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Papers are groups by topic category: GWAS genetic discovery; Population Genetics, Research Methodology; Research Ethics; Epidemiology

 

GWAS genetic discoveries

1. Aulchenko YS, Ripatti S, Lindqvist I, Boomsma D, Heid IM, Pramstaller PP, et al. 

Loci influencing lipid levels and coronary heart disease risk in 16 European population cohorts. 

Nat Genet. 2009;41:47-55. [22 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

2. Dupuis J, Langenberg C, Prokopenko I, Saxena R, Soranzo N, Jackson AU, et al  

New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk. 

Nat Genet 2009: in press. [16 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

3. Vitart V, Rudan I, Hayward C, Floyd J, Gray, NK, Palmer CNA, et al.

SLC2A9 is a novel uric acid transporter influencing serum urate concentrations, urate excretion and gout.  

Nat Genet 2008: 40: 437 – 442. [22 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

4. Repapi E, Sayers I, Wain LV, Burton PR, Johnson T, Obeidat M, et al.

Genome-wide association study identifies five new loci associated with lung function. 

Nat Genet 2010;42(1):36-44 [15 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

5. Pfeufer A, Sanna S, Arking DE, Müller M, Gateva V, Fuchsberger C, et al.   

Common variants at ten loci modulate the QT interval duration in the QTSCD Study.

Nat Genet. 2009;41:407-14. [9 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

6. Saxena R, Hivert M, Langenberg C, Tanaka6 T, Pankow JS, Vollenweider P.et al  

Genetic variation in gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptor (GIPR) impacts the glucose and insulin responses to an oral glucose challenge.

Nat Genet 2009, in press [5 EUROSPAN authors]

 

7. Benjamin EJ, Rice KM, Arking DE , Pfeufer A, van Noord C, Smith AV et al. 

Variants in ZFHX3 are associated with atrial fibrillation in individuals of European ancestry.

Nat Genet. 2009 Aug;41(8):879-81. [4 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

8. Willer CJ, Speliotes EK, Loos RJ, Li S, Lindgren CM, Heid IM, Berndt SI, et al. 

Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits Consortium. Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation.

Nat Genet. 2009; 41: 25-34. [3 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

9. Kong A, Steinthorsdottir V, Masson G, Thorleifsson G, Sulem P, et al. (EUROSPAN authors within the DIAGRAM Consortium). 

Parental origin of sequence variants associated with complex diseases.

Nature 2009:462(7275):868-74 

[9 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

10. Kolz M, Johnson T, Sanna S, Teumer A, Vitart V, Perola M, et al .

Meta-analysis of 28,141 individuals identifies common variants within five new loci that influence uric acid concentrations.

PLoS Genet. 2009;5(6):e1000504. [10 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

11. Hicks AA, Pramstaller PP, Johansson A, Vitart V, Rudan I, Ugocsai P, et al. 

Genetic determinants of circulating sphingolipid concentrations.

PLOS Genetics. 2009;5(10):e1000672. [31 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

12. Heard-Costa NL, Zillikens MC, Monda KL, Johansson A, Harris TB, Fu M, . et al.  

NRXN3 is a novel locus for waist circumference: a genome-wide association study from the CHARGE Consortium.

PLoS Genet. 2009;5(6):e1000539. [10 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

13. Lindgren CM, Heid IM, Randall JC, Lamina C, Steinthorsdottir V, Qi L, et al. 

Genome-wide association scan meta-analysis identifies three Loci influencing adiposity and fat distribution.

PLoS Genet. 2009;5: e1000508. [4 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

14. Marroni F, Pfeufer A, Aulchenko Y, Franklin CS, Isaacs A, Pichler I, Wild SH, Oostra BA, Wright AF, Campbell H, Kääb S, Hicks AA, Gyllensten U, Rudan I, Meitinger T, Pattaro C, Van Dujin C, Wilson JF, Pramstaller PP. 

A genome-wide association scan of QT and RR interval in three European isolated populations. The EUROSPAN project.

Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics 2009 in press

 

15. Barbalić M, Narančić NS, Skarić-Jurić T, Peričić Salihović M, Klarić IM, Lauc LB, Janićijević B, Farrall M, Rudan I, Campbell H, Wright AF, Hastie ND, Rudan P.

