Browsing by Author "Martínez Cruz, Begoña"

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  • 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; The 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 ...
  • 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.; The 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fadhlaoui-Zid, Karima; Haber, Marc, 1980-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Zalloua, Pierre A.; Elgaaied, Amel Benammar; Comas, David, 1969- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    The geostrategic location of North Africa as a crossroad between three continents and as a stepping-stone outside Africa has evoked anthropological and genetic interest in this region. Numerous studies have described the ...
  • Elhaik, Eran; Comas, David, 1969-; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Wells, R. Spencer; The Genographic Consortium (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    The search for a method that utilizes biological information to predict humans’ place of origin has occupied scientists for millennia. Over the past four decades, scientists have employed genetic data in an effort to achieve ...
  • Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Ziegle, Janet; Sanz, Paula; Sotelo, Graciela; Anglada Busquets, Roger; Plaza, Stéphanie; Comas, David, 1969- (BioMed Central, 2011)
    Background: The analysis of human Y-chromosome variation in the context of population genetics and forensics requires the genotyping of dozens to hundreds of selected single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). In the present ...
  • Brotherton, Paul; Cooper, Alan; Genographic Consortium; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Comas, David, 1969-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Mele, Marta (Nature Research, 2013)
    Haplogroup H dominates present-day Western European mitochondrial DNA variability (>40%), yet was less common (~19%) among Early Neolithic farmers (~5450 BC) and virtually absent in Mesolithic hunter-gatherers. Here we ...
  • Kleinman Ruiz, Daniel; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Soriano, Laura; Lucena Pérez, María; Cruz, Fernando; Villanueva, Beatriz; Fernández, Jesús María; Godoy, José A. (BioMed Central, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: The Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) has been acknowledged as the most endangered felid species in the world. An intense contraction and fragmentation during the twentieth century left less than 100 individuals ...
  • Behar, Doron M.; Harmant, Christine; Manry, Jeremy; van Oven, Mannis; Haak, Wolfgang; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Salaberria, Jasone; Oyharçabal, Bernard; Bauduer, Frédéric; Comas, David, 1969-; Quintana Murci, Lluis; Genographic Consortium (Elsevier, 2012)
    Different lines of evidence point to the resettlement of much of western and central Europe by populations from the Franco-Cantabrian region during the Late Glacial and Postglacial periods. In this context, the study of ...
  • Elhaik, Eran; Greenspan, Elliott; Staats, Sean; Krahn, Thomas; Tyler-Smith, Chris; Xue, Yali; Tofanelli, Sergio; Francalacci, Paolo; Cucca, Francesco; Pagani, Luca; Jin, Li; Li, Hui; Schurr, Theodore G.; Greenspan, Bennett; Wells, R. Spencer; Genographic Consortium; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Comas, David, 1969-; Martínez Cruz, Begoña (Oxford University Press, 2013)
    The Genographic Project is an international effort aimed at charting human migratory history. The project is nonprofit and nonmedical, and, through its Legacy Fund, supports locally led efforts to preserve indigenous and ...
  • Boattini, Alessio; Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Sarno, Stefania; Harmant, Christine; Useli, Antonella; Sanz, Paula; Yang-Yao, Daniele; Manry, Jeremy; Ciani, Graziella; Luiselli, Donata; Quintana Murci, Lluis; Comas, David, 1969-; Pettener, Davide; Genographic Consortium (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
    Located in the center of the Mediterranean landscape and with an extensive coastal line, the territory of what is today Italy has played an important role in the history of human settlements and movements of Southern Europe ...
  • Martínez Cruz, Begoña; Ioana, Mihai; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Arauna, Lara R; Sanz, Paula; Ionescu, Ramona; Boengiu, Sandu; Kalaydjieva, Luba; Pamjav, Horolma; Makukh, Halyna; Plantinga, Theo; van der Meer, Jos W.M.; Comas, David, 1969-; Netea, Mihai G (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
    Vlad III The Impaler, also known as Dracula, descended from the dynasty of Basarab, the first rulers of independent Wallachia, in present Romania. Whether this dynasty is of Cuman (an admixed Turkic people that reached ...