M J Ravosa

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Size and scaling in the mandible of living and extinct apes
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 71:305-22. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Masticatory stress, orbital orientation and the evolution of the primate postorbital bar
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Hum Evol 38:667-93. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of anthropoid jaw loading and kinematic patterns
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 112:493-516. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny, function, and scaling of the mandibular symphysis in papionin primates
    C J Vinyard
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 235:157-75. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Strain in the galago facial skull
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 245:51-66. 2000
  6. pmc Remarkable species diversity in Malagasy mouse lemurs (primates, Microcebus)
    A D Yoder
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11325-30. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Cranial allometry and geographic variation in slow lorises (Nycticebus)
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Primatol 45:225-43. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Anthropoid origins and the modern symphysis
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill 60611 3008, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 70:65-78. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Transverse masticatory movements, occlusal orientation, and symphyseal fusion in selenodont artiodactyls
    A S Hogue
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 249:221-41. 2001

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Size and scaling in the mandible of living and extinct apes
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 71:305-22. 2000
    ..Larger pongids resemble or even exceed colobine jaw proportions and thus appear to converge on colobines in terms of the mechanical properties of their diets...
  2. ncbi request reprint Masticatory stress, orbital orientation and the evolution of the primate postorbital bar
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Hum Evol 38:667-93. 2000
    ..By incorporating in vivo and fossil data, we reformulate the visual predation hypothesis of primate origins and thus offer new insights into major adaptive transformations in the primate skull...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evolution of anthropoid jaw loading and kinematic patterns
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 112:493-516. 2000
    ..This appears to correspond to a more transverse, and perhaps progressively larger, power stroke across oligopithecids, parapithecids, and propliopithecids...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ontogeny, function, and scaling of the mandibular symphysis in papionin primates
    C J Vinyard
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 235:157-75. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Strain in the galago facial skull
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 245:51-66. 2000
    ....
  6. pmc Remarkable species diversity in Malagasy mouse lemurs (primates, Microcebus)
    A D Yoder
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11325-30. 2000
    ..Mouse lemur clades also show conspicuous patterns of regional endemism, thereby emphasizing the threat of local deforestation to Madagascar's unique biodiversity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cranial allometry and geographic variation in slow lorises (Nycticebus)
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Am J Primatol 45:225-43. 1998
    ..This likely reflects a reorganization of N. pygmaeus maxillomandibular proportions linked to smaller size and changes in diet...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anthropoid origins and the modern symphysis
    M J Ravosa
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill 60611 3008, USA
    Folia Primatol (Basel) 70:65-78. 1999
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Transverse masticatory movements, occlusal orientation, and symphyseal fusion in selenodont artiodactyls
    A S Hogue
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    J Morphol 249:221-41. 2001
    ..Thus, like anthropoid primates, fusion in selenodont artiodactyls appears to function in resisting increased wishboning stresses arising from an emphasis on transverse occlusal/mandibular movements and loads...