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Ethiopian mitochondrial DNA heritage: tracking gene flow across and around the gate of tears.
Approximately 10 miles separate the Horn of Africa from the Arabian Peninsula at Bab-el-Mandeb (the Gate of Tears). Both historic and archaeological evidence indicate tight cultural connections, overExpand
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Phylogeography of Y-chromosome haplogroup I reveals distinct domains of prehistoric gene flow in europe.
To investigate which aspects of contemporary human Y-chromosome variation in Europe are characteristic of primary colonization, late-glacial expansions from refuge areas, Neolithic dispersals, orExpand
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MtDNA Profile of West Africa Guineans: Towards a Better Understanding of the Senegambia Region
The matrilineal genetic composition of 372 samples from the Republic of Guiné‐Bissau (West African coast) was studied using RFLPs and partial sequencing of the mtDNA control and coding region. TheExpand
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Physical and functional association of SU(VAR)3‐9 and HDAC1 in Drosophila
Modification of histones can have a dramatic impact on chromatin structure and function. Acetylation of lysines within the N‐terminal tail of the histone octamer marks transcriptionally activeExpand
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Mitochondrial portrait of the Cabo Verde archipelago: the Senegambian outpost of Atlantic slave trade
In order to study the matrilineal genetic composition in Cabo Verde (Republic of Cape Verde), an archipelago that used to serve as a Portuguese entrepôt of the Atlantic slave trade, we have analysedExpand
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Distribution of HLA alleles in Portugal and Cabo Verde. Relationships with the slave trade route.
HLA-A, -B, and -DR frequencies were analysed in populations from Portugal and the Madeira and Cabo Verde Archipelagos, aiming to characterize their genetic composition. Portuguese settlers colonizedExpand
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Y-chromosomal diversity in the population of Guinea-Bissau: a multiethnic perspective
BackgroundThe geographic and ethnolinguistic differentiation of many African Y-chromosomal lineages provides an opportunity to evaluate human migration episodes and admixture processes, in aExpand
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Y‐chromosome Lineages from Portugal, Madeira and Açores Record Elements of Sephardim and Berber Ancestry
A total of 553 Y‐chromosomes were analyzed from mainland Portugal and the North Atlantic Archipelagos of Açores and Madeira, in order to characterize the genetic composition of their male gene pool.Expand
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Structure and evolution of the mitochondrial DNA complete control region in the Drosophila subobscura subgroup
The complete A + T‐rich region of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has been cloned and sequenced in the species of the Drosophila subobscura subgroup D. subobscura, D. madeirensis and D. guanche.Expand
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Relationships of scincid lizards (Mabuya spp.) from the islands of the Gulf of Guinea based on mtDNA sequence data
Relationships of Mabuya lizards from the islands of the Gulf of Guinea where estimated using partial 12S rRNA, 16S rRNA and cytochrome b mitochondrial gene sequences. Mabuya maculilabris from SaoExpand
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