David Caramelli

Summary

Affiliation: University of Florence
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc The Etruscans: a population-genetic study
    Cristiano Vernesi
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 74:694-704. 2004
  2. pmc Unexpected presence of Fagus orientalis complex in Italy as inferred from 45,000-year-old DNA pollen samples from Venice lagoon
    Donatella Paffetti
    Department of Environmental and Forestry Technologies and Sciences, University of Florence, Via San Bonaventura 13, 50145 Florence, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 7:S6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of the skeletal remains attributed to Francesco Petrarca
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Via del Proconsolo 12, 50122 Firenze, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 173:36-40. 2007
  4. pmc Ancient DNA studies: new perspectives on old samples
    Ermanno Rizzi
    Institute for Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, Via F lli Cervi 93, Segrate, Milan 20090, Italy
    Genet Sel Evol 44:21. 2012
  5. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of an 11,450-year-old aurochsen (Bos primigenius) from Central Italy
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 11:32. 2011
  6. pmc Population dynamic of the extinct European aurochs: genetic evidence of a north-south differentiation pattern and no evidence of post-glacial expansion
    Stefano Mona
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 10:83. 2010
  7. pmc A 28,000 years old Cro-Magnon mtDNA sequence differs from all potentially contaminating modern sequences
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 3:e2700. 2008
  8. pmc The microcephalin ancestral allele in a Neanderthal individual
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Laboratori di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e10648. 2010
  9. pmc Monitoring DNA contamination in handled vs. directly excavated ancient human skeletal remains
    Elena Pilli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Laboratori di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e52524. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Genealogical discontinuities among Etruscan, Medieval, and contemporary Tuscans
    Silvia Guimaraes
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2157-66. 2009

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Publications19

  1. pmc The Etruscans: a population-genetic study
    Cristiano Vernesi
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 74:694-704. 2004
    ....
  2. pmc Unexpected presence of Fagus orientalis complex in Italy as inferred from 45,000-year-old DNA pollen samples from Venice lagoon
    Donatella Paffetti
    Department of Environmental and Forestry Technologies and Sciences, University of Florence, Via San Bonaventura 13, 50145 Florence, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 7:S6. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of the skeletal remains attributed to Francesco Petrarca
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Via del Proconsolo 12, 50122 Firenze, Italy
    Forensic Sci Int 173:36-40. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with morphological investigations and confirm the importance of integrating molecular and morphological approaches in investigating historical remains...
  4. pmc Ancient DNA studies: new perspectives on old samples
    Ermanno Rizzi
    Institute for Biomedical Technologies, National Research Council, Via F lli Cervi 93, Segrate, Milan 20090, Italy
    Genet Sel Evol 44:21. 2012
    ..In this paper, we review the methodologies applied to ancient DNA analysis and the perspectives that next-generation sequencing applications provide in this field...
  5. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of an 11,450-year-old aurochsen (Bos primigenius) from Central Italy
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 11:32. 2011
    ..Here we present the analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of a pre-Neolithic Italian aurochs...
  6. pmc Population dynamic of the extinct European aurochs: genetic evidence of a north-south differentiation pattern and no evidence of post-glacial expansion
    Stefano Mona
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 10:83. 2010
    ..To investigate in detail the genetic history of this species and to compare the population dynamics in different European areas, we analysed Bos primigenius remains from various sites across Italy...
  7. pmc A 28,000 years old Cro-Magnon mtDNA sequence differs from all potentially contaminating modern sequences
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 3:e2700. 2008
    ..Doubts on the authenticity of the available sequences have so far hampered genetic comparisons between anatomically archaic (Neandertal) and early modern (Cro-Magnoid) Europeans...
  8. pmc The microcephalin ancestral allele in a Neanderthal individual
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Laboratori di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e10648. 2010
    ..The geographic distribution of haplogroup D, with marked differences between Africa and Eurasia, suggested that the archaic human form admixing with anatomically modern humans might have been Neanderthal...
  9. pmc Monitoring DNA contamination in handled vs. directly excavated ancient human skeletal remains
    Elena Pilli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Laboratori di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e52524. 2013
    ..In addition, we showed that bones can also be a good candidate for human aDNA analysis if they come directly from the excavation site and are accompanied by a clear taphonomic history...
  10. doi request reprint Genealogical discontinuities among Etruscan, Medieval, and contemporary Tuscans
    Silvia Guimaraes
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Mol Biol Evol 26:2157-66. 2009
    ..Accordingly, genealogical continuity between ancient and modern populations of the same area does not seem a safe general assumption, but rather a hypothesis that, when possible, should be tested using ancient DNA analysis...
  11. ncbi request reprint A highly divergent mtDNA sequence in a Neandertal individual from Italy
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Florence, Italy
    Curr Biol 16:R630-2. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation in prehistoric Sardinia
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Laboratorio di Antropologia, Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
    Hum Genet 122:327-36. 2007
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  13. pmc Evidence for a genetic discontinuity between Neandertals and 24,000-year-old anatomically modern Europeans
    David Caramelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica, Universita di Firenze, Via del Proconsolo 12, 50122 Florence, Italy
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6593-7. 2003
    ..This discontinuity is difficult to reconcile with the hypothesis that both Neandertals and early anatomically modern humans contributed to the current European gene pool...
  14. ncbi request reprint A melanocortin 1 receptor allele suggests varying pigmentation among Neanderthals
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Departament de Biologia Animal, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Science 318:1453-5. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that inactive MC1R variants evolved independently in both modern humans and Neanderthals...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA of an Iberian Neandertal suggests a population affinity with other European Neandertals
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Seccio Antropologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Biol 16:R629-30. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Tracking down human contamination in ancient human teeth
    Maria Lourdes Sampietro
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1801-7. 2006
    ..We argue therefore that the typing of those involved in the manipulation of the ancient human specimens is critical in order to ensure that generated results are accurate...
  17. ncbi request reprint [It happened... From prebiotic chemistry to human evolution. In Florence, the First Congress of S.I.B.E. September, 4-6, 2006]
    Renato Fani
    Riv Biol 99:357-60. 2006
  18. pmc The origin of European cattle: evidence from modern and ancient DNA
    Albano Beja-Pereira
    Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos CIBIO UP and Secção Autónoma de Engenharia de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade do Porto, 4485 661 Vairão, Portugal
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:8113-8. 2006
    ..If so, the European cattle may represent a more variable and valuable genetic resource than previously realized, and previous simple hypotheses regarding the domestication process and the diffusion of selected breeds should be revised...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neandertal evolutionary genetics: mitochondrial DNA data from the iberian peninsula
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1077-81. 2005
    ..250,000 years ago. This coincides with the full emergence of the "classical" Neandertal morphology and fits chronologically with a proposed speciation event of Homo neanderthalensis...