SEIDEL, R. & BLUMER, M. & ZASLANSKY, P. & KNÖTEL, D. & HUBER, D.R. & WEAVER, J.C. & FRATZL, P. & OMELON, S. & BERTINETTI, L. & DEAN, M.N. (2017)
Ultrastructural, material and crystallographic description of endophytic masses - A possible damage response in shark and ray tessellated calcified cartilage. Journal of Structural Biology, 198 (1): 5–18
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2017.03.004
JAYASANKAR, A.K. & SEIDEL, R. & NAUMANN, J. & GUIDUCCI, L. & HOSNY, A. & FRATZL, P. & WEAVER, J.C. & DUNLOP, J.W.C. & DEAN, M.N. (2017)
Mechanical behavior of idealized, stingray-skeleton-inspired tiled composites as a function of geometry and material properties. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 73: 86-101
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.02.028
DEAN, M.N. & BIZZARRO, J.J. & CLARK, B. & UNDERWOOD, C.J. & JOHANSON, Z. (2017)
Large batoid fishes frequently consume stingrays despite skeletal damage. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170674
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.170674
SEIDEL, R. & LYONS, K. & BLUMER, M. & ZASLANSKY, P. & FRATZL, P. & WEAVER, J.C. & DEAN, M.N. (2016)
Ultrastructural and developmental features of the tessellated endoskeleton of elasmobranchs (sharks and rays). Journal of Anatomy, 229 (5): 681–702
DOI: 10.1111/joa.12508
DEAN, M.N. & EKSTROM, L. & ORNAN, E.M. & BALLANTYNE, J. & WITTEN, P.E. & RILEY, C. & HABRAKEN, W. & OMELON, S. (2015)
Mineral homeostasis and regulation of mineralization processes in the skeletons of sharks, rays and relatives (Elasmobranchii). Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, 46: 51–67
DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2015.10.022
KOLMANN, M.A. & CROFTS, S.B. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. & LOVEJOY, N.R. (2015)
Morphology does not predict performance: jaw curvature and prey crushing in durophagous stingrays. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218 (24): 3941–3949
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.127340
LIU, X.X. & DEAN, M.N. & YOUSSEFPOUR, H. & SUMMERS, A.P. & EARTHMAN, J.C. (2014)
Stress relaxation behavior of tessellated cartilage from the jaws of blue sharks. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 29: 68–80
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2013.08.014
SHRIVASTAVA, R. & SEIDEL, R. & REPP, F. & KOLLMANSBERGER, P. & ZASLANSKY, P. & DEAN, M.N. (2014)
Morphology and distribution of interlacunar canals in elasmobranch mineralized cartilage. Abstract Integrative and Comparative Biology, 54 (IS Suppl. 1): E191
OMELON, S. & GEORGIOU, J. & VARIOLA, F. & DEAN, M.N. (2014)
Colocation and role of polyphosphates and alkaline phosphatase in apatite biomineralization of elasmobranch tesserae. Acta Biomaterialia, 10 (9): 3899–3910
DOI: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.06.008
KOLMANN, M.A. & HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & GRUBBS, R.D. (2014)
Myological Variability in a Decoupled Skeletal System: Batoid Cranial Anatomy. Journal of Morphology, 275 (8): 862–881
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20263
HABEGGER, M.L. & MOTTA, P.J. & HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. (2013)
Feeding biomechanics and theoretical calculations of bite force in bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) during ontogeny. Zoology, 115 (6): 354–364
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2012.04.007
CLAES, J.M. & DEAN, M.N. & NILSSON, D.-E. & HART, N.S. & MALLEFET, J. (2013)
A deepwater fish with ‘lightsabers' – dorsal spine-associated luminescence in a counterilluminating lanternshark. Scientific Reports, 3: 1308
DOI: 10.1038/srep01308
DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. & FERRY, L.A. (2012)
Very low pressures drive ventilatory flow in chimaeroid fishes. Journal of Morphology, 273 (5): 461–479
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.11035
KOLMANN, M.A. & HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & GRUBBS, R.D. (2011)
Scaling of bite force generation in the Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera bonasus. Abstract. American Fisheries Society, 141st Meeting, 4–9 September 2011, Seattle, WA.
