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A Centriolar FGR1 Oncogene Partner-Like Protein Required for Paraflagellar Rod Assembly, But Not Axoneme Assembly in African Trypanosomes: Trypanosome FOPL function

Harmer, J., Towers, K., Addison, M., Vaughan, S., Ginger, M. L. & McKean, P. G., 1 Jul 2018, In : Open Biology. 8, 7, 13 p., 170218.

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A dispersal of Homo sapiens from southern to eastern Africa immediately preceded the out-of-Africa migration

Rito, T., Vieira, D., Soares Da Silva, M., Conde-Sousa, E., Pereira, L., Mellars, P., Richards, M. & Soares, P., 18 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 10 p., 4728.

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A genetic chronology for the Indian Subcontinent points to heavily sex-biased dispersals

Silva, M., Oliveira, M., Vieira, D., Brandão, A., Rito, T., Pereira, J. B., Fraser, R. M., Hudson, B., Gandini, F., Edwards, C., Pala, M., Koch, J., Wilson, J. F., Pereira, L., Richards, M. B. & Soares, P., 23 Mar 2017, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 17, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

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A genetic contribution from the Far East into Ashkenazi Jews via the ancient Silk Road

Tian, J. Y., Wang, H. W., Li, Y. C., Zhang, W., Yao, Y. G., Van Straten, J., Richards, M. B. & Kong, Q. P., 11 Feb 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 8377.

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An evolutionary ratchet leading to loss of elongation factors in eukaryotes

Atkinson, G. C., Kuzmenko, A., Chicherin, I., Soosaar, A., Tenson, T., Carr, M., Kamenski, P. & Hauryliuk, V., 24 Feb 2014, In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 14, 1, 35.

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A six-gene phylogeny provides new insights into choanoflagellate evolution

Carr, M., Richter, D. J., Fozouni, P., Smith, T. J., Jeuck, A., Leadbeater, B. S. C. & Nitsche, F., Feb 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 107, p. 166-178 13 p.

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Beyond the "Code": A Guide to the Description and Documentation of Biodiversity in Ciliated Protists (Alveolata, Ciliophora)

Warren, A., Patterson, D. J., Dunthorn, M., Clamp, J. C., Achilles-day, U. E. M., Aescht, E., Al-farraj, S. A., Al-quraishy, S., Al-rasheid, K., Carr, M., Day, J. G., Dellinger, M., El-serehy, H. A., Fan, Y., Gao, F., Gao, S., Gong, J., Gupta, R., Hu, X., Kamra, K. & 36 others, Langlois, G., Lin, X., Lipscomb, D., Lobban, C. S., Luporini, P., Lynn, D. H., Ma, H., Macek, M., Mackenzie-dodds, J., Makhija, S., Mansergh, R. I., Martín-cereceda, M., Mcmiller, N., Montagnes, D. J. S., Nikolaeva, S., Ong'ondo, G. O., Pérez-uz, B., Purushothaman, J., Quintela-alonso, P., Rotterová, J., Santoferrara, L., Shao, C., Shen, Z., Shi, X., Song, W., Stoeck, T., La Terza, A., Vallesi, A., Wang, M., Weisse, T., Wiackowski, K., Wu, L., Xu, K., Yi, Z., Zufall, R. & Agatha, S., Jul 2017, In : Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.

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Evolution in action: the 67 000-generation experiment

Bryk, J., 2 Oct 2017, Science in School, 41, p. 24-29 6 p.

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Evolution in action: pathogens

Bryk, J., 8 Dec 2017, Science in School, 42, p. 8-13 6 p.

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Farming, slaving and enslavement: Histories of endosymbioses during kinetoplastid evolution

Harmer, J., Yurchenko, V., Nenarokova, A., Lukeš, J. & Ginger, M., 1 Sep 2018, In : Parasitology. 145, 10, p. 1311-1323 13 p.

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Genetic Analysis of European Red Foxes Reveals Multiple Distinct Peripheral Populations and Central Continental Admixture

Statham, M. J., Edwards, C., Norén, K., Soulsbury, C. D. & Sacks, B. N., 1 Oct 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 197, p. 257-266 10 p.

