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Non-invasive estimation of the costs of feeding competition in a neotropical primate.

Bergstrom ML, Kalbitzer U, Campos FA, Melin AD, Thompson ME, Fedigan LM.

Horm Behav. 2019 Nov 21:104632. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2019.104632. [Epub ahead of print]


Platyrrhine color signals: New horizons to pursue.

Moreira LAA, Duytschaever G, Higham JP, Melin AD.

Evol Anthropol. 2019 Sep;28(5):236-248. doi: 10.1002/evan.21798. Epub 2019 Oct 14.


The nutritional importance of invertebrates to female Cebus capucinus imitator in a highly seasonal tropical dry forest.

Bergstrom ML, Hogan JD, Melin AD, Fedigan LM.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2019 Oct;170(2):207-216. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23913. Epub 2019 Aug 9.


Opsin genes of select treeshrews resolve ancestral character states within Scandentia.

Duytschaever G, Janiak MC, Ong PS, Wells K, Dominy NJ, Melin AD.

R Soc Open Sci. 2019 Apr 24;6(4):182037. doi: 10.1098/rsos.182037. eCollection 2019 Apr.


Fruit scent and observer colour vision shape food-selection strategies in wild capuchin monkeys.

Melin AD, Nevo O, Shirasu M, Williamson RE, Garrett EC, Endo M, Sakurai K, Matsushita Y, Touhara K, Kawamura S.

Nat Commun. 2019 Jun 3;10(1):2407. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10250-9.


Small to modest impact of social group on the gut microbiome of wild Costa Rican capuchins in a seasonal forest.

Orkin JD, Webb SE, Melin AD.

Am J Primatol. 2019 Oct;81(10-11):e22985. doi: 10.1002/ajp.22985. Epub 2019 May 13.


Unveiling patterns of genetic variation in parasite-host associations: an example with pinworms and Neotropical primates - CORRIGENDUM.

Solórzano-García B, Melin AD, Aureli F, Pérez-Ponce de León G.

Parasitology. 2019 Jul;146(8):1108. doi: 10.1017/S0031182019000313. Epub 2019 Apr 12. No abstract available.


Amplification Dynamics of Platy-1 Retrotransposons in the Cebidae Platyrrhine Lineage.

Storer JM, Mierl JR, Brantley SA, Threeton B, Sukharutski Y, Rewerts LC, St Romain CP, Foreman MM, Baker JN, Walker JA, Orkin JD, Melin AD, Phillips KA, Konkel MK, Batzer MA.

Genome Biol Evol. 2019 Apr 1;11(4):1105-1116. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evz062.


Unveiling patterns of genetic variation in parasite-host associations: an example with pinworms and Neotropical primates.

Solórzano García B, Melin AD, Aureli F, Pérez Ponce de León G.

Parasitology. 2019 Mar;146(3):356-362. doi: 10.1017/S0031182018001749. Epub 2018 Oct 16.


Frugivores and the evolution of fruit colour.

Nevo O, Valenta K, Razafimandimby D, Melin AD, Ayasse M, Chapman CA.

Biol Lett. 2018 Sep 26;14(9). pii: 20180377. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0377.


Seasonality of the gut microbiota of free-ranging white-faced capuchins in a tropical dry forest.

Orkin JD, Campos FA, Myers MS, Cheves Hernandez SE, Guadamuz A, Melin AD.

ISME J. 2019 Jan;13(1):183-196. doi: 10.1038/s41396-018-0256-0. Epub 2018 Aug 22.


Colour vision variation in leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae): Links to cave roosting and dietary specialization.

Kries K, Barros MAS, Duytschaever G, Orkin JD, Janiak MC, Pessoa DMA, Melin AD.

Mol Ecol. 2018 Sep;27(18):3627-3640. doi: 10.1111/mec.14818. Epub 2018 Aug 31.


Trichromatic perception of flower colour improves resource detection among New World monkeys.

Hogan JD, Fedigan LM, Hiramatsu C, Kawamura S, Melin AD.

Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 18;8(1):10883. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28997-4.


Trichromacy increases fruit intake rates of wild capuchins (Cebus capucinus imitator).

