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Evolutionary Architecture of Reproduction in Female Mammals


Barton R. A., Capellini I. 2011. Maternal investment, life histories and the costs of brain growth in mammals. PNAS, 108 (15): 6169-6174.

Capellini I., Venditti C., Barton R. A. 2011. Placentation and maternal investment in mammals. The American Naturalist, 177 (1): 86-98. [Online paper]

Montgomery S. H., Capellini I., Barton R. A., Mundy N. I. 2010. Adaptive evolution of four microcephaly genes and the evolution of brain size in anthropoid primates. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 28 (8): 625-638.

Capellini I., Venditti C. & Barton R. A., 2010. Phylogeny and metabolic scaling in mammals. Ecology, 9 (9), 2783-2793.

Montgomery S. H., Capellini I., Barton R. A. & Mundy N. I. 2010. Reconstructing the ups and downs of primate brain evolution: implications for adaptive hypotheses and Homo floresiensis. BMC Biology 8, 9.