Browsing by Author "Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-"

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  • Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Luisi, Pierre, 1985-; Uzkudun, Manu; Carreño Torres, Angel; Pavlidis, Pavlos; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Engelken, Johannes (Oxford University Press, 2014)
    Searching for Darwinian selection in natural populations has been the focus of a multitude of studies over the last decades. Here we present the 1000 Genomes Selection Browser 1.0 (http://hsb.upf.edu) as a resource for ...
  • Kuderna, Lukas F.K.; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; García Pérez, Raquel; Povolotskaya, Inna, 1986-; Serres Armero, Aitor; Gómez Garrido, Jèssica; Alioto, Tyler; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (Oxford University Press, 2017)
    The chimpanzee is arguably the most important species for the study of human origins. A key resource for these studies is a high-quality reference genome assembly; however, as with most mammalian genomes, the current ...
  • 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, ...
  • Invergo, Brandon M., 1982-; Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Visual perception is initiated in the photoreceptor cells of the retina via the phototransduction system./nThis system has shown marked evolution during mammalian divergence in such complex attributes as activation time ...
  • Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Menéndez, Clara; Mayor, Alfredo; Bardaji, Azucena; Sigauque, Betuel; Netea, Mihai G; Casals López, Ferran; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    A large proportion of the death toll associated with malaria is a consequence of malaria infection during pregnancy, causing up to 200,000 infant deaths annually. We previously published the first extensive genetic association ...
  • Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Ferrer Admetlla, Anna; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Menéndez, Clara; Mayor, Alfredo; Bardaji, Azucena; Sigauque, Betuel; Mandomando, Inacio; Alonso, Pedro L.; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Casals López, Ferran (Oxford University Press, 2009)
    Malaria in pregnancy forms a substantial part of the worldwide burden of malaria, with an estimated annual death toll of up to 200,000 infants, as well as increased maternal morbidity and mortality. Studies of genetic ...
  • Nye, Jessica, 1986- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-12-17)
    Although universal and unavoidable, aging does not occur in a uniform way. In this dissertation, we assessed the effects of early life exposure to pro-inflammatory risk factors (air pollution and obesity) on mitochondrial ...
  • Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2013-10-28)
    In this thesis we developed two approaches to study positive selection and genetic adaptation in the human genome. Both approaches are based on applications of network theory. In the first approach, we studied how the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Luisi, Pierre, 1985-; Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (BioMed Central, 2012)
    Asparagine N-Glycosylation is one of the most important forms of protein post-translational modification in eukaryotes. This metabolic pathway can be subdivided into two parts: an upstream sub-pathway required for achieving ...
  • Valles Ibáñez, Guillem de, 1986-; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Cuscó Martí, Ivon, 1973-; Codina i Solà, Marta, 1988-; Batlle Masó, Laura; Solís Moruno, Manuel; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Bosch Fusté, Elena; Casals López, Ferran (Frontiers, 2018)
    Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is the most frequent symptomatic primary immunodeficiency characterized by recurrent infections, hypogammaglobulinemia and poor response to vaccines. Its diagnosis is made based on ...
  • Dobón Berenguer, Begoña, 1987- (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-11-23)
    The evolution of the genome is driven, among other factors, by the composition of the genome, the functional output of the gene products, and by environmental pressures. Among the environmental factors, pathogens are one ...
  • Casals López, Ferran; Sikora, Martin, 1976-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978-; Muntasell i Castellví, Aura, 1972-; Lazarus, Ross; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Awadalla, Philip; Netea, Mihai G; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (BioMed Central, 2011)
    Background: Pathogens have represented an important selective force during the adaptation of modern human populations to changing social and other environmental conditions. The evolution of the immune system has therefore ...
  • Mondal, Mayukh, 1989-; Casals López, Ferran; Xu, Tina; Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Netea, Mihai G; Comas, David, 1969-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Li, Qibin; Majumder, Partha P.; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952- (Nature Publishing Group, 2016)
    To shed light on the peopling of South Asia and the origins of the morphological adaptations found there, we analyzed whole-genome sequences from 10 Andamanese individuals and compared them with sequences for 60 individuals ...
  • Prado Martínez, Javier, 1987-; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Santpere Baró, Gabriel, 1981-; Casals López, Ferran; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Hernando Herráez, Irene, 1985-; Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Petit, Natalia; Fernández Callejo, Marcos; Dabad, Marc; Carvalho, Tiago Loureiro de, 1987-; Melé Messeguer, Marta, 1982-; Comas, David, 1969-; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (Nature Publishing Group, 2013)
    Most great ape genetic variation remains uncharacterized1, 2; however, its study is critical for understanding population history3, 4, 5, 6, recombination7, selection8 and susceptibility to disease9, 10. Here we sequence ...
  • Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Luisi, Pierre, 1985-; Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Uzkudun, Manu; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Engelken, Johannes (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    MOTIVATION: Detecting positive selection in genomic regions is a recurrent topic in natural population genetic studies. However, there is little consistency among the regions detected in several genome-wide scans using ...
  • Dall'Olio, Giovanni Marco, 1983-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Wagner, Andreas; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Genotype networks are a concept used in systems biology to study sets of genotypes having the same phenotype, and the ability of these to bring forth novel phenotypes. In the past they have been applied to determine the ...
  • Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978-; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Dobon, Begoña; Keys, Kevin L.; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Peretó, Juli (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018)
    Metabolic networks comprise thousands of enzymatic reactions functioning in a controlled manner and have been shaped by natural selection. Thanks to the genome data, the footprints of adaptive (positive) selection are ...
  • Colombo, Martino; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Invergo, Brandon M., 1982-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Montanucci, Ludovica, 1978- (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2014)
    Relationships between evolutionary rates and gene properties on a genomic, functional, pathway, or system level are being explored to unravel the principles of the evolutionary process. In particular, functional network ...
  • Cagan, Alexander; Theunert, Christoph; Laayouni, Hafid, 1968-; Santpere Baró, Gabriel, 1981-; Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Casals López, Ferran; Prüfer, Kay; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Andrés Morán, Aida (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    Natural selection is crucial for the adaptation of populations to their environments. Here, we present the first global study of natural selection in the Hominidae (humans and great apes) based on genome-wide information ...