A Quantitative Trait Locus for SBP Maps Near KCNB1 and PTGIS in a Population Isolate.

Am J Hypertens. 2009: 22: 663-8. [PubMed link]

 

16. Vasan RS, Glazer NL, Felix JF, Lieb W, Wild PS, Felix SB, Watzinger N, et al. 

Genetic variants associated with cardiac structure and function: a meta-analysis and replication of genome-wide association data.

JAMA. 2009; 302: 168-78. [4 EUROSPAN authors] [PubMed link]

 

17. Johansson A, Marroni F, Hayward C, Franklin CS, Kirichenko AV, Jonasson I, Hicks AA, Vitart V, Isaacs A, Axenovich T, Campbell S, Floyd J. 

Linkage and Genome-wide association analysis of obesity related phenotypes; association of weight with the MGAT1 gene.

Obesity.2009 in press [PubMed link]

 

18. Pattaro C, Aulchenko YS, Isaacs A, Vitart V, Hayward C, Franklin CS, Polasek O, Kolcic I, Biloglav Z, Campbell S, Hastie N, Lauc G, Meitinger T, Oostra BA, Gyllensten U, Wilson JF, Pichler I, Hicks AA, Campbell H, Wright AF, Rudan I, van Duijn CM, Riegler P, Marroni F, Pramstaller PP.

Genome-wide linkage analysis of serum creatinine in three isolated European populations.

Kidney Int. 2009 Apr 22 [PubMed link]

 

19. Johansson A, Marroni F, Hayward C, Franklin CS, Kirichenko AV, Jonasson I, Hicks AA, Vitart V, Isaacs A, Axenovich T, Campbell S, Dunlop MG, Floyd J, Hastie N, Hofman A, K nott S, Kolcic I, Pichler I, Polasek O, Rivadeneira F, Tenesa A, Uitterlinden AG, Wild SH, Zorkoltseva IV, Meitinger T,

Wilson JF, Rudan I, Campbell H, Pattaro C, Pramstaller P, Oostra BA, Wright AF, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS, Gyllensten U; EUROSPAN Consortium.

Common variants in the JAZF1 gene associated with height identified by linkage and genome-wide association analysis.

Hum Mol Genet. 2009;18:373-80. [PubMed link]

 

20. Kemlink D, Plazzi G, Vetrugno R, Provini F, Polo O, Stiasny-Kolster K, Oertel W, Nevsimalova S, Sonka K, Högl B, Frauscher B, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Pramstaller PP, Lichtner P, Meitinger T, Müller-Myshok B, Winkelmann J, Montagna P.

Suggestive evidence for linkage for restless legs syndrome on chromosome 19p13.

Neurogenetics. 2008 May;9(2):75-82. [PubMed link]

 

21. Kemlink D, Polo O, Montagna P, Provini F, Stiasny-Kolster K, Oertel W, de Weerd A, Nevsimalova S, Sonka K, Högl B, Frauscher B, Poewe W, Trenkwalder C, Pramstaller PP, Ferini-Strambi L, Zucconi M, Konofal E, Arnulf I, Hadjigeorgiou GM, Happe S,

Family-based association study of the restless legs syndrome loci 2 and 3 in a European population.

Mov Disord. 2007 Jan 15;22(2):207-12[PubMed link]

 

22. Vitart V, Bencic G, Hayward C, Herman JS, Huffman JE, Campbell S, Bucan K, Zgaga L, Kolcic I, Polasek O, Campbell H, Wright AF, Vatavuk Z, Rudan I.

Heritabilities of ocular biometrical traits in 2 Croatian isolates with extended pedigrees.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] [PubMed link]

 

23. Zemunik T, Boban M, Lauc G, Janković S, Rotim K, Vatavuk Z, Bencić G, Dogas Z, Boraska V, Torlak V, Susac J, Zobić I, Rudan D, Pulanić D, Modun D, Mudnić I, Gunjaca G, Budimir D, Hayward C, Vitart V, Wright AF, Campbell H, Rudan I.

