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    • Admixture in Latin America: Geographic Structure, Phenotypic Diversity and Self-Perception of Ancestry Based on 7,342 Individuals 

      Ruiz Linares, Andrés; Adhikari, Kaustubh; Acuña Alonzo, Víctor; Quinto Sánchez, Mirsha; Jaramillo, Claudia; Arias, William; Fuentes, Macarena; Pizarro, María; Everardo, Paola; de Avila, Francisco; Gómez Valdés, Jorge; León Mimila, Paola; Hunemeier, Tábita; Ramallo, Virginia; Silva de Cerqueira, Caio C.; Burley, Mari-Wyn; Konca, Esra; Zagonel de Oliveira, Marcelo; Veronez, Mauricio Roberto; Rubio Codina, Marta; Attanasio, Orazio; Gibbon, Sahra; Ray, Nicolás; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Rosique, Javier; Schuler Faccini, Lavinia; Salzano, Francisco M.; Bortolini, Maria-Cátira; Canizales Quinteros, Samuel; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Bedoya, Gabriel; Balding, David; González José, Rolando (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      The current genetic makeup of Latin America has been shaped by a history of extensive admixture between Africans, Europeans and Native Americans, a process taking place within the context of extensive geographic and social ...
    • Contrasting Patterns of Nuclear and mtDNA Diversity in Native American Populations 

      Yang, Ning Ning; Mazières, Stephane; Bravi, Claudio; Ray, Nicolas; Wang, Sijia; Burley, Mari Wyn; Bedoya, Gabriel; Rojas, Winston; Parra, Maria V.; Molina, Julio A.; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Hill, Kim; Hurtado, Ana M.; Petzl-Erler, Maria L.; Tsuneto, Luiza T.; Kl (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2010)
      We report an integrated analysis of nuclear (autosomal, X- and Y-chromosome) short tandem repeat (STR) data and mtDNA D-loop sequences obtained in the same set of 22 Native populations from across the Americas. A north to ...
    • Facial Asymmetry and Genetic Ancestry in Latin American Admixed Populations 

      Quinto Sánchez, Mirsha; Adhikari, Kaustubh; Acuña Alonzo, Víctor; Cintas, Celia; Silva de Cerqueira, Caio Cesar; Ramallo, Virginia; Castillo, Lucia; Farrera, Arodi; Jaramillo, Claudia; Arias, Williams; Fuentes, Macarena; Everardo, Paola; Ávila, Francisco de; Gómez Valdés, Jorge; Hünemeier, Tabita; Gibbon, Shara; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Rosique, Javier; Bortolini, María Cátira; Canizales Quinteros, Samuel; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Bedoya, Gabriel; Ruiz Linares, Andrés; González José, Rolando (Wuley Blackwell, 2015)
      Fluctuating and directional asymmetry are aspects of morphological variation widely used to infer environmental and genetic factors affecting facial phenotypes. However, the genetic basis and environmental determinants ...
    • Genetic variation and population structure in Native Americans 

      Wang, Sijia; Lewis, Cecil M.; Jakobsson, Mattias; Ramachandran, Sohini; Ray, Nicolas; Bedoya, Gabriel; Rojas, Winston; Parra, Maria V.; Molina, Julio A.; Gallo, Carla; Mazzotti, Guido; Poletti, Giovanni; Hill, Kim; Hurtado, Ana M.; Labuda, Damian; Klitz, William; Barrant (Public Library of Science, 2007)
      We examined genetic diversity and population structure in the American landmass using 678 autosomal microsatellite markers genotyped in 422 individuals representing 24 Native American populations sampled from North, Central, ...
    • A genome-wide association study identifies multiple loci for variation in human ear morphology 

