testosterone predicted relative creatinine excretion among adult male chimpanzees...
  7. doi request reprint Urinary C-peptide tracks seasonal and individual variation in energy balance in wild chimpanzees
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Horm Behav 55:299-305. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Hyperprogesteronemia in response to Vitex fischeri consumption in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Melissa Emery Thompson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:1064-71. 2008
    ..Given the widespread use of various Vitex species by African primates and the as-yet-undescribed phytochemical properties of these species, we predict that our observations may be indicative of a broader phenomenon...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparative rates of violence in chimpanzees and humans
    Richard W Wrangham
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Primates 47:14-26. 2006
    ..Chimpanzees had rates of aggression between two and three orders of magnitude higher than humans. These preliminary data support Boehm's hypothesis...
  10. pmc First molar eruption, weaning, and life history in living wild chimpanzees
    Tanya M Smith
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:2787-91. 2013
    ..Estimates of M1 emergence age in australopiths are remarkably similar to the Kanyawara chimpanzees, and recent reconstructions of their life histories should be reconsidered in light of these findings...
  11. pmc Generation times in wild chimpanzees and gorillas suggest earlier divergence times in great ape and human evolution
    Kevin E Langergraber
    Department of Anthropology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15716-21. 2012
    ..This suggests that molecular divergence dates may not be in conflict with the attribution of 6- to 7-million-y-old fossils to the human lineage and 400,000-y-old fossils to the Neanderthal lineage...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diurnal patterns of urinary steroid excretion in wild chimpanzees
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Primatol 60:161-6. 2003
    ..It also suggests that if a small number of samples are to be used to characterize an individual's basal steroid levels, afternoon samples may be preferable because they show less intra-individual variability...
  13. pmc Testosterone and paternal care in East African foragers and pastoralists
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:347-54. 2009
    ..Measurements in both populations confirmed these predictions, adding further support to the hypothesis that paternal care is associated with decreased testosterone production in men...
  14. pmc Fatherhood, pairbonding and testosterone in the Philippines
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Northwestern University, Department of Anthropology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Horm Behav 56:429-35. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Sexual mimicry in hyenas
    Martin N Muller
    Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Q Rev Biol 77:3-16. 2002
    ..Current data suggest that if sexual mimicry is important, its effects are strongest among infants...
  16. ncbi request reprint SIVcpz in wild chimpanzees
    Mario L Santiago
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 6024, USA
    Science 295:465. 2002
  17. pmc Foci of endemic simian immunodeficiency virus infection in wild-living eastern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii)
    Mario L Santiago
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Virol 77:7545-62. 2003
    ..The basis for the wide variability in SIVcpz infection rates in east African apes and the important question of SIVcpz prevalence in west central African chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) remain to be elucidated...
  18. pmc Amplification of a complete simian immunodeficiency virus genome from fecal RNA of a wild chimpanzee
    Mario L Santiago
    Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Virol 77:2233-42. 2003
    ....
  19. pmc Identification of a hepatitis B virus genome in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthi) from East Africa indicates a wide geographical dispersion among equatorial African primates
    Jean Pierre Vartanian
    Unite de Retrovirologie Moleculaire, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    J Virol 76:11155-8. 2002
    ..An entire hepatitis B virus (HBV) genome was amplified and sequenced from samples taken from one animal. This indicates that HBV is distributed across the entire range of chimpanzee habitats...