Farre X, Molina R, Barteri F, Timmers P, Joshi P, Oliva B, Acosta S, Esteve-Altava B, Navarro A, Muntane G. 2021. Comparative analysis of mammal genomes unveils key genomic variability for human lifespan. bioRxiv 2021.02.09.430384. DOI 10.1101/2021.02.09.430384 [preprint]

[39] Ziermann JM✉, Boughner JC, Esteve-Altava B✉, Diogo R. 2021. Anatomical comparison across heads, fore- and hindlimbs in mammals using network models. Journal of Anatomy (Online First). DOI: 10.1111/joa.13409 [PDF]


[38] Esteve-Altava B✉, Barteri F, Farré X, Muntané G, Pastor JF, Navarro A. 2020. Evolutionary phenome-genome analysis of cranial suture closure in mammals. bioRxiv 2020.06.15.148130. DOI: 10.1101/2020.06.15.148130. [Preprint_v1]

[37] Esteve-Altava B✉. 2020. A node-based informed modularity strategy to identify organizational modules in anatomical networks. Biology Open 9, bio056176. DOI: 10.1242/bio.056176 [PDF]

[36] Lee HW, Esteve-Altava B✉, Abzhanov A✉. 2020. Evolutionary and ontogenetic changes of the anatomical organization and modularity in the skull of archosaurs. Scientific Reports 10: 16138. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-73083-3 [PDF]

[35] Barteri F, Esteve-Altava B✉. 2020. The role of transposable elements in congenital malformations, with notes on their potential implications for morphological evolution in mammals. Current Molecular Biology Reports 6: 71–78. DOI:10.1007/s40610-020-00134-z. [PDF]


[34] Bruner E✉, Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2019. A network approach to brain form, cortical topology, and human evolution. Brain Structure and Function 224 (6): 2231-2245. DOI: 10.1007/s00429-019-01900-1. [PDF]

[33] Esteve-Altava B, Pierce SE, Molnar JL, Johnston P, Diogo R, Hutchinson JR. 2019. Evolutionary parallelisms of pectoral and pelvic network-anatomy from fins to limbs. Science Advances 5 (5): eaau7459. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aau7459. [PDF] [Data & Code]

[32] Navarro-Díaz A, Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D✉. 2019. Disconnecting bones within the jaw-otic network modules underlies mammalian middle ear evolution. Journal of Anatomy 235 (1): 15-33. DOI: 10.1111/joa.12992. [PDF]

[31] Werneburg I✉, Esteve-Altava B, Bruno J, Ladeira M, Diogo R.  2019. Unique skull network complexity of Tyrannosaurus rex among land vertebrates. Scientific Reports 9: 1520. DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-37976-8. [PDF]


[30] Diogo R✉, Molnar JL, Rolian C, Esteve-Altava B. 2018. First anatomical network analysis of fore- and hindlimb musculoskeletal modularity in bonobos, common chimpanzees, and humans. Scientific Reports 8: 6885. DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-25262-6. [PDF]

[29] Esteve-Altava B✉, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2018. Anatomical network analysis in Evo-Devo. In: Nuño de la Rosa L, Müller G (eds) Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Springer, Cham. p 1–19. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33038-9_57-1 [PDF]*

[28] Rasskin-Gutman D✉, Esteve-Altava B. 2018. Concept of Burden in Evo-Devo. In: Nuño de la Rosa L, Müller G (eds) Evolutionary Developmental Biology. Springer, Cham. p 1–11. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-33038-9_48-1 [PDF]*

[27] Esteve-Altava B✉, Molnar JL, Johnston P, Hutchinson JR, Diogo R. 2018. Anatomical network analysis of the musculoskeletal system reveals integration loss and parcellation boost during the fins-to-limbs transition. Evolution 72(3): 601-618. DOI 10.1111/evo.13430. [PDF]

[26] Powell V, Esteve-Altava B, Molnar JL, Villmoare B, Pettit A, Diogo R✉. 2018. Primate modularity and evolution: first anatomical network analysis of primate head and neck musculoskeletal system. Scientific Reports 8: 2341. DOI 10.1038/s41598-018-20063-3 [PDF]

[25] Bruner E✉, Esteve-Altava B, Rasskin-Gutman D. 2018. Networking brains: Modeling spatial relationships of the cerebral cortex. In: Bruner E, Ogihara N, Tanabe H (eds) Digital Endocasts. Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans Series. Springer, Tokyo. p 191–204. DOI 10.1007/978-4-431-56582-6_13 [PDF]*


[24] Arnold P✉, Esteve-Altava B, Fischer MS. 2017. Musculoskeletal networks reveal topological disparity in mammalian neck evolution. BMC Evolutionary Biology 17: 251. DOI 10.1186/s12862-017-1101-1 [PDF]

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

[22] 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 [PDF]

[21] 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]*

[20] Molnar JL✉, Esteve-Altava B, Rolian C, Diogo R. 2017. Comparison of musculoskeletal networks of the primate forelimb. Scientific Reports 7: 10520. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-09566-7 [PDF]

[19] 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]*


[18] 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]

[17] 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.23390 [PDF]*


[16] 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] ‡ co-first authors

[15] 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]

[14] 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]

[13] 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]


[12] 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]*

[11] 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]*

[10] 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]*

[9] 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]


[8] 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]*

[7] 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]*

[6] 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

[5] 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]

[4] 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]*

[3] 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]*

[2] 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]*

[1] 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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