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She, R., Fair, T., et al. Comparative landscape of genetic dependencies in human and chimpanzee stem cells. Cell 186, 2977-2994.e23 (2023).
Schmitz, M.T., et al. The development and evolution of inhibitory neurons in primate cerebrum. Nature 603, 871–877 (2022)
Pollen, A.A. et al. Establishing Cerebral Organoids as Models of Human-Specific Brain Evolution. Cell 176, 743-756 (2019).
Kronenberg Z.N. et al., High-resolution comparative analysis of great ape genomes. Science 360, pii: eaar6343 (2018).
Nowakowski T.N. et al., Spatiotemporal gene expression trajectories reveal developmental hierarchies of the human cortex. Science 358, 1318-1323 (2017).
Pollen, A.A. et al. Molecular identity of human outer radial glia during cortical development. Cell 163, 55-67 (2015).
Pollen, A.A. et al. Low-coverage single-cell mRNA sequencing reveals cellular heterogeneity and activated signaling pathways in developing cerebral cortex. Nature Biotechnology 32, 1053-8 (2014).
McLean C.Y. et al., Human-specific loss of regulatory DNA and the evolution of human-specific traits. Nature 471, 216-9 (2011).
Wallace, J.L., Pollen, A.A. Human neuronal maturation comes of age: cellular mechanisms and species differences. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. (2023).
Fair, T., and Pollen, A.A. Genetic architecture of human brain evolution. Current opinion in neurobiology 80, 102710 (2023).
Pollen, A.A. et al. Human-specific genetics: new tools to explore the molecular and cellular basis of human evolution. Nature reviews. Genetics 24, 687-711 (2023).