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Genetic and archaeological perspectives on the initial modern human colonization of southern Asia

Mellars, P., Gori, K. C., Carr, M., Soares, P. A. & Richards, M. B., 25 Jun 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 26, p. 10699-10704 6 p.

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Genetic divergence during long-term isolation in highly diverse populations of tropical trees across the Eastern Arc mountains of Tanzania

Jump, A. S., Carr, M., Ahrends, A. & Marchant, R., 2014, In : Biotropica. 46, 5, p. 565-574 10 p.

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Genetic stratigraphy of key demographic events in Arabia

Fernandes, V., Triska, P., Pereira, J. B., Alshamali, F., Rito, T., Machado, A., Fajkošová, Z., Cavadas, B., Černý, V., Soares, P., Richards, M. B. & Pereira, L., 4 Mar 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 3, e0118625.

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Genomic Evidence of Widespread Admixture from Polar Bears into Brown Bears during the Last Ice Age

Cahill, J. A., Heintzman, P. D., Harris, K., Teasdale, M. D., Kapp, J., Soares, A. E. R., Stirling, I., Bradley, D. G., Edwards, C. J., Graim, K., Kisleika, A. A., Malev, A. V., Monaghan, N., Green, R. E. & Shapiro, B., 1 May 2018, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35, 5, p. 1120-1129 10 p.

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Genomic insights into the origin of farming in the ancient Near East

Lazaridis, I., Nadel, D., Rollefson, G., Merrett, D. C., Rohland, N., Mallick, S., Fernandes, D., Novak, M., Gamarra, B., Sirak, K., Connell, S., Stewardson, K., Harney, E., Fu, Q., Gonzalez-Fortes, G., Jones, E. R., Roodenberg, S. A., Lengyel, G., Bocquentin, F., Gasparian, B. & 33 others, Monge, J. M., Gregg, M., Eshed, V., Mizrahi, A. S., Meiklejohn, C., Gerritsen, F., Bejenaru, L., Blüher, M., Campbell, A., Cavalleri, G., Comas, D., Froguel, P., Gilbert, E., Kerr, S. M., Kovacs, P., Krause, J., McGettigan, D., Merrigan, M., Merriwether, D. A., O'Reilly, S., Richards, M. B., Semino, O., Shamoon-Pour, M., Stefanescu, G., Stumvoll, M., Tönjes, A., Torroni, A., Wilson, J. F., Yengo, L., Hovhannisyan, N. A., Patterson, N., Pinhasi, R. & Reich, D., 25 Aug 2016, In : Nature. 536, 7617, p. 419-424 6 p.

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Livestock Trade during the Early Roman Period: First Clues from the Trading Post of Empúries (Catalonia)

Colominas, L. & Edwards, C., Mar 2017, In : International Journal of Osteoarchaeology. 27, 2, p. 167-179 13 p.

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Mapping human dispersals into the Horn of Africa from Arabian Ice Age refugia using mitogenomes

Gandini, F., Achilli, A., Pala, M., Bodner, M., Brandini, S., Huber, G., Egyed, B., Ferretti, L., Gómez-Carballa, A., Salas, A., Scozzari, R., Cruciani, F., Coppa, A., Parson, W., Semino, O., Soares, P., Torroni, A., Richards, M. B. & Olivieri, A., 5 May 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 25472.

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Mice carrying a human GLUD2 gene recapitulate aspects of human transcriptome and metabolome development

Li, Q., Guo, S., Jiang, X., Bryk, J., Naumann, R., Enard, W., Tomita, M., Sugimoto, M., Khaitovich, P. & Pääbo, S., 10 May 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 19, p. 5358-5363 6 p.

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Mitochondrial DNA lineages of Italian Giara and Sarcidano horses

Morelli, L., Useli, A., Sanna, D., Barbato, M., Contu, D., Pala, M., Cancedda, M. & Francalacci, P., 20 Oct 2014, In : Genetics and Molecular Research. 13, 4, p. 8241-8257 17 p.

