Siiri Rootsi

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Country: Estonia

Publications

  1. pmc Autosomal and uniparental portraits of the native populations of Sakha (Yakutia): implications for the peopling of Northeast Eurasia
    Sardana A Fedorova
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Yakut Research Center of Complex Medical Problems, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and North Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia
    BMC Evol Biol 13:127. 2013
  2. pmc Phylogeography of Y-chromosome haplogroup I reveals distinct domains of prehistoric gene flow in europe
    Siiri Rootsi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Riia, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 75:128-37. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint A counter-clockwise northern route of the Y-chromosome haplogroup N from Southeast Asia towards Europe
    Siiri Rootsi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:204-11. 2007
  4. pmc Distinguishing the co-ancestries of haplogroup G Y-chromosomes in the populations of Europe and the Caucasus
    Siiri Rootsi
    Evolutionary Biology Group, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1275-82. 2012
  5. pmc Decreased rate of evolution in Y chromosome STR loci of increased size of the repeat unit
    Mari Järve
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 4:e7276. 2009
  6. pmc Uniparental genetic heritage of belarusians: encounter of rare middle eastern matrilineages with a central European mitochondrial DNA pool
    Alena Kushniarevich
    Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 8:e66499. 2013
  7. pmc The western and eastern roots of the Saami--the story of genetic "outliers" told by mitochondrial DNA and Y chromosomes
    Kristiina Tambets
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 74:661-82. 2004
  8. doi request reprint The Caucasus as an asymmetric semipermeable barrier to ancient human migrations
    Bayazit Yunusbayev
    Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Biol Evol 29:359-65. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Y chromosomal heritage of Croatian population and its island isolates
    Lovorka Barac
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:535-42. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint High-resolution phylogenetic analysis of southeastern Europe traces major episodes of paternal gene flow among Slavic populations
    Marijana Pericic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Amruseva 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1964-75. 2005

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  1. pmc Autosomal and uniparental portraits of the native populations of Sakha (Yakutia): implications for the peopling of Northeast Eurasia
    Sardana A Fedorova
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Yakut Research Center of Complex Medical Problems, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and North Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia
    BMC Evol Biol 13:127. 2013
    ..Previous studies have shown a genetic contiguity between Siberia and East Asia and the key role of South Siberia in the colonization of Siberia...
  2. pmc Phylogeography of Y-chromosome haplogroup I reveals distinct domains of prehistoric gene flow in europe
    Siiri Rootsi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Riia, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 75:128-37. 2004
    ..In contrast, I1b2 most likely arose in southern France/Iberia. Similarly to the other subclades, it underwent a postglacial expansion and marked the human colonization of Sardinia approximately 9,000 years ago...
  3. ncbi request reprint A counter-clockwise northern route of the Y-chromosome haplogroup N from Southeast Asia towards Europe
    Siiri Rootsi
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:204-11. 2007
    ..These phylogeographic patterns provide evidence consistent with male-mediated counter-clockwise late Pleistocene-Holocene migratory trajectories toward Northwestern Europe from an ancestral East Asian source of Paleolithic heritage...
  4. pmc Distinguishing the co-ancestries of haplogroup G Y-chromosomes in the populations of Europe and the Caucasus
    Siiri Rootsi
    Evolutionary Biology Group, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1275-82. 2012
    ..No clinal patterns were detected suggesting that the distributions are rather indicative of isolation by distance and demographic complexities...
  5. pmc Decreased rate of evolution in Y chromosome STR loci of increased size of the repeat unit
    Mari Järve
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 4:e7276. 2009
    ..Compared to di-, tri-, and tetranucleotide repeats, STRs with longer repeat units occur more rarely and are far less commonly used...
  6. pmc Uniparental genetic heritage of belarusians: encounter of rare middle eastern matrilineages with a central European mitochondrial DNA pool
    Alena Kushniarevich
    Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 8:e66499. 2013
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  7. pmc The western and eastern roots of the Saami--the story of genetic "outliers" told by mitochondrial DNA and Y chromosomes
    Kristiina Tambets
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 74:661-82. 2004
    ..In particular, no evidence of a significant directional gene flow from extant aboriginal Siberian populations into the haploid gene pools of the Saami was found...
  8. doi request reprint The Caucasus as an asymmetric semipermeable barrier to ancient human migrations
    Bayazit Yunusbayev
    Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Biol Evol 29:359-65. 2012
    ..Genetic discontinuity between the North Caucasus and the East European Plain contrasts with continuity through Anatolia and the Balkans, suggesting major routes of ancient gene flows and admixture...
  9. ncbi request reprint Y chromosomal heritage of Croatian population and its island isolates
    Lovorka Barac
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:535-42. 2003
    ..Interestingly, the same population also harbored mitochondrial haplogroup F that is virtually absent in European populations--indicating a connection with Central Asian populations, possibly the Avars...
  10. ncbi request reprint High-resolution phylogenetic analysis of southeastern Europe traces major episodes of paternal gene flow among Slavic populations
    Marijana Pericic
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Amruseva 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1964-75. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Y chromosome STRs in Croatians
    Lovorka Barac
    Institute for Anthropological Research, Amruseva 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Forensic Sci Int 138:127-33. 2003
    ..The most frequent Y chromosome haplotype (16-13-13-31-24-11-11-13) was found in 33 individuals (7.22%). One hundred and seventy-four haplotypes (38.07%) were observed in single copies...
  12. pmc Two sources of the Russian patrilineal heritage in their Eurasian context
    Oleg Balanovsky
    Research Centre for Medical Genetics, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, 115478 Moscow, Russia
    Am J Hum Genet 82:236-50. 2008
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