G Vona

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure and affinities of the Corsican population (France): classical genetic markers analysis
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 15:151-63. 2003
  2. pmc The value of some Corsican sub-populations for genetic association studies
    Veronica Latini
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Neurogenetica eNeurofarmacologia INN CNR, Cagliari, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 9:73. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial sequence variation in the Guahibo Amerindian population from Venezuela
    Giuseppe Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 127:361-9. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis in Sicily
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 13:576-89. 2001
  5. doi request reprint High frequencies of short alleles of NOS1 (CA)n polymorphism in beta(0)39 carriers from Corsica Island (France)
    I S Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato CA, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 86:136-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Beta-globin cluster haplotypes in normal individuals and beta(0)39-thalassemia carriers from Sardinia, Italy
    I Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 17:765-72. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint 24 bp duplication of CHIT1 gene is not correlated with coronary artery disease in Corsica Island (France)
    I Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 83:490-2. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint HLA phenotype and haplotype frequencies in Sardinia (Italy)
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropology, Cagliari, Italy
    Coll Antropol 21:461-75. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic markers and explosive leg-muscle strength in elite Italian soccer players
    M Massidda
    Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:328-34. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome-specific microsatellite variation in a population sample from Sardinia (Italy)
    M E Ghiani
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropology Section, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Coll Antropol 26:387-401. 2002

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure and affinities of the Corsican population (France): classical genetic markers analysis
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 15:151-63. 2003
    ..The genetic characteristics of Corsica and their relationship with the Mediterranean populations are interpreted in terms of demographic and matrimonial structure, isolation, and genetic drift...
  2. pmc The value of some Corsican sub-populations for genetic association studies
    Veronica Latini
    Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Neurogenetica eNeurofarmacologia INN CNR, Cagliari, Italy
    BMC Med Genet 9:73. 2008
    ..In order to evaluate the existence of these conditions in the present paper we extended the analysis to the Corsican coastal populations...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial sequence variation in the Guahibo Amerindian population from Venezuela
    Giuseppe Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 127:361-9. 2005
    ..The identified sequence haplotypes were classified into four major haplogroups (A-D) according to previous studies, with high frequencies for A (47.46%) and C (49.15%), low frequency for B (3.39%), and an absence of D...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA sequence analysis in Sicily
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 13:576-89. 2001
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  5. doi request reprint High frequencies of short alleles of NOS1 (CA)n polymorphism in beta(0)39 carriers from Corsica Island (France)
    I S Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato CA, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 86:136-7. 2009
    ..From these results we suggest, that high frequencies of alleles with 16 and 17 repeats, could be a consequence of past malarial endemicity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Beta-globin cluster haplotypes in normal individuals and beta(0)39-thalassemia carriers from Sardinia, Italy
    I Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 17:765-72. 2005
    ..The Corsican population is most similar to the Sardinian population, confirming previous analyses performed with both classical markers and mitochondrial and genomic DNA...
  7. ncbi request reprint 24 bp duplication of CHIT1 gene is not correlated with coronary artery disease in Corsica Island (France)
    I Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Exp Mol Pathol 83:490-2. 2007
    ..Gene prevalence and perhaps gene-disease associations vary according to ethnicity. Further studies, based on different ethnic groups, could be suitable to determine the implication of this polymorphism with respect to CAD...
  8. ncbi request reprint HLA phenotype and haplotype frequencies in Sardinia (Italy)
    G Vona
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropology, Cagliari, Italy
    Coll Antropol 21:461-75. 1997
    ..The results revealed, therefore, significant genetic differentiation between Sardinians and other European and Mediterranean populations, confirming the genetic peculiarity of the Sardinians...
  9. ncbi request reprint Genetic markers and explosive leg-muscle strength in elite Italian soccer players
    M Massidda
    Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:328-34. 2012
    ..The aim of the present paper was to investigate the relationships between polymorphisms in ACTN3, ACE and BDKRB2 genes, soccer performance, and explosive leg-muscle strength in Italian soccer players...
  10. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome-specific microsatellite variation in a population sample from Sardinia (Italy)
    M E Ghiani
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropology Section, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Coll Antropol 26:387-401. 2002
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  11. ncbi request reprint Human CHIT1 gene distribution: new data from Mediterranean and European populations
    Ignazio Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, SS 554, 09042, Monserrato CA, Italy
    J Hum Genet 52:110-6. 2007
    ..The pattern of frequency distribution suggests a possible Asiatic origin of the H allele, but it could be possible also that the mutant allele had diffused out of Africa, and was subsequently lost from African populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome-Specific STR haplotype data on the Rapanui population (Easter Island)
    Maria Elena Ghiani
    Section of Anthropology, Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari 09042, Italy
    Hum Biol 78:565-78. 2006
    ..However, analysis of Rapanui's relationships with other Pacific and Asian populations indicates that, as in Western Samoa and Samoa, the population has experienced extreme drift and founder events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Population data for Y-chromosome haplotypes defined by AmpFlSTR YFiler PCR amplification kit in North Sardinia (Italy)
    Maria Elena Ghiani
    Section of Anthropology, Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Coll Antropol 33:643-51. 2009
    ..Testing high-resolution Y-chromosome data sets it is useful in autochthonous population and micro-population studies to highlight the most informative loci for evolutionary aims...
