Publications

Environmental Causation of Turtle Scute Anomalies in ovo and in silico

Zimm, R., Bentley, B. P., Wyneken, J. & Moustakas-Verho, J. E.  Dec 2017  In : Integrative and Comparative Biology.  57, 6, p. 1303-1311https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icx066

Patterning of the turtle shell

Moustakas-Verho, J., Cebra-Thomas, J. & Gilbert, S.  2017  In : Current Opinion in Genetics & Development.  45, p. 124-131https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gde.2017.03.016

The integumental appendages of the turtle shell: An evo-devo perspective

Moustakas-Verho, J. & Cherepanov, G.  2015  In : Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution.  324, 3, p. 221-229http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22619

A comparative examination of odontogenic gene expression in both toothed and toothless amniotes

Lainoff, A., Moustakas-Verho, J., Hu, D., Kallonen, A. P., Marcucio, R. & Hlusko, L. 2015 In : Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 324, 3, p. 255-269http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22594

The dawn of chelonian research: Turtles between comparative anatomy and embryology in the 19th century

MacCord, K., Caniglia, G., Moustakas-Verho, J. & Burke, A.  2015  In : Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution. 324, 3, p. 169-180.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jez.b.22587

The origin and loss of periodic patterning in the turtle shell

Moustakas-Verho, J. E., Zimm, R., Cebra-Thomas, J., Lempiainen, N. K., Kallonen, A., Mitchell, K. L., Hämäläinen, K., Salazar Ciudad, I., Jernvall, J. & Gilbert, S. F.  Aug 2014  In : Development.  141, 15, p. 3033-3039.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/dev.109041

The Evolution and Development of the Mammalian Dentition: Insights from the Marsupial Monodelphis domestica.

Moustakas, J., Smith, K.K., & Hlusko, L.J.  2011  In : Developmental Dynamics.  240, 1, p. 232-239.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.22502

Development of the carapacial ridge: implications for the evolution of genetic networks in turtle shell development

Moustakas, J. 2008  In : Evolution & Development. 10, 1, p. 29-36http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-142X.2007.00210.x

Nesting ecology and cuticular microbial loads in dampwood (Zootermopsis Angusticollis) and drywood termites (Incisitermes Minor, I. Schwarzi, Cryptotermes Cavifrons).

Rosengaus, R.B., Moustakas, J., Calleri, D.V., & Traniello, J.F.A.  2003  In : Journal of Insect Science.  3, p. 31-36.  https://doi.org/10.1673/031.003.3101

 

PUBLICATIONS INTENDED FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC
Gramling, C. 2016. Rigid vegetarian diet may have done in ancient cave bears. Science Magazine News http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/07/rigid-vegetarian-diet-may-have-done-ancient-cave-bears.

Hiisivuori, L. 2016. Herbivorous diet may have killed the cave bear. University of Helsinki News and Press Releases https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/herbivorous-diet-may-have-killed-the-cave-bear.

Hiisivuori, L. 2016. Tiukka kasvisruokavalio saattoi tappaa luolakarhun. Luonnontieteellinen Keskusmuseo ajankohtaista http://luomus.fi/fi/uutinen/tiukka-kasvisruokavalio-saattoi-tappaa-luolakarhun.

Puttonen, M. 2016. Suomalaistutkimus: Kasvissyöjäkarhu kuoli sukupuuttoon ruokavalion takia. Helsingin Sanomat http://www.hs.fi/tiede/a1474256789362.

Moustakas-Verho, J.E. 2014. Raising the Shields! The Node: the community site for and by developmental biologists. http://thenode.biologists.com/raising-the-shields/research/.

Lubick, N. 2014. The trouble with turtles: Paleontology at a crossroads. Earth Magazine http://www.earthmagazine.org/article/trouble-turtles-paleontology-crossroads.

Lubick, N. 2013. Biologists Tell Dueling Stories of How Turtles Get Their Shells. Science 341:329.