KOLMANN, M.A. & HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & GRUBBS, R.D. (2011)
Scaling of bite force generation in the Cownose Ray, Rhinoptera bonasus, with comments regarding on-bottom aquaculature. Abstract. Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference. 25–27 March 2011. Auburn, AL.
CLAESON, K.M. & DEAN, M.N. (2011)
Cartilaginous Fish Skeletal Anatomy. In: Farrell A.P., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, San Diego: Academic Press, 1: 419–427
DEAN, M.N. (2011)
Cartilaginous Fish Skeletal Tissues. In: Farrell A.P., (ed.) Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology: From Genome to Environment, San Diego: Academic Press, 1: 428–433
DEAN, M.N. & SOCHA, J.J. & HALL, B.K. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2010)
Canaliculi in the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes. Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 26 (2): 263–267
DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2010.01417.x
KOLMANN, M.A. & HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & GRUBBS, R.D. (2010)
Ecomorphological Consequences of the Feeding Mechanism in the Cownose Ray. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 26th Annual Meeting, 7–12 July 2010. Providence, RI
LIU, X. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. & EARTHMAN, J.C. (2010)
Composite model of the shark's skeleton in bending: a novel architecture for biomimetic design of functional compression bias. Materials Science and Engineering C: Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems, 30 (8): 1077–1084
DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2010.05.006
GOO, B.Y. & DEAN, M.N. & HUBER, D.R. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2010)
Jaw morphology and structure in lamniform sharks. Abstract. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 50 (suppl. 1): e234
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icq107
GERRY, S.P. & SUMMERS, A.P. & WILGA, C.D. & DEAN, M.N. (2010)
Pairwise modulation of jaw muscle activity in two species of elasmobranchs. Journal of Zoology, 281 (4): 282–292
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00703.x
DEAN, M.N. & MULL, C.G. & GORB, S.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2009)
Ontogeny of the tessellated skeleton: insight from the skeletal growth of the round stingray Urobatis halleri. Journal of Anatomy, 215 (3): 227–372
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2009.01116.x
DEAN, M.N. (2009)
Micromorphology and mechanics of the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes. Abstract. In: Progrtamm and Abstracts, 13th EEA Conference 2009, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (ed.Morey, G. & Yuste, L. and Pons, G.X.): 16
DEAN, M.N. & CLAESON, K.M. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2009)
Micromorphology and mechanics of the tessellated skeleton of cartilaginous fishes. Abstract. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology – Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 153 (2, Supplement 1): S68–S69
DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.04.019
WROE, S. & HUBER, D.R. & LOWRY, M. & MCHENRY, C. & MORENO, K. & CLAUSEN, P. & FERRARA, T.L. & CUNNINGHAM, E. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2008)
Three-dimensional computer analysis of white shark jaw mechanics: How hard can a great white bite? Journal of Zoology, 276: 336–342
HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2008)
Hard prey, soft jaws, and the ontogeny of feeding mechanics in the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5 (25): 941–952
DOI: 10.1098/​rsif.2007.1325
DEAN, M.N. & RAMSAY, J.B. & SCHAEFER, J.T. (2008)
Tooth reorientation affects tooth function during prey processing and tooth ontogeny in the lesser electric ray (Narcine brasiliensis, Olfers, 1831). Zoology, 111 (2): 123–134
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2007.05.004
GERRY, S.P. & RAMSAY, J.B. & DEAN, M.N. & WILGA, C.D. (2008)
Evolution of asynchronous motor activity in paired muscles: Effects of ecology, morphology and phylogeny. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 48 (2): 272–282
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icn055
DEAN, M.N. & GORB, S.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2008)