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Mitogenome Diversity in Sardinians: A Genetic Window onto an Island's Past

Olivieri, A., Sidore, C., Achilli, A., Angius, A., Posth, C., Furtwängler, A., Brandini, S., Capodiferro, M. R., Gandini, F., Zoledziewska, M., Pitzalis, M., Maschio, A., Busonero, F., Lai, L., Skeates, R., Gradoli, M. G., Beckett, J., Marongiu, M., Mazzarello, V., Marongiu, P. & 12 others, Rubino, S., Rito, T., Macaulay, V., Semino, O., Pala, M., Abecasis, G. R., Schlessinger, D., Conde-Sousa, E., Soares, P., Richards, M. B., Cucca, F. & Torroni, A., 1 May 2017, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34, 5, p. 1230-1239 10 p.

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Mitogenomes from Egyptian cattle breeds: New clues on the origin of haplogroup Q and the early spread of Bos taurus from the Near East

Olivieri, A., Gandini, F., Achilli, A., Fichera, A., Rizzi, E., Bonfiglio, S., Battaglia, V., Brandini, S., De Gaetano, A., El-Beltagi, A., Lancioni, H., Agha, S., Semino, O., Ferretti, L. & Torroni, A., 29 Oct 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 10, e0141170.

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Mosaic maternal ancestry in the Great Lakes region of East Africa

Gomes, V., Pala, M., Salas, A., Álvarez-Iglesias, V., Amorim, A., Gómez-Carballa, A., Carracedo, Á., Clarke, D. J., Hill, C., Mormina, M., Shaw, M-A., Dunne, D. W., Pereira, R., Pereira, V., Prata, M. J., Sánchez-Diz, P., Rito, T., Soares, P., Gusmão, L. & Richards, M. B., Sep 2015, In : Human Genetics. 134, 9, p. 1013-27 15 p.

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Origin and spread of human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U7

Sahakyan, H., Kashani, B. H., Tamang, R., Kushniarevich, A., Francis, A., Costa, M. D., Pathak, A. K., Khachatryan, Z., Sharma, I., Van Oven, M., Parik, J., Hovhannisyan, H., Metspalu, E., Pennarun, E., Karmin, M., Tamm, E., Tambets, K., Bahmanimehr, A., Reisberg, T., Reidla, M. & 59 others, Achilli, A., Olivieri, A., Gandini, F., Perego, U. A., Al-Zahery, N., Houshmand, M., Sanati, M. H., Soares, P., Rai, E., Šarac, J., Šarić, T., Sharma, V., Pereira, L., Fernandes, V., Černý, V., Farjadian, S., Singh, D. P., Azakli, H., Üstek, D., Trofimova, N. E., Kutuev, I., Litvinov, S., Bermisheva, M., Khusnutdinova, E. K., Rai, N., Singh, M., Singh, V. K., Reddy, A. G., Tolk, H. V., Cvjetan, S., Lauc, L. B., Rudan, P., Michalodimitrakis, E. N., Anagnou, N. P., Pappa, K. I., Golubenko, M. V., Orekhov, V., Borinskaya, S. A., Kaldma, K., Schauer, M. A., Simionescu, M., Gusar, V., Grechanina, E., Govindaraj, P., Voevoda, M., Damba, L., Sharma, S., Singh, L., Semino, O., Behar, D. M., Yepiskoposyan, L., Richards, M. B., Metspalu, M., Kivisild, T., Thangaraj, K., Endicott, P., Chaubey, G., Torroni, A. & Villems, R., 7 Apr 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 46044.

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Palaeogenomics: Mitogenomes and migrations in Europe's past

Richards, M. B., Soares, P. & Torroni, A., 21 Mar 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 6, p. R243-R246

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Peroxisomes in parasitic protists

Gabaldón, T., Ginger, M. L. & Michels, P. A. M., Sep 2016, In : Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 209, 1-2, p. 35-45 11 p.

