M F Teaford

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Diet and the evolution of the earliest human ancestors
    M F Teaford
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 725 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:13506-11. 2000
  2. pmc Looking at teeth in a new light
    Mark F Teaford
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3560-1. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanical defenses in leaves eaten by Costa Rican howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata)
    M F Teaford
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 180 E Monument St, Room 303, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:99-104. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Ecological stress and linear enamel hypoplasia in Cebus
    Madeleine B Chollet
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:1-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Do mandibular cross-sectional properties and dental microwear give similar dietary signals?
    Jason M Organ
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 130:501-7. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary inferences from dental occlusal microwear at Mission San Luis de Apalachee
    Jason M Organ
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:801-11. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Variations in the mechanical properties of Alouatta palliata molar enamel
    LAURA A DARNELL
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:7-15. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Diet reconstruction in antebellum Baltimore: Insights from dental microwear analysis
    Peter H Ma
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:571-82. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Nanoindentation mapping of the mechanical properties of human molar tooth enamel
    J L Cuy
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 47:281-91. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental microwear texture analysis: technical considerations
    Robert S Scott
    Department of Anthropology, Old Main 330, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:339-49. 2006

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Publications16

  1. pmc Diet and the evolution of the earliest human ancestors
    M F Teaford
    Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 725 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:13506-11. 2000
    ....
  2. pmc Looking at teeth in a new light
    Mark F Teaford
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3560-1. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanical defenses in leaves eaten by Costa Rican howling monkeys (Alouatta palliata)
    M F Teaford
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 180 E Monument St, Room 303, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 129:99-104. 2006
    ..Intergroup differences in the incidence of silica on leaves raise the possibility of matching differences in the rates and patterns of tooth wear...
  4. doi request reprint Ecological stress and linear enamel hypoplasia in Cebus
    Madeleine B Chollet
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 142:1-6. 2010
    ..77, P = 0.44). These results indicate that levels of physiological stress can differ among environments and that habitat and temperature, but not precipitation, may be driving the difference in stress levels among environments...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do mandibular cross-sectional properties and dental microwear give similar dietary signals?
    Jason M Organ
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 130:501-7. 2006
    ..These results suggest that dietary consistency significantly affects both mandibular structure and dental microwear, yet direct correlations between the two are complicated by a number of factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary inferences from dental occlusal microwear at Mission San Luis de Apalachee
    Jason M Organ
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:801-11. 2005
    ..Various dietary factors likely came into play, resulting in these differences, and may have included significantly greater meat consumption at San Luis...
  7. doi request reprint Variations in the mechanical properties of Alouatta palliata molar enamel
    LAURA A DARNELL
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:7-15. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Diet reconstruction in antebellum Baltimore: Insights from dental microwear analysis
    Peter H Ma
    Center for Functional Anatomy and Evolution, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 141:571-82. 2010
    ..The mosaic of differences between the Baltimore and La Florida samples probably reflects the wide variety of foods available to antebellum Baltimoreans as well as the relative lack of abrasives in their diet...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nanoindentation mapping of the mechanical properties of human molar tooth enamel
    J L Cuy
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 47:281-91. 2002
    ..The interior enamel, however, was softer and more compliant on the lingual than on the buccal side, a variation that also correlated with differences in average chemistry and might be related to differences in function...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental microwear texture analysis: technical considerations
    Robert S Scott
    Department of Anthropology, Old Main 330, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:339-49. 2006
    ..In this case, microwear surfaces of Cebus apella and Lophocebus albigena, which consume some harder food items, have higher average values for complexity than do folivores or soft fruit eaters...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dental topography and molar wear in Alouatta palliata from Costa Rica
    John C Dennis
    Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 125:152-61. 2004
    ..Dental topographic analysis may therefore be used to compare morphology among similarly worn individuals from different species...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dental microwear and diets of African early Homo
    Peter S Ungar
    Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
    J Hum Evol 50:78-95. 2006
    ..erectus and Swartkrans Member 1 individuals ate, at least occasionally, more brittle or tough items than other fossil hominins studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dental microwear texture analysis shows within-species diet variability in fossil hominins
    Robert S Scott
    1 Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA 2 These authors contributed equally to this work
    Nature 436:693-5. 2005
    ..africanus. This suggests that A. africanus ate more tough foods and P. robustus consumed more hard and brittle items, but that both had variable and overlapping diets...
  14. ncbi request reprint Molar microwear and dietary reconstructions of fossil cercopithecoidea from the Plio-Pleistocene deposits of South Africa
    Sireen El-Zaatari
    Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794 4364, USA
    J Hum Evol 49:180-205. 2005
    ..Finally, the microwear analyses suggest that the extinct cercopithecoid species did not necessarily have diets similar to those of their closest living relatives...
  15. ncbi request reprint Molar microwear in Praeanthropus afarensis: evidence for dietary stasis through time and under diverse paleoecological conditions
    Frederick E Grine
    Department of Anthropology, Stony Brook University, NY 11794, USA
    J Hum Evol 51:297-319. 2006
    ....
  16. pmc Dental microwear and diet of the Plio-Pleistocene hominin Paranthropus boisei
    Peter S Ungar
    Department of Anthropology, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 3:e2044. 2008
    ..The apparent discrepancy between microwear and functional anatomy is consistent with the idea that P. boisei presents a hominin example of Liem's Paradox, wherein a highly derived morphology need not reflect a specialized diet...