      Adhikari, Kaustubh; Reales, Guillermo; Smith, Andrew J.P.; Konka, Esra; Palmen, Jutta; Quinto Sánchez, Mirsha; Acuña Alonzo, Víctor; Jaramillo, Claudia; Arias, William; Fuentes, Macarena; Pizarro, María; Barquera Lozano, Rodrigo; Macín Pérez, Gastón; Gómez Valdés, Jorge; Villamil Ramírez, Hugo; Hunemeier, Tábita; Ramallo, Virginia; Silva de Cerqueira, Caio C.; Hurtado, Malena; Villegas, Valeria; Granja, Vanessa; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Schuler Faccini, Lavinia; Salzano, Francisco M.; Bortolini, Maria Cátira; Canizales Quinteros, Samuel; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Bedoya, Gabriel; Calderón, Rosario; Rosique, Javier; Cheeseman, Michael; Bhutta, Mahmood F.; Humphries, Steve E.; González José, Rolando; Headon, Denis; Balding, David; Ruiz Linares, Andrés (Nature Publishing, 2015)
      Here we report a genome-wide association study for non-pathological pinna morphology in over 5,000 Latin Americans. We find genome-wide significant association at seven genomic regions affecting: lobe size and attachment, ...
    • Geographic patterns of genome admixture in Latin American mestizos 

      Wang, Sijia; Ray, Nicolas; Rojas, Winston; Parra, Maria V.; Bedoya, Gabriel; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Mazzotti, Guido; Hill, Kim; Hurtado, Ana M.; Camrena, Beatriz; Nicolini, Humberto; Klitz, William; Barrantes, Ramiro; Molina, Julio A.; Freimer, Nelson B.; Cátira Bortolini, María; Salzano, Francisco M.; Petzl-Erler, Maria L.; Tsuneto, Luiza T.; Dipierri, José E.; Alfaro, Emma L.; Bailliet, Graciela; Bianchi, Néstor O.; Llop Romero, Elena; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Excoffier, Laurent; Ruiz Linares, Andrés (PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE, 2008-03)
      The large and diverse population of Latin America is potentially a powerful resource for elucidating the genetic basis of complex traits through admixture mapping. However, no genome-wide characterization of admixture ...
    • Implications of the admixture process in skin color molecular assessment 

      Silva de Cerqueira, Caio Cesar; Hünemeier, Tábita; Gómez Valdés, Jorge; Ramallo, Virginia; Volasko Krause, Carla Daiana; Leal Barbosa, Ana Angélica; Vargas Pinilla, Pedro; Ciconet Dornelles, Rodrigo; Longo, Danaé; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Bedoya, Gabriel; Canizales Quinteros, Samuel; Acuña Alonzo, Víctor; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; González José, Rolando; Mauro Salzano, Francisco; Callegari-Jacques, Sídia María; Schuler-Faccini, Lavínia; Ruiz Linares, Andrés; Bortolini, María Cátira (PLOS One, 2014)
      The understanding of the complex genotype-phenotype architecture of human pigmentation has clear implications for the evolutionary history of humans, as well as for medical and forensic practices. Although dozens of genes ...
    • Obesity, genomic ancestry, and socioeconomic variables in Latin American mestizos 

      Ruderman, Anahí; Pérez, Luis O.; Adhikari, Kaustubh; Navarro, Pablo; Ramallo, Virginia; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Bedoya, Gabriel; Bortolini, Maria C.; Acuña Alonzo, Víctor; Canizales Quinteros, Samuel; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Ruiz Linares, Andrés; González José, Rolando (Wiley-Liss Inc., 2019)
      Objectives: This article aims to assess the contribution of genomic ancestry and socioeconomic status to obesity in a sample of admixed Latin Americans. Methods: The study comprised 6776 adult volunteers from Brazil, Chile, ...
    • Variation in dental morphology and inference of continental ancestry in admixed Latin Americans 

      Delgado, Miguel; Ramírez, Luis Miguel; Adhikari, Kaustubh; Fuentes Guajardo, Macarena; Zanolli, Clément; González José, Rolando; Canizales, Samuel; Bortolini, Maria Catira; Poletti, Giovanni; Gallo, Carla; Rothhammer Engel, Francisco; Bedoya, Gabriel; Ruiz Linares, Andrés (Wiley-Liss Inc., 2019)
      © 2018 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Objectives: To investigate the variation in dental nonmetric traits and to evaluate the utility of this variation for inferring genetic ancestry proportions in a sample of admixed Latin ...