2011

IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

1.    Sikora M, Laayouni H, Calafell F, Comas D, Bertranpetit J (2011) A genomic analysis identifies a novel component in the genetic structure of sub-Saharan African populations. European Journal of Human Genetics 19:84-88. Sikora2011

2.     Mendizabal I, Valente C, Gusmão A, Alves C, Gomes V, Goios A, Parson W, Calafell F, Alvarez L, Amorim A, Gusmão L, Comas D, Prata MJ (2011) Reconstructing the Indian origin and dispersal of the European Roma: a maternal genetic perspective. PLoS ONE 6(1):e15988. Mendizabal2011

3.     Batini C, Lopes J, Behar DM, Calafell F,Jorde LB, van der Veen L, Quintana-Murci L, Spedini G, Destro-Bisol G, Comas D (2011) Insights into the demographic history of African Pygmies from complete mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:1099-110. Batini2011

4.     Fadhlaoui-Zid K, Rodríguez-Botigué L, Naoui N, Benammar-Elgaaied A, Calafell F, Comas D (2011) Mitochondrial DNA structure in North Africa reveals a genetic discontinuity in the Nile Valley. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145:107-117. Fadhlaoui-Zid2011

5.     Henn BM, Gignoux CR, Jobin M, Granka JM, Macpherson JM, Kidd JM, Rodríguez-Botigué L, Ramachandran S, Hon L, Brisbin A, Lin AA, Underhill P, Comas D, Kidd KK, Parham P, Norman PJ, Bustamante CD, Mountain JL, Feldman MW (2011) African Hunter-Gatherer Populations Maintain the Highest Levels of Human Genomic Diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 108:5154-5162. Henn2011

6.     Laayouni H, Montanucci L, Sikora M, Mele M, Dall’Olio GM, Lorente-Galdos B, McGee KM, Graffelman J, Awadalla P, Bosch E, Comas D, Navarro A, Calafell F, Casals F, Bertranpetit J (2011) Similarity in recombination rate estimates highly correlates with genetic differentiation in humans. PLoS ONE 6(3):e17913. Laayouni2011

7.     Montano M,  Ferri G, Marcari V, Batini C, Anayale O, Destro-Bisol G, Comas D (2011) The Bantu expansion revisited: a new analysis of Y chromosome variation in Central Western Africa. Molecular Ecology 20:2693-2708. Montano2011

8.     Batini C, Ferri G, Destro-Bisol G, Brisighelli F, Luiselli D, Sanchez-Diz P, Rocha J, Jorde LB, Brehm A, Montano V, Elwali NE, Spedini G, D’amato ME, Myres N, Ebbesen P, Comas D, Capelli C (2011) Early Y chromosome lineages in Africa: the origin and dispersal of Homo sapiens. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:2603-2613. Batini2011b

9.     Putku M, Kepp K, Org E, Sober S, Comas D, Viigimaa M, Veldre G, Juhanson P, Hallast P, Tonisson N, HYPEST, Shaw-Hawkins S, Caulfield MJ, BRIGHT, Khusnutdinova E, Kozich V, Munroe PB, Laan M (2011) Novel polymorphic AluYb8 insertion in the WNK1 gene, involved in blood pressure regulation. Human Mutation 32:806-814. Putku2011

10.   Martínez-Cruz B, Ziegle J, Sanz P, Sotelo G, Anglada R, Plaza S, Comas D, the Genographic Consortium (2011) Multiplex screening of the human Y chromosome using TaqMan probes. Investigative Genetics 2:13. Martinez-Cruz2011

11.    Fadhlaoui-Zid K, Martínez-Cruz B, Khodjet-el-hkil H, Mendizabal I, Benammar-Elgaaied A, Comas D (2011) Genetic structure of Tunisian ethnic groups revealed by paternal lineages. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 146:271-280. FadhlaouiZid2011b