Genome-wide association study of biochemical traits in Korcula Island , Croatia .

Croat Med J. 2009; 50: 23-33. [PubMed link]

 

24. Polasek O, Marusić A, Rotim K, Hayward C, Vitart V, Huffman J, Campbell S, Janković S, Boban M, Biloglav Z, Kolcić I, Krzelj V, Terzić J, Matec L, Tometić G, Nonković D, Nincević J, Pehlić M, Zedelj J, Velagić V, Juricić D, Kirac I, Belak Kovacević S, Wright AF, Campbell H, Rudan I.

Genome-wide association study of anthropometric traits in Korcula Island, Croatia.

Croat Med J. 2009; 50: 7-16. [PubMed link]

 

 

Population genetics

25. Rudan I, Campbell H, Carothers AD, Hastie ND , Wright AF.

Contribution of consanguinuity to polygenic and multifactorial diseases.

Nat Genet. 2006; 38: 1224-5. [PubMed link]

 

26. McQuillan R, Leutenegger AL, Abdel-Rahman R, Pericic M, Barac-Lauc L, Smolej-Narancic N, Janicijevic B, Franklin CS, Polasek O, Tenesa A, Farrington SM, MacLeod AK, Rudan P, Hayward C, Vitart V, Rudan I, Wild SH, Dunlop MG, Wright AF, Campbell H, Wilson JF.

Runs of homozygosity in European populations.

Amer J Hum Genet 2008: 83: 359 – 72. [PubMed link]

 

27. Campbell H, Carothers AD, Rudan I, Hayward C, Biloglav Z, Barac L, Pericic M, Janicijevic B, Smolej-Narancic N, Polasek O, Kolcic I, Weber JL, Hastie ND, Rudan P, Wright AF.

Effects of genome-wide heterozygosity on a range of biomedically relevant human quantitative traits.

Hum Mol Genet 2007: 16: 233-41 [PubMed link]

 

28. Rudan I, Carothers AD, Polasek O, Hayward C, Vitart V, Biloglav Z, Kolcic I, Janicijevic B, Smolej-Narancic N, Barac-Lauc L, Pericic M, Weber JF, Rudan P, Hastie N, Wright A,  Campbell H.

Quantifying the increase in average human heterozygosity due to urbanization.

Eur J Human Genet 2008: 16: 1097 – 02. [PubMed link]

 

29. Vitart V, Biloglav Z, Hayward C, Janicijevic B, Smolej-Narancic N, Barac L, Pericic M, Klaric IM, Skaric-Juric T, Barbalic M, Polasek O, Kolcic I, Carothers A, Rudan P, Hastie N, Wright A, Campbell H, Rudan I.

3000 years of solitude: extreme differentiation in the island isolates of Dalmatia, Croatia.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2006; 14: 478-87. [PubMed link]

 

30. Navarro P, Vitart V, Hayward C, Zgaga L, Juricic D, Tenesa A, Polasek O, Hastie ND, Rudan I, Campbell H, Haley CS, Wright AF, Knott A.

Genetic comparison of Croatian isolate and CEPH European Founders.

Genetic Epidemiol 2009: in press

 

31. Pichler I, Mueller JC, Stefanov SA, De Grandi A, Volpato CB, Pinggera GK, Mayr A, Ogriseg M, Ploner F, Meitinger T, Pramstaller PP.

Genetic structure in contemporary south Tyrolean isolated populations revealed by analysis of Y-chromosome, mtDNA, and Alu polymorphisms.

Hum Biol. 2006; 78: 441-64. [PubMed link]

 

32. Pulanic D, Hayward C, Vitart V, Polasek O, Petrovecki M, Vorko-Jovic A, Pericic M, Lauc LB, Klaric IM, Biloglav Z, Kolcic I , Zgaga L, Carothers AD, Janicijevic B, Smolej Narancic N, Lowe G, Rumley A, Wright AF, Rudan P, Hastie ND, Campbell H, Rudan I.

Effects of human genome-wide heterozygosity on biochemical markers of hemostasis and inflammation.

Human Biology 2008: 50: 23 -33. [PubMed link]

 

33. Campbell H, Rudan I, Bittles AH, Wright AF.

Human population structure, genome autozygosity and human health.

