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10 p, 508.7 KB Early origin for human-Like precision grasping : a comparative study of pollical distal phalanges in fossil hominins / Almécija, Sergio (Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont) ; Moyà Solà, Salvador (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia Animal, de Biologia Vegetal i d'Ecologia) ; Alba, David M. (Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont) ; Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats
Background: The morphology of human pollical distal phalanges (PDP) closely reflects the adaptation of human hands for refined precision grip with pad-to-pad contact. The presence of these precision grip-related traits in the PDP of fossil hominins has been related to human-like hand proportions (i. [...]
2010 - 10.1371/journal.pone.0011727
Plos One, Vol. 5, Issue 7 (July 2010) , art. e11727  

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