Melin AD, Chiou KL, Walco ER, Bergstrom ML, Kawamura S, Fedigan LM.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Sep 26;114(39):10402-10407. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1705957114. Epub 2017 Sep 11.


Experimental evidence that primate trichromacy is well suited for detecting primate social colour signals.

Hiramatsu C, Melin AD, Allen WL, Dubuc C, Higham JP.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Jun 14;284(1856). pii: 20162458. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2458.


Using urinary parameters to estimate seasonal variation in the physical condition of female white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus imitator).

Bergstrom ML, Emery Thompson M, Melin AD, Fedigan LM.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2017 Aug;163(4):707-715. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23239. Epub 2017 May 27.


Howler monkey foraging ecology suggests convergent evolution of routine trichromacy as an adaptation for folivory.

Melin AD, Khetpal V, Matsushita Y, Zhou K, Campos FA, Welker B, Kawamura S.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Feb 4;7(5):1421-1434. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2716. eCollection 2017 Mar.


Variation in ligand responses of the bitter taste receptors TAS2R1 and TAS2R4 among New World monkeys.

Tsutsui K, Otoh M, Sakurai K, Suzuki-Hashido N, Hayakawa T, Misaka T, Ishimaru Y, Aureli F, Melin AD, Kawamura S, Imai H.

BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Oct 12;16(1):208.


Genomic analysis reveals hidden biodiversity within colugos, the sister group to primates.

Mason VC, Li G, Minx P, Schmitz J, Churakov G, Doronina L, Melin AD, Dominy NJ, Lim NT, Springer MS, Wilson RK, Warren WC, Helgen KM, Murphy WJ.

Sci Adv. 2016 Aug 10;2(8):e1600633. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1600633. eCollection 2016 Aug.


Seasonal importance of flowers to Costa Rican capuchins (Cebus capucinus imitator): Implications for plant and primate.

Hogan JD, Melin AD, Mosdossy KN, Fedigan LM.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 Dec;161(4):591-602. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.23059. Epub 2016 Aug 5.


Correction: Zebra Stripes through the Eyes of Their Predators, Zebras, and Humans.

Melin AD, Kline DW, Hiramatsu C, Caro T.

PLoS One. 2016 Mar 17;11(3):e0151660. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151660. eCollection 2016. No abstract available.


Zebra Stripes through the Eyes of Their Predators, Zebras, and Humans.

Melin AD, Kline DW, Hiramatsu C, Caro T.

PLoS One. 2016 Jan 22;11(1):e0145679. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145679. eCollection 2016. Erratum in: PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0151660.


Euarchontan Opsin Variation Brings New Focus to Primate Origins.

Melin AD, Wells K, Moritz GL, Kistler L, Orkin JD, Timm RM, Bernard H, Lakim MB, Perry GH, Kawamura S, Dominy NJ.

Mol Biol Evol. 2016 Apr;33(4):1029-41. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv346. Epub 2016 Jan 6.


Male endocrine response to seasonally varying environmental and social factors in a neotropical primate, Cebus capucinus.

Schoof VA, Bonnell TR, Jack KM, Ziegler TE, Melin AD, Fedigan LM.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2016 Apr;159(4):671-82. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22925. Epub 2016 Jan 6.


It's Not Easy Being Blue: Are There Olfactory and Visual Trade-Offs in Plant Signalling?

Valenta K, Brown KA, Melin AD, Monckton SK, Styler SA, Jackson DA, Chapman CA.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 26;10(6):e0131725. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131725. eCollection 2015.


Quantifying seasonal fallback on invertebrates, pith, and bromeliad leaves by white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus) in a tropical dry forest.

Mosdossy KN, Melin AD, Fedigan LM.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2015 Sep;158(1):67-77. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22767. Epub 2015 May 24.


Dichromatic vision in a fruit bat with diurnal proclivities: the Samoan flying fox (Pteropus samoensis).

Melin AD, Danosi CF, McCracken GF, Dominy NJ.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2014 Dec;200(12):1015-22. doi: 10.1007/s00359-014-0951-x. Epub 2014 Oct 16.