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Quantifying the legacy of the Chinese Neolithic on the maternal genetic heritage of Taiwan and Island Southeast Asia

Brandão, A., Eng, K. K., Rito, T., Cavadas, B., Bulbeck, D., Gandini, F., Pala, M., Mormina, M., Hudson, B., White, J., Ko, T., Saidin, M., Zafarina, Z., Oppenheimer, S., Richards, M. B., Pereira, L. & Soares, P., 1 Apr 2016, In : Human Genetics. 135, 4, p. 363-376

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Reconciling evidence from ancient and contemporary genomes: A major source for the European Neolithic within Mediterranean Europe

Pereira, J. B., Costa, M. D., Vieira, D., Pala, M., Bamford, L., Harich, N., Cherni, L., Alshamali, F., Hatina, J., Rychkov, S., Stefanescu, G., King, T., Torroni, A., Soares, P., Pereira, L. & Richards, M. B., 22 Mar 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1851, 20161976.

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Report of the 2015 British Society for Protist Biology Spring Meeting

Carr, M., 1 Oct 2015, In : European Journal of Protistology. 51, 5, p. 507-508 2 p.

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Resolving the ancestry of Austronesian-speaking populations

Soares, P., Trejaut, J. A., Rito, T., Cavadas, B., Hill, C., Eng, K. K., Mormina, M., Brandão, A., Fraser, R. M., Wang, T., Loo, J., Snell, C., Ko, T., Amorim, A., Pala, M., Macaulay, V., Bulbeck, D., Wilson, J. F., Gusmão, L., Pereira, L. & 3 others, Oppenheimer, S., Lin, M. & Richards, M. B., Mar 2016, In : Human Genetics. 135, 3, p. 309-326

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Successive Bacterial Colonisation of Pork and its Implications for Forensic Investigations

Handke, J., Procopio, N., Buckley, M., Van Der Meer, D., Williams, G., Carr, M. & Williams, A., Dec 2017, In : Forensic Science International. 281, p. 1-8 8 p.

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The Holozoan capsaspora owczarzaki possesses a diverse complement of active transposable element families

Carr, M. & Suga, H., 2014, In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 6, 4, p. 949-963 15 p.

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The influence of alcohol content variation in UK packaged beers on the uncertainty of calculations using the Widmark Equation

Maskell, P., Holmes, C., Huismann, M., Reid, S., Carr, M., Jones, B. & Maskell, D., 1 Jul 2018, In : Science and Justice. 58, 4, p. 271-275 5 p.

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The Paleo-Indian Entry into South America According to Mitogenomes

Brandini, S., Bergamaschi, P., Cerna, M. F., Gandini, F., Bastaroli, F., Bertolini, E., Cereda, C., Ferretti, L., Gomez-Carballa, A., Battaglia, V., Salas, A., Semino, O., Achilli, A., Olivieri, A. & Torroni, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35, 2, p. 299-311 13 p.

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Transcriptional effects of a positive feedback circuit in Drosophila melanogaster

Bryk, J., Reeves, R. G., Reed, F. A. & Denton, J. A., 28 Dec 2017, In : BMC Genomics. 18, 14 p., 990.

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Updating the African human mitochondrial DNA tree: Relevance to forensic and population genetics

Heinz, T., Pala, M., Gómez-Carballa, A., Richards, M. B. & Salas, A., 1 Mar 2017, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 27, p. 156-159 4 p.

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Variation in Basal Body Localisation and Targeting of Trypanosome RP2 and FOR20 Proteins

Harmer, J., Qi, X., Toniolo, G., Patel, A., Shaw, H., Benson, F. E., Ginger, M. L. & McKean, P. G., 1 Aug 2017, In : Protist. 168, 4, p. 452-466 15 p.

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Whole mitochondrial genomes unveil the impact of domestication on goat matrilineal variability

Colli, L., Lancioni, H., Cardinali, I., Olivieri, A., Capodiferro, M. R., Pellecchia, M., Rzepus, M., Zamani, W., Naderi, S., Gandini, F., Vahidi, S. M. F., Agha, S., Randi, E., Battaglia, V., Sardina, M. T., Portolano, B., Rezaei, H. R., Lymberakis, P., Boyer, F., Coissac, E. & 4 others, Pompanon, F., Taberlet, P., Ajmone Marsan, P. & Achilli, A., 29 Dec 2015, In : BMC Genomics. 16, 1, 1115.

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