Browsing by Author "Ramírez, Oscar"

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  • Noguera, José L.; Rodríguez, Carmen; Varona, Luis; Tomàs, Anna; Muñoz, Gloria; Ramírez, Oscar; Barragán, Carmen; Arqué, Meritxell; Bidanel, Jean P.; Amills, Marcel; Ovilo, Cristina; Sánchez, Armand (BioMed Central, 2009)
    Background: Prolificacy is the most important trait influencing the reproductive efficiency of pig production systems. The low heritability and sex-limited expression of prolificacy have hindered to some extent the improvement ...
  • Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Lobón, Irene; Ramírez, Oscar; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    The spread of farming out of the Balkans and into the rest of Europe followed two distinct routes: An initial expansion represented by the Impressa and Cardial traditions, which followed the Northern Mediterranean coastline; ...
  • Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Bleyhl, Jonathan; Santpere Baró, Gabriel, 1981-; Vives, Laura; Ramírez, Oscar; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Anglada Busquets, Roger; Cooper, Gregory M.; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Eichler, Evan E.; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: The identification of signatures of natural selection has long been used as an approach to understanding the unique features of any given species. Genes within segmental duplications are overlooked in most ...
  • Ramírez, Oscar; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Berglund, Jonas; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Quilez Oliete, Javier; Webster, Matthew T; Wayne, Robert K.; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965-; Vilà, Carles; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Although a variety of genetic changes have been implicated in causing phenotypic differences among dogs, the role of copy number variants (CNVs) and their impact on phenotypic variation is still poorly understood. ...
  • Freedman, Adam H.; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Ramírez, Oscar; Novembre, John (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2016)
    Controlling for background demographic effects is important for accurately identifying loci that have recently undergone positive selection. To date, the effects of demography have not yet been explicitly considered when ...
  • Olade, Iñigo; Sánchez Quinto, Federico A, 1985-; Santpere Baró, Gabriel, 1981-; Rodríguez Pérez, Juan Antonio, 1985-; Quilez Oliete, Javier; Ramírez, Oscar; Marigorta, Urko M.; Fernández Callejo, Marcos; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Nature Research, 2014)
    Ancient genomic sequences have started to reveal the origin and the demographic impact of farmers from the Neolithic period spreading into Europe. The adoption of farming, stock breeding and sedentary societies during the ...
  • García Garcerà, Marc; Gigli, Elena, 1978-; Sánchez Quinto, Federico A, 1985-; Ramírez, Oscar; Calafell i Majó, Francesc; Civit, Sergi; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    Background: Despite the successful retrieval of genomes from past remains, the prospects for human palaeogenomics remain unclear because of the difficulty of distinguishing contaminant from endogenous DNA sequences. Previous ...
  • Freedman, Adam H; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Ramírez, Oscar; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Novembre, John (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    To identify genetic changes underlying dog domestication and reconstruct their early evolutionary history, we generated high-quality genome sequences from three gray wolves, one from each of the three putative centers of ...
  • Sánchez Quinto, Federico A, 1985-; Schroeder, Hannes; Ramírez, Oscar; Ávila Arcos, María C.; Pybus Oliveras, Marc, 1985-; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Velázquez, Amhed M.V.; Prada Marcos, María Encina; Vidal Encinas, Julio Manuel; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Orlando, Ludovic; Gilbert, M Thomas; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Elsevier, 2012)
    The genetic background of the European Mesolithic and the extent of population replacement during the Neolithic is poorly understood, both due to the scarcity of human remains from that period and the inherent methodological ...
  • Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Sánchez Quinto, Federico A, 1985-; Datta, Debayan; Marigorta, Urko M.; Chiang, Charleston W.K.; Rodríguez, Juan Antonio; Fernández Callejo, Marcos; González Navarrete, Irene, 1983-; Montfort, Magda; Matas Lalueza, Laura; Civit, Sergi; Luiselli, Donata; Charlier, Philippe; Pettener, Davide; Ramírez, Oscar; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Himmelbauer, Heinz; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
    A pyrographically decorated gourd, dated to the French Revolution period, has been alleged to contain a handkerchief dipped into the blood of the French king Louis XVI (1754–1793) after his beheading but recent analyses ...