Niche convergence suggests functionality of the nocturnal fovea.

Moritz GL, Melin AD, Tuh Yit Yu F, Bernard H, Ong PS, Dominy NJ.

Front Integr Neurosci. 2014 Jul 25;8:61. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2014.00061. eCollection 2014.


The Genetic Basis of Primate Behavior: Genetics and Genomics in Field-Based Primatology.

Brent LJ, Melin AD.

Int J Primatol. 2014 Feb 1;35(1):1-10. No abstract available.


Technical Note: Calcium and carbon stable isotope ratios as paleodietary indicators.

Melin AD, Crowley BE, Brown ST, Wheatley PV, Moritz GL, Yit Yu FT, Bernard H, DePaolo DJ, Jacobson AD, Dominy NJ.

Am J Phys Anthropol. 2014 Aug;154(4):633-43. doi: 10.1002/ajpa.22530. Epub 2014 May 17.


Seasonality, extractive foraging and the evolution of primate sensorimotor intelligence.

Melin AD, Young HC, Mosdossy KN, Fedigan LM.

J Hum Evol. 2014 Jun;71:77-86. doi: 10.1016/j.jhevol.2014.02.009. Epub 2014 Mar 15.


Evolutionary renovation of L/M opsin polymorphism confers a fruit discrimination advantage to ateline New World monkeys.

Matsumoto Y, Hiramatsu C, Matsushita Y, Ozawa N, Ashino R, Nakata M, Kasagi S, Di Fiore A, Schaffner CM, Aureli F, Melin AD, Kawamura S.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Apr;23(7):1799-812. doi: 10.1111/mec.12703. Epub 2014 Mar 24.


The heterozygote superiority hypothesis for polymorphic color vision is not supported by long-term fitness data from wild neotropical monkeys.

Fedigan LM, Melin AD, Addicott JF, Kawamura S.

PLoS One. 2014 Jan 3;9(1):e84872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084872. eCollection 2014.


Colour and odour drive fruit selection and seed dispersal by mouse lemurs.

Valenta K, Burke RJ, Styler SA, Jackson DA, Melin AD, Lehman SM.

Sci Rep. 2013;3:2424. doi: 10.1038/srep02424.


Food search through the eyes of a monkey: a functional substitution approach for assessing the ecology of primate color vision.

Melin AD, Kline DW, Hickey CM, Fedigan LM.

Vision Res. 2013 Jun 28;86:87-96. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2013.04.013. Epub 2013 May 3.


Inferred L/M cone opsin polymorphism of ancestral tarsiers sheds dim light on the origin of anthropoid primates.

Melin AD, Matsushita Y, Moritz GL, Dominy NJ, Kawamura S.

Proc Biol Sci. 2013 Mar 27;280(1759):20130189. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0189. Print 2013 May 22.


Why aye-ayes see blue.

Melin AD, Moritz GL, Fosbury RA, Kawamura S, Dominy NJ.

Am J Primatol. 2012 Mar;74(3):185-92.


An explicit signature of balancing selection for color-vision variation in new world monkeys.

Hiwatashi T, Okabe Y, Tsutsui T, Hiramatsu C, Melin AD, Oota H, Schaffner CM, Aureli F, Fedigan LM, Innan H, Kawamura S.

Mol Biol Evol. 2010 Feb;27(2):453-64. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msp262. Epub 2009 Oct 27.


Importance of achromatic contrast in short-range fruit foraging of primates.

Hiramatsu C, Melin AD, Aureli F, Schaffner CM, Vorobyev M, Matsumoto Y, Kawamura S.

PLoS One. 2008 Oct 6;3(10):e3356. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003356.


Differential segmental growth of the vertebral column of the rat (Rattus norvegicus).

Bergmann PJ, Melin AD, Russell AP.

Zoology (Jena). 2006;109(1):54-65. Epub 2005 Dec 27.


Using cytochome c to monitor electron transport and inhibition in beef heart submitochondrial particles*.

Melin AD, Lohmeier-Vogel EM.

Biochem Mol Biol Educ. 2004 Jan;32(1):39-44. doi: 10.1002/bmb.2004.494032010306.

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