Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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This paper proposes a new methodology to quantify patterns of egg shape variation using geometric morphometrics of three-dimensional landmarks captured on digitally reconstructed eggshells and demonstrates its performance in capturing shape variation at multiple...

["Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5052
2 citations
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Two new species of therocephalian therapsids are described from the upper Permian Teekloof Formation of the Karoo Basin, South Africa. They include two specimens of a whaitsiid, Microwhaitsia mendrezi gen. et sp. nov., and a single, small whaitsioid Ophidostoma...

["Biodiversity","Ecology","Evolutionary Studies","Taxonomy","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3868
6 citations
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The mammalian order Lagomorpha has been the subject of many morphometric studies aimed at understanding the relationship between form and function as it relates to locomotion, primarily in postcranial morphology. The leporid cranial skeleton, however, may also...

["Ecology","Zoology","Anatomy and Physiology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.844
16 citations
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Sponges have a remarkable capacity to rapidly regenerate in response to wound infliction. In addition, sponges rapidly renew their filter systems (choanocytes) to maintain a healthy population of cells. This study describes the cell kinetics of choanocytes in the...

["Cell Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Anatomy and Physiology","Histology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.820

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