Genome Med. 2009 Sep 28;1(9):91. [PubMed link]

 

34. Rudan I, Biloglav Z, Vorko-Jović A, Kujundzić-Tiljak M, Stevanović R, Ropac D, Puntarić D, Cucević B, Salzer B, Campbell H.

Effects of inbreeding, endogamy, genetic admixture, and outbreeding on human health: a (1001 Dalmatians) study.

Croat Med J. 2006 Aug;47(4):601-10. [PubMed link]

 

35. Biloglav Z, Zgaga L, Smoljanović M, Hayward C, Polasek O, Kolcić I, Vitart V, Zemunik T, Boraska V, Torlak V, Mulić R, Ropac D, Grković I, Rudan D, Ristić S, Barbalić M, Campbell H, Wright AF, Rudan I.

Historic, demographic, and genetic evidence for increased population frequencies of CCR5Delta32 mutation in Croatian Island isolates after lethal 15th century epidemics. Croat Med J. 2009; 50: 34-42. [PubMed link]

 

 

 Research Ethics

36. Mascalzoni D, Janssens C, Stewart A, Pramstaller P, Gyllensten U, Rudan I, van Duijn C, Wilson J, Campbell H, Mc Quillan R on behalf of the EUROSPAN consortium.

Comparison of participant information and informed consent forms of five European studies in genetic isolated populations.

Eur J Hum Genet 2009. [Epub ahead of print] [PubMed link]

 

37. Mascalzoni D, Hicks A, Pramstaller P, Wjst M.

Informed consent in the genomics era.

PLoS Med. 2008; 5: e192.  [PubMed link]

 

 Research methodology

38. Aulchenko YS, Ripke S, Isaacs A, van Duijn CM.

GenABEL: an R library for genome-wide association analysis.

Bioinformatics. 2007; 23: 1294-6. [PubMed link]

 

39. Liu F, Kirichenko A, Axenovich TI, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS.

An approach for cutting large and complex pedigrees for linkage analysis.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2008;16(7):854-60 [PubMed link]

 

40. Amin N, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS. 

A genomic background based method for association analysis in related individuals. 

PLoS ONE. 2007 Dec 5;2(12):e1274 [PubMed link]

 

41. Carothers AD, Rudan I, Kolcic I, Polasek O, Hayward C, Wright AF, Campbell H, Teague P, Hastie ND , Weber JL.

Estimating human inbreeding coefficients: comparison of genealogical and marker heterozygosity approaches.

Ann Hum Genet. 2006 Sep;70(Pt 5):666-76. [PubMed link]

 

42. Rudan I, Biloglav Z, Carothers AD, Wright AF, Campbell H.

Strategy for mapping quantitative trait loci (QTL) by using human metapopulations. 

Croat Med J. 2006 Aug;47(4):532-42. [PubMed link]

 

Epidemiology

43. Pattaro C, Marroni F, Riegler A, Mascalzoni D, Pichler I, Volpato CB, Dal Cero U, De Grandi A, Egger C, Eisendle A, Fuchsberger C, Gögele M, Pedrotti S, Pinggera GK, Stefanov SA, Vogl FD, Wiedermann CJ, Meitinger T, Pramstaller PP.

The genetic study of three population microisolates in South Tyrol (MICROS): study design and epidemiological perspectives.

BMC Med Genet. 2007 Jun 5;8:29. [PubMed link]

 

44. Marroni F, Grazio D, Pattaro C, Devoto M, Pramstaller P.

Estimates of genetic and environmental contribution to 43 quantitative traits support sharing of a homogeneous environment in an isolated population from South Tyrol, Italy.

Hum Hered. 2008; 65: 175-82. [PubMed link]

 

45. Ross AB, Johansson A, Ingman M, Gyllensten U.

Lifestyle, genetics, and disease in Sami.

Croat Med J. 2006; 47:553-65. [PubMed link]

 

46. Marroni F, Pichler I, De Grandi A, Beu Volpato C, Vogl FD, Pinggera GK, Bailey-Wilson JE, Pramstaller PP.

Population isolates in South Tyrol and their value for genetic dissection of complex diseases.