A cryoSEM Method for Preservation and Visualization of Calcified Shark Cartilage (And Other Stubborn Heterogeneous Skeletal Tissues). Microscopy Today, 16 (6): 48–50
HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2008)
Correction for Huber et al., Hard prey, soft jaws and the ontogeny of feeding mechanics in the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 5 (29): 1509–1510
DOI: 10.1098/rsif.2008.3000
DEAN, M.N. & AZIZI, E. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2007)
Uniform strain in broad muscles: active and passive effects of the twisted tendon of the spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Journal of Experimental Biology, 210 (19): 3395–3406
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.007062
DEAN, M.N. & BIZZARRO, J.J. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2007)
The evolution of cranial design, diet and feeding mechanisms in batoid fishes. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 47: 70–81
DOI: 10.1093/icb/icm034
SASKO, D.E. & DEAN, M.N. & MOTTA, P.J. & HUETER, R.E. (2006)
Prey capture behavior and kinematics of the Atlantic cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus. Zoology, 109 (3): 171–181
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2005.12.005
DEAN, M.N. & HUBER, D.R. & NANCE, H.A. (2006)
Functional morphology of jaw trabeculation in the lesser electric ray Narcine brasiliensis, with comments on the evolution of structural support in the Batoidea. Journal of Morphology, 267 (10): 1137–1146
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10302
DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2006)
Mineralized Cartilage in the skeleton of chondrichthyan fishes. Zoology, 109 (2): 164–168
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2006.03.002
DEAN, M.N. & WILGA, C.D. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2005)
Eating without hands or tongue - specialization, elaboration and the evolution of preyprocessing mechanisms in cartilaginous fishes. Biology Letters, 1 (3): 357–361
DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2005.0319
DEAN, M.N. & NIETFELD, T. & CONKLIN, D. (2005)
Husbandry Notes on the Lesser Electric Ray. North American Journal of Aquaculture, 67: 58–65
DOI: 10.1577/FA03-064.1
DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2005)
Uniform strain in broad muscles: A new twist on tendons. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
GERRY, S.P. & DEAN, M.N. (2005)
Force transmission of the adductor mandibulae complex across the jaw symphysis in sharks. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
HUBER, D.R. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2005)
The crushing bite of the water bunny Hydrolagus colliei. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
PORTER, M.E. & DEAN, M.N. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2005)
A hole in the head: Spiracle morphology and importance during exercise. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 21th Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida
DEAN, M.N. & CHIOU, W.-A. & SUMMERS, A.P. (2005)
Morphology and Ultrastructure of Prismatic Calcified Cartilage. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11 (Suppl. S02): 1196–1197
DOI: 10.1017/S1431927605507888
DEAN, M.N. & SCHAEFER, J.T. (2005)
Patterns of growth and mineralization in elasmobranch cartilage. Abstract. Experimental Biology 2005 and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Abstract 199.5
DEAN, M.N. & MOTTA, P.J. (2004)
Anatomy and functional morphology of the feeding apparatus of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea). Journal of Morphology, 262 (1): 462–483
DOI: 10.1002/jmor.10245
DEAN, M.N. & MOTTA, P.J. (2004)
Feeding behavior and kinematics of the lesser electric ray, Narcine brasiliensis (Elasmobranchii: Batoidea). Zoology, 107 (3): 171–189
DOI: 10.1016/j.zool.2004.04.002
KOOB, T.J. & DEAN, M.N. & KOOB-EMUNDS, M.M. (2004)
Extracellular matrix composition in the rostral gel of Squalus acanthias: A non-cartilaginous skeletal element. Bulletin, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, 43: 102–105
DEAN, M.N. & KOOB-EMUNDS, M.M. & KOOB, T.J. (2004)
Extracellular matrix composition in the rostral gel of Squalus acanthias: A non-cartilaginous skeletal element. Abstract. American Elasmobranch Society 20th Annual Meeting, Norman, Oklahoma