Publications

2017

Esteve-Altava B. 2017. In search of morphological modules: a systematic review. Biological Reviews 92 (3): 1332–1347. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12284 [PDF] (Online June 2016).

Esteve-Altava B, Vallès Català T, Guimerà R, Sales-Pardo M, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2017. Bone fusion in normal and pathological development is constrained by the network architecture of the human skull. Scientific Reports 7: 3376. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03196-9 [preprint] [PDF].

Esteve-Altava B. 2017. Challenges in identifying and interpreting organizational modules in morphology. Journal of Morphology 278 (7): 960–974. DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20690 [preprint] [PDF]*.

Molnar JL, Johnston P, Esteve-Altava B, Diogo R. 2017. Musculoskeletal anatomy of the pelvic fin of Polypterus: Implications for phylogenetic distribution and homology of pre- and postaxial pelvic appendicular muscles. Journal of Anatomy 230 (4): 532–541. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12573. [PDF]*.

2016

Diogo R, Johnston P, Molnar JL, Esteve-Altava B. 2016. Characteristic tetrapod musculoskeletal limb phenotype emerged more than 400 MYA in basal lobe-finned fishes. Scientific Reports 6: 37592. DOI: 10.1038/srep37592 [PDF] [Media Impact]

Diogo R, Bello-Hellegouarch G, Kohlsdorf T, Esteve-Altava B, Molnar JL. 2016. Comparative myology and evolution of marsupials and other vertebrates, with notes on complexity, Bauplan, and ‘scala naturae’. Anatomical Record 299 (9): 1224-1255. DOI: 10.1002/ar.23392 [PDF]*

2015

Diogo R, Esteve-Altava B, Smith C, Boughner JC, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2015. Anatomical network comparison of human upper and lower, newborn and adult, and normal and abnormal limbs, with notes on development, pathology and limb serial homology vs. homoplasy. PLoS ONE 10 (10): e0140030. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140030 [PDF]

Esteve-Altava B, Boughner JC, Diogo R, Villmoare BA, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2015. Anatomical network analysis shows decoupling of modular lability and complexity in the evolution of the primate skull. PLoS ONE 10 (5): e0127653. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127653 [PDF]

Esteve-Altava B, Diogo R, Smith C, Boughner JC, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2015. Anatomical networks reveal the musculoskeletal modularity of the human head. Scientific Reports 5: 8298. DOI: 10.1038/srep08298 [PDF] [Media Impact]

Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2015. EvoDevo insights from pathological networks: Exploring craniosynostosis as a developmental mechanism for modularity and complexity in the human skull. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 93: 1-15. DOI: 10.4436/JASS.93001 [PDF]

2014

Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2014. Beyond the functional matrix hypothesis: A network null model of human skull growth for the formation of bone articulations. Journal of Anatomy 225: 306-16. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12212 [PDF]*

Rasskin-Gutman D, Esteve-Altava B. 2014. Connecting the dots: anatomical network analysis in morphological EvoDevo. Biological Theory 9: 178-193. DOI: 10.1007/s13752-014-0175-x [PDF] *[2014 Biol Theory Cover Image]

Esteve-Altava B, Marugán-Lobón J, Botella H, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2014. Random loss and selective fusion of bones originate morphological complexity trends in tetrapod skull networks. Evolutionary Biology 41: 52-61. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-013-9245-4 [PDF]*

Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2014. Theoretical morphology of tetrapod skull networks. Comptes Rendus Palevol 13: 41-50. DOI: 10.1016/j.crpv.2013.08.003 [PDF]*

2013

Esteve-Altava B. 2013. Structural analysis of network models in tetrapod skulls: Evolutionary trends and structural constraints in morphological complexity, integration, and modularity. Thesis Dissertation (suma cum laude), supervised by Diego Rasskin-Gutman. University of Valencia. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.1221589 [Thesis summary] [Full text from Figshare]

Esteve-Altava B, Marugán-Lobón J, Bastir M, Botella H, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2013. Grist for Riedl’s mill: A network model perspective on the integration and modularity of the human skull. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part B (Molecular and Developmental Evolution) 320: 489-500. DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.22524 [PDF]*

Esteve-Altava B, Marugán-Lobón J, Botella H, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2013. Structural constraints in the evolution of the tetrapod skull complexity: Williston’s Law revisited using network models. Evolutionary Biology 40: 209-219. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-012-9200-9 [PDF]*

Rasskin-Gutman D, Elez J, Esteve-Altava B, López-Martínez N. 2013. Reconstruction of the internal structure of the pore system of a complex dinosaur eggshell (Megaoolithus siruguei). Spanish Journal of Paleontology 28: 61-68. ISSN 2255-0550 [PDF]*

2011 – 2008

Esteve-Altava B, Marugán-Lobón J, Botella H, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2011. Network models in anatomical systems. Journal of Anthropological Sciences 89: 175-184. DOI: 10.4436/jass.89016 [PDF]

Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2009. Tamaño y Complejidad: Generalizaciones Evolutivas del Cambio Morfológico. In: Hernán Dopazo, Arcadi Navarro (eds.) Adaptación y Evolución: 150 años después del Origen. Valencia: Obrapropia Editorial. pp 229-237. ISBN: 978-84-92910-06-9 [PDF]*

Rasskin-Gutman D, Esteve-Altava B. 2009. Modeling Evo-Devo: Broken Hierarchies and Multiple Scales of Organization and Complexity. In: Sinclair RM, Klaus MS, coords. Multiscale Phenomena in Biology: Proceedings of the 2nd Okinawa Conference on Mathematics and Biology. AIP Conference Proceedings 1167: 43-56. DOI: 10.1063/1.3246414 [PDF]*

Esteve-Altava B, Marugán-Lobón J, Botella H, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2009. Human Skull Network Models. In: Palmqvist P, Pérez-Claros JA, coords. Darwin, la Teoría de la Evolución y la Paleontología. Comunicaciones de las XXV Jornadas de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología. Libro de resumenes, pg. 183-186. ISBN 978-84-9747312-5 [PDF]*

Rasskin-Gutman D, Esteve-Altava B. 2008. The multiple directions of evolutionary change. BioEssays 30: 521-525. DOI: 10.1002/bies.20766 [PDF]*

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