Ann Hum Genet. 2006; 70: 812-21. [PubMed link]

 

47. Polasek O, Kolcic I, Smoljanovic A, Stojanovic D, Grgic M, Ebling B, Klaric M, Milas J, Puntaric D.

Demonstrating reduced environmental and genetic diversity in human isolates by analysis of blood lipid levels.

Croat Med J. 2006; 47: 649-55. [PubMed link]

 

Relevant publications from study populations with EUROSPAN partners as authors

 

48. Bertoli-Avella AM, Dekker MC, Aulchenko YS, Houwing-Duistermaat JJ, Simons E, Testers L, Pardo LM, Rademaker TA, Snijders PJ, van Swieten JC, Bonifati V, Heutink P, van Duijn CM, Oostra BA.

Evidence for novel loci for late-onset Parkinson's disease in a genetic isolate from the Netherlands.

Hum Genet. 2006; 119:51-60. [PubMed link]

 

49. Santos RL, Zillikens MC, Rivadeneira FR, Pols HA, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS.

Heritability of fasting glucose levels in a young genetically isolated population.

Diabetologia. 2006; 49:667-72. [PubMed link]

 

50. Njajou OT, Alizadeh BZ, Aulchenko Y, Zillikens MC, Pols HA, Oostra BA, Swinkels DW, van Duijn CM.

Heritability of serum iron, ferritin and transferrin saturation in a genetically isolated population, the Erasmus Rucphen Family (ERF) Study.

Hum Hered. 2006; 61:222-8. [PubMed link]

 

51. Liu F, Elefante S, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS.

Ignoring distant genealogic loops leads to false-positives in homozygosity mapping. 

Ann Hum Genet. 2006; 70:965-70. [PubMed link]

 

52. van Rijn MJ, Schut AF, Aulchenko YS, Deinum J, Sayed-Tabatabaei FA, Yazdanpanah M, Isaacs A, Axenovich TI, Zorkoltseva IV, Zillikens MC, Pols HA, Witteman JC, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM.

Heritability of blood pressure traits and the genetic contribution to blood pressure variance explained by four blood-pressure-related genes.

J Hypertens. 2007; 25:565-70. [PubMed link]

 

53. Hoppenbrouwers IA, Cortes LM, Aulchenko YS, Sintnicolaas K, Njajou O, Snijders PJ, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Hintzen RQ.

Familial clustering of multiple sclerosis in a Dutch genetic isolate.

Mult Scler. 2007; 13:17-24. [PubMed link]

 

54. Isaacs A, Sayed-Tabatabaei FA, Aulchenko YS, Zillikens MC, Sijbrands EJ, Schut AF, Rutten WP, Pols HA, Witteman JC, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM.

Heritabilities, apolipoprotein E, and effects of inbreeding on plasma lipids in a genetically isolated population: The Erasmus Rucphen Family Study.

Eur J Epidemiol. 2007;22:99-105. [PubMed link]

 

55. Ingman M, Gyllensten U.

A recent genetic link between Sami and the Volga-Ural region of Russia.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2007; 15:115-20. [PubMed link]

 

56. Pichler I, Marroni F, Volpato CB, Gusella JF, Klein C, Casari G, De Grandi A, Pramstaller PP.

Linkage analysis identifies a novel locus for restless legs syndrome on chromosome 2q in a South Tyrolean population isolate.

Am J Hum Genet. 2006; 79:716-23. [PubMed link]

 

57. Rudan I.

Health effects of human population isolation and admixture.

Croat Med J. 2006; 47:526-31. [PubMed link]

 

58. Saftic V, Rudan D, Zgaga L.

Mendelian diseases and conditions in Croatian island populations: historic records and new insights.

Croat Med J. 2006; 47:543-52. [PubMed link]

 

59. Hoppenbrouwers IA, Liu F, Aulchenko YS, Ebers GC, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Hintzen RQ.

Maternal transmission of multiple sclerosis in a dutch population.

