Browsing by Author "Orkin, Joseph D."

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  • Palmada-Flores, Marc; Orkin, Joseph D.; Haase, Bettina; Mountcastle, Jacquelyn; Bertelsen, Mads F.; Fedrigo, Olivier; Kuderna, Lukas F.K.; Jarvis, Erich D.; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (Oxford University Press, 2022)
    Background: The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a charismatic strepsirrhine primate endemic to Madagascar. These lemurs are of particular interest, given their status as a flagship species and widespread publicity in ...
  • Janiak, Mareike C.; Burrell, Andrew S.; Orkin, Joseph D.; Disotell, Todd R. (Nature Research, 2019)
    In foregut-fermenting mammals (e.g., colobine monkeys, artiodactyl ruminants) the enzymes pancreatic ribonuclease (RNASE1) and lysozyme C (LYZ), originally involved in immune defense, have evolved new digestive functions. ...
  • Orkin, Joseph D.; Kuderna, Lukas F.K.; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (Annual Reviews Inc, 2021)
    Until now, the field of primate genomics has focused on two major themes: understanding human evolution and advancing biomedical research. We propose that it is now time for a third theme to receive attention: conservation ...
  • Orkin, Joseph D.; Manuel Montero, Marc de, 1991-; Campo, Javier del; Fontseré Alemany, Clàudia, 1992-; Kuderna, Lukas F.K.; Lizano González, Esther, 1974-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Melin, Amanda D. (National Academy of Sciences, 2021)
    Ecological flexibility, extended lifespans, and large brains have long intrigued evolutionary biologists, and comparative genomics offers an efficient and effective tool for generating new insights into the evolution of ...
  • Melin, Amanda D.; Orkin, Joseph D.; Valenzuela, Alejandro; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Gut, Marta; Lizano González, Esther, 1974-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Juan, David; Higham, James P. (Wiley, 2021)
    The novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which in humans leads to the disease COVID-19, has caused global disruption and more than 2 million fatalities since it first emerged in late 2019. As we write, infection rates are at their ...