2008

IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

1.     Enattah NS, Jensen TGK, Nielsen M, Lewinski R, Kuokkanen M, Rasinpera H, El-Shanti H, Seo JK, Alifrangis M, Khalil IF, Natah A, Ali A, Natah S, Comas D, Mehdi SQ, Groop L, Vestergaard EM, Imtiaz F, Rashed MS, Meyer B, Troelsen J, Peltonen L (2008) Independent introduction of two lactase persistence alleles into human populations reflect different history of adaptation to milk culture. American Journal of Human Genetics 82(1):57-72. Enattah2008

2.     Quintana-Murci L, Quach H, Harmant C, Luca F, Massonnet B, Patin E, Sica L, Mauuiama-Daouda P, Comas D, Tzur S, Balanovsky O, Kidd KK, Kidd JR, van der Veen L, Hombert J-M, Gessain A, Verdu P, Froment A, Bahuchet S, Heyer E, Dausset J, Salas A, Behar D (2008) The shared maternal ancestry of Bantu agriculturalists and Pygmy hunter-gatherers of western Central Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 105(5):1596-1601. Quintana-Murci2008

3.     Berniell-Lee G, Plaza S, Bosch E, Calafell F, Jourdan E, Lefranc G, Comas D (2008) Admixture and sexual bias in the population settlement of La Reunion Island (Indian Ocean). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136(1):100-107. Berniell-Lee2008

4.     Colobran R, Comas D, Faner R, Pedrosa E, Anglada R, Pujol-Borrell R, Bertranpetit J, Juan M (2008) Population structure in copy number variation (CNV) and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CCL4L gene. Genes and Immunity 9(4):279-288. Colobran2008

5.     Behar DM, Villems R, Soodyall H, Blue-Smith J, Pereira L, Metspalu E, Scozzari R, Makkan H, Comas D, Bertranpetit J, Quintana-Murci L, Tyler-Smith C, Well RS, The Genographic Consortium (2008) The dawn of human matrilineal diversity. American Journal of Human Genetics 82(5):1130-1140. Behar2008

6.     Zalloua PA, Xue Y, Khalife J, Makhoul N, Debiane L, Ptall DE, Royyuru AK, Herrera RJ, Soria-Hernanz DF, Blue-Smith J, Wells RS, Comas D, Bertranpetit J, Tyler-Smith C, The Genographic Consortium (2008) Y-chromosomal diversity in Lebanon is structured by recent historical events. American Journal of Human Genetics 82(4):873-882. Zalloua2008a

7.     Gardner M, Bertranpetit J, Comas D (2008) Worldwide genetic variation and tagSNP transferability in dopamine and serotonin pathway genes. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 147B:1070-1075. Gardner2008

8.     Pimenoff VN, Comas D, Palo JU, Vershubsky G, Kolzov A, Sajantilla A (2008) Northwest Siberian Khanty and Mansi in the junction of West and East Eurasian gene pools as revealed by uniparental markers. European Journal of Human Genetics 16:1254-64. Pimenoff2008

9.     Morcillo-Suarez C, Alegre J, Sangros R, Gazave E, de Cid R, Milne R, Amigo J, Ferrer-Admetlla A, Moreno-Estrada A, Gardner M, Casals F, Perez-Lezaun A, Comas D, Bosch E, Calafell F, Bertranpetit J, Navarro A (2008) SNP Analysis To Results (SNPator): a web-based environment oriented to statistical genomics analyses upon SNP data. Bioinformatics 24(14):1643-4. Morcillo-Suarez2008

10.   Palacios R, Comas D, Elorza J, Villoslada P (2008) Genomic regulation of CTLA4 and Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of Neuroimmunology 203:108-115. Palacios2008

11. Mendizabal I, Sandoval K, Berniell-Lee G, Calafell F, Salas A, Martinez-Fuentes A, Comas D (2008)  Genetic origin, admixture, and asymmetry in maternal and paternal human lineages in Cuba. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:213. Mendizabal2008

12.  Lao O, Lu TT, Nothnagel M, Junge O, Freitag-Wolf S, Caliebe A, Balascakova M, Bertranpetit J, Bindoff LA, Comas D, Holmlund G, Kouvatsi A, Macek M, Mollet I, Parson W, Palo J, Ploski R, Sajantila A, Tagliabracci A, Gether U, Werge T, Rivadeneira F, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Gieger C, Wichmann HE, Rüther A, Schreiber S, Becker C, Nürnberg P, Nelson MR, Krawczak M, Kayser M (2008) Correlation between Genetic and Geographic Structure in Europe. Current Biology 18:1241-1248. Lao2008

13.  Zalloua PA, Platt DE,El Sibai M, Khalife J, Makhoul N, Haber M, Xue Y, Izaabel H, Bosch E, Adams SM, Arroyo E, López-Parra AM, Aler M, Picornell A, Ramon M, Jobling MA, Comas D, Bertranpetit J, Wells SR, Tyler-Smith C and The Genographic Consortium (2008) Identifying genetic traces of historical expansions: Phoenician footprints in the Mediterranean. American Journal of Human Genetics 83:633-642. Zalloua2008b

14.  Prieto L, Alonso A, Alves C, Crespillo M, Montesino M, Picornell A, Brehm A, Ramírez JL, Whittle MR, Anjos MJ, Boschi I, Buj J, Cerezo M, Cardoso S, Cicarelli R, Comas D, Corach D, Doutremepuich C, Espinheira RM, Fernández-Fernández I, Filippini S, Garcia-Hirschfeld J, González A, Heinrichs B, Hernández A, Leite FP, Lizarazo RP, López-Parra AM, López-Soto M, Lorente JA, Mechoso B, Navarro I, Pagano S, Pestano JJ, Puente J, Raimondi E, Rodríguez-Quesada A, Terra-Pinheiro MF, Vidal-Rioja L, Vullo C, Salas A (2008) 2006 GEP-ISGP collaborative excercise on mtDNA: reflection about interpretations, artefacts and DNA mixtures. Forensic Sciece International Genetics 2:126-133. Prieto2008

BOOKS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

1.     Comas D, Bosch E, Calafell F. Human Genetics and Languages (2008). In: ENCYCLOPEDIA OF LIFE SCIENCES. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020810]

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

1.      Comas D (2008) La història a través del nostre genoma: el projecte Genographic. L’espill 28: 179-182. ComasL’Espill

2.      Comas D, Bosch E, Calafell F (2008) Complint una intuïció de Darwin: genética humana i llengües. In Cent cinquanta anys després de L’origen de les espècies de Darwin. Arcadi Navarro and Carmen Segarra Editors. Treballs de la Societat Catalana de Biologia Vol 60 ComasSCB