Arch Neurol. 2008 Mar;65(3):345-8. [PubMed link]

 

60. Liu F, Arias-Vásquez A, Sleegers K, Aulchenko YS, Kayser M, Sanchez-Juan P, Feng BJ, Bertoli-Avella AM, van Swieten J, Axenovich TI, Heutink P, van Broeckhoven C, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM.

A genomewide screen for late-onset Alzheimer disease in a genetically isolated Dutch population.

Am J Hum Genet. 2007 Jul;81(1):17-31. [PubMed link]

 

61. The Genetic Factors for Osteoporosis (GEFOS) Consortium, Rivadeneira F, Styrkársdottir U, Estrada K, Halldórsson BV, Hsu YH, Richards JB, et al.

Twenty bone-mineral-density loci identified by large-scale meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies.

Nat Genet. 2009;41(11):1199-206 [PubMed link]

 

62. Prokopenko I, Langenberg C, Florez JC, Saxena R, Soranzo N, Thorleifsson G, et al. 

Variants in MTNR1B influence fasting glucose levels.

Nat Genet. 2009 Jan;41(1):77-81. [PubMed link]

 

63. Benjamin EJ, Rice KM, Arking DE, Pfeufer A, van Noord C, Smith AV, et al. 

Variants in ZFHX3 are associated with atrial fibrillation in individuals of European ancestry.

Nat Genet. 2009; 41: 879-81. [PubMed link]

 

64. Levy D, Ehret GB, Rice K, Verwoert GC, Launer L, Dehghan A, Glazer NL et al. 

Genome-wide association study of blood pressure and hypertension.

Nat Genet. 2009;41(11):1191-8. [PubMed link]

 

65. Estrada K, Krawczak M, Schreiber S, van Duijn K, Stolk L, van Meurs JB, et al.

A genome-wide association study of northwestern Europeans involves the C-type natriuretic peptide signaling pathway in the etiology of human height variation.

Hum Mol Genet. 2009; 18: 3516-24. [PubMed link]

 

66. Axenovich TI, Zorkoltseva IV, Belonogova NM, Struchalin MV, Kirichenko AV, Kayser M, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Aulchenko YS.

Linkage analysis of adult height in a large pedigree from a Dutch genetically isolated population.

Hum Genet. 2009; 126: 457-71. [PubMed link]

 

67. Amin N, Aulchenko YS, Dekker MC, Ferdinand RF, van Spreeken A, Temmink AH, Verhulst FC, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM.

Suggestive linkage of ADHD to chromosome 18q22 in a young genetically isolated Dutch population.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2009; 17: 958-66. [PubMed link]

 

68. Dehghan A, Köttgen A, Yang Q, Hwang SJ, Kao WL, Rivadeneira F, Boerwinkle E, Levy D, Hofman A, Astor BC, Benjamin EJ, van Duijn CM, Witteman JC, Coresh J, Fox CS.

Association of three genetic loci with uric acid concentration and risk of gout: a genome-wide association study.

Lancet. 2008; 372: 1953-61. [PubMed link]

 

69. van Diemen CC, Postma DS, Aulchenko YS, Snijders PJ, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Boezen HM.

Novel strategy to identify genetic risk factors for COPD severity: a genetic isolate. 

Eur Respir J. 2009 Sep 24. [PubMed link]

 

70. Grazio D, Pichler I, Fuchsberger C, Zolezzi F, Guarnieri P, Heidegger H, Scherer A, Engl B, Messini S, Egarter-Vigl E, Pramstaller PP.

Differential gene expression analysis of ovarian cancer in a population isolate.

Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2008; 29: 357-63. [PubMed link]

 

71. Riegler A, Marroni F, Pattaro C, Gueresi P, Pramstaller PP.

Isolation and marriage patterns in four South Tyrolean villages (Italy) during the nineteenth century.

J Biosoc Sci. 2008 Sep;40(5):787-91. [PubMed link]

 

72. Thomas MG, Barnes I, Weale ME, Jones AL, Forster P, Bradman N, Pramstaller PP.

New genetic evidence supports isolation and drift in the Ladin communities of the South Tyrolean Alps but not an ancient origin in the Middle East.

Eur J Hum Genet. 2008; 16: 124-34. [PubMed link]

 

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