Browsing by Author "Comas, David, 1969-"

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  • Aróstegui Gorospe, Juan Ignacio; Rabionet, Raquel; Remesal, Agustín; Mensa Vilaró, Anna; Murias, Sara; Alcobendas, Rosa; González-Roca, Eva; Dreschsel, Oliver; Ruíz Ortiz, Estíbaliz; Puig, Anna; Comas, David, 1969-; Ossowski, Stephan; Yagüe, Jordi L.; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Merino, Rosa (BioMed Central, 2015)
    We identified a consanguineous Moroccan family with three affected siblings diagnosed with rheumatoid factor-negative polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. They all suffered from an early-onset (2-4 years-old) chronic ...
  • Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Comas, David, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (Nature Publishing Group, 2011)
    Studies of large sets of SNP data have proven to be a powerful tool in the analysis of the genetic structure of human populations. In this work, we analyze genotyping data for 2,841 SNPs in 12 Sub-Saharan African populations, ...
  • Nagle, Nano; van Oven, Mannis; Wilcox, Stephen; van Holst Pellekaan, Sheila; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Xue, Yali; Ballantyne, Kaye N.; Wilcox, Leah; Papac, Luka; Cooke, Karen; van Oorschot, Roland A. H.; McAllister, Peter; Williams, Lesley; Manfred, Kayser; Mitchell, R. John; Genographic Consortium; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Comas, David, 1969-; Haber, Marc, 1980-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Melé Messeguer, Marta, 1982- (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    Aboriginal Australians represent one of the oldest continuous cultures outside Africa, with evidence indicating that their ancestors arrived in the ancient landmass of Sahul (present-day New Guinea and Australia) ~55 ...
  • Mendizábal Eceizabarrena, Isabel, 1981-; Marigorta, Urko M.; Lao Grueso, Oscar, 1976-; Comas, David, 1969- (Springer, 2012)
    African Pygmies are hunter-gatherer populations from the equatorial rainforest that present the lowest height averages among humans. The biological basis and the putative adaptive role of the short stature of Pygmy populations ...
  • Font-Porterias, Neus; Giménez, Aaron; Carballo Mesa, Annabel; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Comas, David, 1969- (Frontiers, 2021)
    Genetic patterns of inter-population variation are a result of different demographic and adaptive histories, which gradually shape the frequency distribution of the variants. However, the study of clinically relevant ...
  • Haber, Marc, 1980-; Platt, Daniel E.; Ashrafian Bonab, Maziar; Youhanna, Sonia; Soria Hernanz, David F; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Douaihy, Bouchra; Ghassibe-Sabbaghm, Michella; Rafatpanah, Hoshang; Ghanbari, Mohsen; Whale, John; Balanovsky, Oleg; Wells, R. Spencer; Comas, David, 1969-; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Zalloua, Pierre A.; Genographic Consortium (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    Afghanistan has held a strategic position throughout history. It has been inhabited since the Paleolithic and later became a crossroad for expanding civilizations and empires. Afghanistan's location, history, and diverse ...
  • García, Angelina; Nores, Rodrigo; Motti, Josefina M. B.; Pauro, Maia; Luisi, Pierre, 1985-; Bravi, Claudio M.; Fabra, Mariana; Gosling, Anna; Kardailsky, Olga; Boocock, James; Solé Morata, Neus, 1988-; Matisoo Smith, Elizabeth; Comas, David, 1969-; Demarchi, Darío A. (Oxford University Press, 2021)
    The inverted triangle shape of South America places Argentina territory as a geographical crossroads between the two principal peopling streams that followed either the Pacific or the Atlantic coasts, which could have then ...
  • Lazaridis, Iosif; Krause, Johannes; Comas, David, 1969- (Nature Research, 2014)
    We sequenced the genomes of a ∼7,000-year-old farmer from Germany and eight ∼8,000-year-old hunter-gatherers from Luxembourg and Sweden. We analysed these and other ancient genomes with 2,345 contemporary humans to show ...
  • Rabionet, Raquel; Remesal, Agustín; Mensa Vilaró, Anna; Murías, Sara; Alcobendas, Rosa; González-Roca, Eva; Ruíz Ortiz, Estíbaliz; Antón, Jordi; Iglesias, Estibaliz; Modesto, Consuelo; Comas, David, 1969-; Puig, Anna; Drechsel, Oliver; Ossowski, Stephan; Yagüe, Jordi L.; Merino, Rosa; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Aróstegui Gorospe, Juan Ignacio (Nature Research, 2019)
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is a complex rheumatic disease with both autoimmune and autoinflammatory components. Recently, familial cases of systemic-onset JIA have been attributed to mutations in LACC1/FAMIN. We ...