  • Ruiz, Sergio; Lopez Contreras, Andres J.; Gabut, Mathieu; Marion, Rosa M.; Gutiérrez Martínez, Paula; Bua, Sabela; Ramírez, Oscar; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Rodrigo Perez, Sara; Li, Han; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Serrano, Manuel; Blasco, Maria A.; Batada, Nizar N.; Fernández Capetillo, Oscar (Nature Publishing Group, 2015)
    The generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from adult somatic cells is one of the most remarkable discoveries in recent decades. However, several works have reported evidence of genomic instability in iPSC, ...
  • Ramírez, Oscar; Gómez Díaz, Elena; Olalde Marquínez, Íñigo, 1987-; Illera, Juan Carlos; Rando, Juan Carlos; González Solís, Jacob; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965- (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: Ancient DNA has revolutionized conservation genetic studies as it allows monitoring of the genetic variability of species through time and predicting the impact of ecosystems’ threats on future population ...
  • Serres Armero, Aitor; Povolotskaya, Inna, 1986-; Quilez Oliete, Javier; Ramírez, Oscar; Santpere Baró, Gabriel, 1981-; Kuderna, Lukas F.K.; Hernández Rodríguez, Jéssica, 1983-; Fernández Callejo, Marcos; Gómez Sánchez, Daniel; Freedman, Adam H.; Fan, Zhenxin; Novembre, John; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Boyko, Adam; Wayne, Robert K.; Vilà, Carles; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (BioMed Central, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Whole genome re-sequencing data from dogs and wolves are now commonly used to study how natural and artificial selection have shaped the patterns of genetic diversity. Single nucleotide polymorphisms, microsatellites ...
  • Prado Martínez, Javier, 1987-; Hernando Herráez, Irene, 1985-; Lorente-Galdós, Belén, 1981-; Dabad, Marc; Ramírez, Oscar; Baeza Delgado, Carlos; Morcillo Suárez, Carlos, 1969-; Alkan, Can; Hormozdiari, Fereydoun; Raineri, Emanuele; Estellé, Jordi; Fernández Callejo, Marcos; Vallès, Mònica; Ritscher, Lars; Schöneberg, Torsten; Calle Mustienes, Elisa de la; Casillas, Sònia; Rubio Acero, Raquel; Melé Messeguer, Marta, 1982-; Engelken, Johannes; Cáceres Aguilar, Mario; Gómez Skarmeta, José Luis; Gut, Marta; Bertranpetit, Jaume, 1952-; Gut, Ivo Glynne; Abelló, Teresa; Eichler, Evan E.; Mingarro, Ismael; Lalueza Fox, Carles, 1965-; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975- (BioMed Central, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: The only known albino gorilla, named Snowflake, was a male wild born individual from Equatorial Guinea who lived at the Barcelona Zoo for almost 40 years. He was diagnosed with non-syndromic oculocutaneous ...
  • Fan, Zhenxin; Silva, Pedro; Gronau, Ilan; Wang, Shuoguo; Serres Armero, Aitor; Schweizer, Rena M.; Ramírez, Oscar; Pollinger, John; Galaverni, Marco; Ortega Del-Vecchyo, Diego; Du, Lianming; Zhang, Wenping; Zhang, Zhihe; Xing, Jinchuan; Vilà, Carles; Marquès i Bonet, Tomàs, 1975-; Godinho, Raquel; Yue, Bisong; Wayne, Robert K. (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press), 2016)
    The gray wolf (Canis lupus) is a widely distributed top predator and ancestor of the domestic dog. To address questions about wolf relationships to each other and dogs, we assembled and analyzed a data set of 34 canine ...