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Title Bones, genetics, and behavior of rhesus macaques : macaca mulatta of Cayo Santiago and beyond / Qian Wang, editor
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 308 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series Developments in primatology: Progress and prospects
Developments in primatology.
Contents Physical anthropology at the Caribbean Primate Research Center : past, present, and future / Donald C. Dunbar -- Comparative quantitative genetic analysis of cranial capacity and craniofacial morphology in two closely related primate species / Jessica L. Joganic, Katherine E. Willmore, Charles C. Roseman, Joan T. Richtsmeier, Jeffrey Rogers, and James M. Cheverud -- Developmental origins of and covariation between metric and nonmetric cranial traits / Katherine E. Willmore, Jane E. Buikstra, James M. Cheverud, and Joan T. Richtsmeier -- Fragile spines on Cayo Santiago : bone mineral density, trabecular morphology, and the potential for exploring the genetics of osteoporosis in rhesus monkeys / Jean E. Turnquist, Antonietta M. Cerroni, Kate J. Faccia, Steven K. Boyd, and Benedikt Hallgrimsson -- Genetic and social group influences on postcranial morphology in rhesus macaques of Cayo Santiago / Lucy Ann P. Kohn and Zachary Bledsoe -- Prenatal androgenization and dominance rank in female rhesus macaques : evidence from digit ratios (2D:4D) / Emma Nelson, Christy L. Hoffman, Martin Voracek, Melissa S. Gerald, and Susanne Shultz -- Ontogeny of anatomical mechanical advantage of the biceps brachii muscle in macaques / Connie D. Fellmann -- Dental maturity and the ontogeny of sex-based differences in the dentofacial complex of rhesus macaques from Cayo Santiago / Qian Wang -- Female age of first reproduction at Cayo Santiago : heritability and shared environments / Gregory E. Blomquist -- Costs of reproduction among rhesus macaque females on Cayo Santiago / Christy L. Hoffman and Dario Maestripieri -- Variation over time in grooming kin bias among Cayo Santiago rhesus macaques supports time constraints / Carol M. Berman and Ellen Kapsalis -- Behavior and social dynamics of rhesus macaques on Cayo Santiago / Dario Maestripieri and Christy L. Hoffman -- Natural history of the self / Donald S. Sade
Summary Annotation This important volume focuses on recent and current researches on growth, function, genetics, pathology, aging and behavior in rhesus macaques at Puerto Rico's Cayo Santiago facility, reflecting the range of research opportunities that still exist there
Analysis Life sciences
Animal behavior
Developmental biology
Evolution (Biology)
Morphology (Animals)
Animal genetics
Evolutionary Biology
Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology
Behavioural Sciences
Animal Genetics and Genomics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Caribbean Primate Research Center.
Rhesus monkey -- Anatomy.
Rhesus monkey -- Behavior.
Macaca mulatta.
Behavior, Animal.
Santiago Cay
Puerto Rico.
Form Electronic book
Author Wang, Qian (Professor of anatomy)
ISBN 9781461410461 (electronic bk.)
1461410460 (electronic bk.)
1461410452 (Trade Cloth)
9781461410454 (Trade Cloth)