  • Franco-Jarava, Clara; Comas, David, 1969-; Orren, Ann; Hernández-González, M.; Colobran, Roger (Wiley, 2017)
    Complement C5 deficiency (C5D) is a rare primary immunodeficiency associated with recurrent infections, particularly meningitis, by Neisseria species. To date, studies to elucidate the molecular basis of hereditary C5D ...
  • Comas, David, 1969- (Quark, 2001-01-11)
  • Bosch Fusté, Elena; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Morcillo Suárez, Carlos, 1969-; Casals López, Ferran; Moreno Estrada, Andrés; Ferrer Admetlla, Anna; Gardner, Michelle; Rosa, Araceli; Comas, David, 1969-; Graffelman, Jan; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (BioMed Central, 2009)
    Background: It is well known that the pattern of linkage disequilibrium varies between human populations, with remarkable geographical stratification. Indirect association studies routinely exploit linkage disequilibrium ...
  • Castro e Silva, Marcos Araújo; Ferraz, Tiago; Bortolini, Maria Cátira; Comas, David, 1969-; Hünemeier, Tábita (National Academy of Sciences, 2021)
    Different models have been proposed to elucidate the origins of the founding populations of America, along with the number of migratory waves and routes used by these first explorers. Settlements, both along the Pacific ...
  • Lobón, Irene; Tucci, Serena; de Manuel, Marc; Ghirotto, Silvia; Benazzo, Andrea; Prado Martínez, Javier, 1987-; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Nam, Kiwoong; Dabad, Marc; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Comas, David, 1969-; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Schierup, Mikkel H.; Andrés Morán, Aida, 1976-; Barbujani, Guido; Hvilsom, Christina; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    The genus Pan is the closest genus to our own and it includes two species, Pan paniscus (bonobos) and Pan troglodytes (chimpanzees). The later is constituted by four subspecies, all highly endangered. The study of the Pan ...
  • Secolin, Rodrigo; Mas Sandoval, Àlex, 1989-; Arauna, Lara R; Torres, Fábio R.; de Araujo, Tânia K.; Santos, Marilza L.; Rocha, Cristiane S.; Carvalho, Benilton S.; Cendes, Fernando; Lopes-Cendes, Iscia; Comas, David, 1969- (Nature Research, 2019)
    Admixed American populations have different global proportions of European, Sub-Saharan African, and Native-American ancestry. However, individuals who display the same global ancestry could exhibit remarkable differences ...
  • Font-Porterias, Neus; Arauna, Lara R; Poveda, Alaitz; Bianco, Erica; Rebato, Esther; Prata, Maria Joao; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Comas, David, 1969- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
    The Roma population is the largest transnational ethnic minority in Europe, characterized by a linguistic, cultural and historical heterogeneity. Comparative linguistics and genetic studies have placed the origin of European ...
  • Pimenta, João; Lopes, Alexandra M.; Comas, David, 1969-; Amorim, António; Arenas, Miguel (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    During the Neolithic, human populations underwent cultural and technological developments that led to an agricultural revolution. Although the population genetics and evolution of European Neolithic populations have been ...
  • Engelken, Johannes; Carnero-Montoro, Elena, 1985-; Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Andrews, Glen K.; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965-; Comas, David, 1969-; Sekler, Israel; de la Rasilla, Marco; Rosas, Antonio; Stoneking, Mark; Valverde, M. A. (Miguel Ángel), 1963-; Vicente García, Rubén, 1978-; Bosch Fusté, Elena (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Extreme differences in allele frequency between West Africans and Eurasians were observed for a leucine-to-valine substitution (Leu372Val) in the human intestinal zinc uptake transporter, ZIP4, yet no further evidence was ...
  • Aizpurua-Iraola, Julen; Giménez, Aaron; Carballo Mesa, Annabel; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Comas, David, 1969- (Nature Research, 2022)
    The Roma are the largest ethnic minority in Europe. With a Northwestern Indian origin around ~ 1.5 kya, they travelled throughout West Asia until their arrival in Europe around the eleventh century CE. Their diaspora through ...
  • Clark, Andrew; Prost, Stefan; Stanton, Jo-Ann L.; White, W. Timothy J.; Kaplan, Matthew E.; Matisoo Smith, Elizabeth; Genographic Consortium; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Comas, David, 1969-; Haber, Marc, 1980-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Soria Hernanz, David F (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) technologies have made huge impacts in many fields of biological research, but especially in evolutionary biology. One area where NGS has shown potential is for high-throughput ...

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