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1.

Flipper bone distribution reveals flexible trailing edge in underwater flying marine tetrapods.

DeBlois MC, Motani R.

J Morphol. 2019 Jun;280(6):908-924. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20992. Epub 2019 Apr 22.

PMID:
31006912
2.

Early Triassic marine reptile representing the oldest record of unusually small eyes in reptiles indicating non-visual prey detection.

Cheng L, Motani R, Jiang DY, Yan CB, Tintori A, Rieppel O.

Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 24;9(1):152. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37754-6.

3.

Separating sexual dimorphism from other morphological variation in a specimen complex of fossil marine reptiles (Reptilia, Ichthyosauriformes, Chaohusaurus).

Motani R, Huang J, Jiang DY, Tintori A, Rieppel O, You H, Hu YC, Zhang R.

Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 8;8(1):14978. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33302-4.

4.

The sea as deathtrap: comment on a paper by miller and wiens.

Vermeij GJ, Grosberg RK, Marshall CR, Motani R.

Ecol Lett. 2018 Jun;21(6):938-939. doi: 10.1111/ele.12886. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

PMID:
29611259
5.

Pre- versus post-mass extinction divergence of Mesozoic marine reptiles dictated by time-scale dependence of evolutionary rates.

Motani R, Jiang DY, Tintori A, Ji C, Huang JD.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 May 17;284(1854). pii: 20170241. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0241.

6.

Eccentricity and obliquity paced carbon cycling in the Early Triassic and implications for post-extinction ecosystem recovery.

Fu W, Jiang DY, Montañez IP, Meyers SR, Motani R, Tintori A.

Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 13;6:27793. doi: 10.1038/srep27793.

7.

Palaeobiology: Born and Gone in Global Warming.

Motani R.

Curr Biol. 2016 Jun 6;26(11):R466-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.014.

8.

A large aberrant stem ichthyosauriform indicating early rise and demise of ichthyosauromorphs in the wake of the end-Permian extinction.

Jiang DY, Motani R, Huang JD, Tintori A, Hu YC, Rieppel O, Fraser NC, Ji C, Kelley NP, Fu WL, Zhang R.

Sci Rep. 2016 May 23;6:26232. doi: 10.1038/srep26232.

9.

A new Lower Triassic ichthyopterygian assemblage from Fossil Hill, Nevada.

Kelley NP, Motani R, Embree P, Orchard MJ.

PeerJ. 2016 Jan 26;4:e1626. doi: 10.7717/peerj.1626. eCollection 2016.

10.

Corrigendum: A basal ichthyosauriform with a short snout from the Lower Triassic of China.

Motani R, Jiang DY, Chen GB, Tintori A, Rieppel O, Ji C, Huang JD.

Nature. 2015 Nov 26;527(7579):544. doi: 10.1038/nature15533. Epub 2015 Oct 28. No abstract available.

PMID:
26524534
11.

Adult sex ratio, sexual dimorphism and sexual selection in a Mesozoic reptile.

Motani R, Jiang DY, Rieppel O, Xue YF, Tintori A.

Proc Biol Sci. 2015 Sep 22;282(1815). pii: 20151658. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1658.

12.

How warm is too warm for the life cycle of actinopterygian fishes?

Motani R, Wainwright PC.

Sci Rep. 2015 Jul 13;5:11597. doi: 10.1038/srep11597.

13.

A New Specimen of Carroll's Mystery Hupehsuchian from the Lower Triassic of China.

Chen XH, Motani R, Cheng L, Jiang DY, Rieppel O.

PLoS One. 2015 May 27;10(5):e0126024. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126024. eCollection 2015.

14.

Lunge feeding in early marine reptiles and fast evolution of marine tetrapod feeding guilds.

Motani R, Chen XH, Jiang DY, Cheng L, Tintori A, Rieppel O.

Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 10;5:8900. doi: 10.1038/srep08900.

15.

Trophic convergence drives morphological convergence in marine tetrapods.

Kelley NP, Motani R.

Biol Lett. 2015 Jan;11(1):20140709. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0709.

16.

A small short-necked hupehsuchian from the lower Triassic of Hubei Province, China.

Chen XH, Motani R, Cheng L, Jiang DY, Rieppel O.

PLoS One. 2014 Dec 17;9(12):e115244. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115244. eCollection 2014.

17.

A basal ichthyosauriform with a short snout from the Lower Triassic of China.

Motani R, Jiang DY, Chen GB, Tintori A, Rieppel O, Ji C, Huang JD.

Nature. 2015 Jan 22;517(7535):485-8. doi: 10.1038/nature13866. Epub 2014 Nov 5. Erratum in: Nature. 2015 Nov 26;527(7579):544.

PMID:
25383536
18.

The enigmatic marine reptile nanchangosaurus from the lower triassic of Hubei, China and the phylogenetic affinities of Hupehsuchia.

Chen XH, Motani R, Cheng L, Jiang DY, Rieppel O.

PLoS One. 2014 Jul 11;9(7):e102361. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102361. eCollection 2014.

19.

A carapace-like bony 'body tube' in an early triassic marine reptile and the onset of marine tetrapod predation.

Chen XH, Motani R, Cheng L, Jiang DY, Rieppel O.

PLoS One. 2014 Apr 9;9(4):e94396. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094396. eCollection 2014.

20.

Terrestrial origin of viviparity in mesozoic marine reptiles indicated by early triassic embryonic fossils.

Motani R, Jiang DY, Tintori A, Rieppel O, Chen GB.

PLoS One. 2014 Feb 12;9(2):e88640. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088640. eCollection 2014.

21.

Absence of suction feeding ichthyosaurs and its implications for triassic mesopelagic paleoecology.

Motani R, Ji C, Tomita T, Kelley N, Maxwell E, Jiang DY, Sander PM.

PLoS One. 2013 Dec 11;8(12):e66075. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0066075. eCollection 2013.

22.

Potential enhanced ability of giant squid to detect sperm whales is an exaptation tied to their large body size.

Schmitz L, Motani R, Oufiero CE, Martin CH, McGee MD, Wainwright PC.

BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Oct 15;13:226. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-226.

23.

Allometry indicates giant eyes of giant squid are not exceptional.

Schmitz L, Motani R, Oufiero CE, Martin CH, McGee MD, Gamarra AR, Lee JJ, Wainwright PC.

BMC Evol Biol. 2013 Feb 18;13:45. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-45.

24.

Phylogenetic versus functional signals in the evolution of form-function relationships in terrestrial vision.

Motani R, Schmitz L.

Evolution. 2011 Aug;65(8):2245-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01271.x. Epub 2011 Apr 14.

PMID:
21790572
25.

Nocturnality in dinosaurs inferred from scleral ring and orbit morphology.

Schmitz L, Motani R.

Science. 2011 May 6;332(6030):705-8. doi: 10.1126/science.1200043. Epub 2011 Apr 14.

26.

Conversion of scFv peptide-binding specificity for crystal chaperone development.

Pai JC, Culver JA, Drury JE, Motani RS, Lieberman RL, Maynard JA.

Protein Eng Des Sel. 2011 May;24(5):419-28. doi: 10.1093/protein/gzq120. Epub 2011 Jan 8.

27.

Paleontology. Warm-blooded "sea dragons"?

Motani R.

Science. 2010 Jun 11;328(5984):1361-2. doi: 10.1126/science.1191409. No abstract available.

PMID:
20538937
28.

Morphological differences between the eyeballs of nocturnal and diurnal amniotes revisited from optical perspectives of visual environments.

Schmitz L, Motani R.

Vision Res. 2010 May 12;50(10):936-46. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2010.03.009. Epub 2010 Mar 19.

29.

Relationship between osteology and aquatic locomotion in birds: determining modes of locomotion in extinct Ornithurae.

Hinić-Frlog S, Motani R.

J Evol Biol. 2010 Feb;23(2):372-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01909.x. Epub 2009 Dec 15.

30.

Scaling effects in caudal fin propulsion and the speed of ichthyosaurs.

Motani R.

Nature. 2002 Jan 17;415(6869):309-12.

PMID:
11797005
31.

Enhanced production of vascular endothelial growth factor by human monocytic cells stimulated with endotoxin through transcription factor SP-1.

Sakuta T, Matsushita K, Yamaguchi N, Oyama T, Motani R, Koga T, Nagaoka S, Abeyama K, Maruyama I, Takada H, Torii M.

J Med Microbiol. 2001 Mar;50(3):233-7.

PMID:
11232768
32.

Rulers of the Jurassic seas.

Motani R.

Sci Am. 2000 Dec;283(6):52-9. No abstract available.

PMID:
11103459
33.

The role of vascular endothelial growth factor in human dental pulp cells: induction of chemotaxis, proliferation, and differentiation and activation of the AP-1-dependent signaling pathway.

Matsushita K, Motani R, Sakuta T, Yamaguchi N, Koga T, Matsuo K, Nagaoka S, Abeyama K, Maruyama I, Torii M.

J Dent Res. 2000 Aug;79(8):1596-603.

PMID:
11023281
34.

Lipopolysaccharide enhances the production of vascular endothelial growth factor by human pulp cells in culture.

Matsushita K, Motani R, Sakuta T, Nagaoka S, Matsuyama T, Abeyama K, Maruyama I, Takada H, Torii M.

Infect Immun. 1999 Apr;67(4):1633-9.

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