  14. doi request reprint Significant genetic differentiation within the population of the Island of Corsica (France) revealed by y-chromosome analysis
    Maria Elena Ghiani
    Section of Anthropology, Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:773-7. 2009
    ..Northwest and Central Corsica are much closer to West Mediterranean populations, whereas South Corsica is closer to Central-North Sardinia and East Mediterranean populations...
  15. ncbi request reprint New data on the genetic structure of the population of Sicily: analysis of the Alia population (Palermo, Italy)
    M E Ghiani
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 14:289-99. 2002
    ..More specifically, the data support the genetic divergence of the eastern and western halves of the island and highlight genetic boundaries that run through Sicily and divide it into three distinct areas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of a Sicilian population using 15 short tandem repeats
    C M Calo
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Hum Biol 75:163-78. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint A pentanucleotide repeat polymorphism (TTTTA) in the apolipoprotein (a) gene--its distribution and its association with the risk of cardiovascular disease
    Carla Maria Calo
    Department of Experimental Biology, Section of Anthropological Sciences, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Coll Antropol 27:105-15. 2003
    ..No significant differences between the two groups have been found, but the analysis of variance showed a significant association between different genotypes and cholesterol and LDL serum levels...
  18. doi request reprint Association between the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism and artistic gymnastic performance in Italy
    Myosotis Massidda
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 13:377-80. 2009
    ..In conclusion, our results associated the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism with male and possibly female elite gymnastic performance...
  19. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome 10 locus short tandem repeat haplotypes in a population sample from Sicily Italy
    Maria Elena Ghiani
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 6:89-96. 2004
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  20. doi request reprint Frequencies of promoter pentanucleotide (TTTTA)n of CYP11A gene in European and North African populations
    Ignazio Piras
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Genet Test 12:93-6. 2008
    ..In this study, we report the allele frequency distribution of CYP11A (TTTTA)n showing a north-south geographic gradient. This result could be useful for epidemiological studies about hyperandrogenism...
  21. ncbi request reprint Genetic variability in the Guahibo population from Venezuela
    Pedro Moral
    Universitat de Barcelona, Facultat de Biologia, Department de Biologia Animal, Spain
    Am J Hum Biol 14:21-8. 2002
    ..At a continental level, the distribution of genetic diversity is consistent with preferential population movements along the eastern and western coastal areas...
  22. ncbi request reprint Molecular variation in endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene (eNOS) in western Mediterranean populations
    Marc Via
    Department of Animal Biology Anthropology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coll Antropol 27:117-24. 2003
    ..The variation found for these polymorphisms indicates that they may be a useful tool for population studies even at microgeographical level...
  23. ncbi request reprint Molecular variation at functional genes and the history of human populations--data on candidate genes for cardiovascular risk in the Mediterranean
    Pedro Moral
    Department of Animal Biology Anthropology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Coll Antropol 27:523-36. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Beta-globin gene cluster haplotypes in the Corsican and Sardinian populations
    Veronica Latini
    Dipartimento di Biologia Sperimentale, Sezione Scienze Antropologiche, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Hum Biol 75:855-71. 2003
    ..These data support the hypothesis of a common origin of the populations of Sardinia and Corsica during the middle and upper Paleolithic periods and could be interpreted as a founder effect...
  25. ncbi request reprint Genetic isolates in Corsica (France): linkage disequilibrium extension analysis on the Xq13 region
    Veronica Latini
    Istituto di Neurogenetica e Neurofarmacologia Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche INN CNR, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:613-9. 2004
    ..Our results show a strong degree of LD over long distance for the population of Bozio and to a less extent for the population of Niolo. Their LD extent is comparable to or higher than that reported for other isolates...
  26. ncbi request reprint beta-globin gene cluster haplotypes associated with beta-thalassemia on Corsica island
    Alessandra Falchi
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Corsica, Corte Corsica, France
    Am J Hematol 78:27-32. 2005
    ..However, the analysis of beta-haplotypes will be very useful for the genetic epidemiological study in this region...
  27. ncbi request reprint Androgen receptor CAG and GGC polymorphisms in Mediterraneans: repeat dynamics and population relationships
    Esther Esteban
    Department of Animal Biology Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Avda Diagonal, 645, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
    J Hum Genet 51:129-36. 2006
    ..For both the CAG and GGC repeats, the Ivory Coast and some Moroccan samples exhibit high frequencies of low size alleles (CAG under 18 repeats, and GGC under 15 repeats) that have been associated with prostate cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Population genetic data on four STR loci, PAI (CA)n, GpIIIa (CT)n, PLAT (TG)14 (CA)12, and NOS2A (CCTTT)n, in Mediterranean populations
    Alessandra Falchi
    Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Science, University of Corsica, BP52 20250 Corte Corsica, France
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 9:218-20. 2007
    ..2). Allele frequencies for these four STR loci were investigated in several Mediterranean populations. The population data deviate from the Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium in all populations for GpIIIa (CT)n polymorphism...
  29. ncbi request reprint Genetic history of some western Mediterranean human isolates through mtDNA HVR1 polymorphisms
    Alessandra Falchi
    Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Science, University of Corsica, BP 52, 20250 Corte, Corsica, France
    J Hum Genet 51:9-14. 2006
    ..The island of San Pietro, in southwest Sardinia, still preserves the genetic traces of settlement by Ligurian migrants in 1736...
  30. ncbi request reprint Red blood cell polymorphisms in beta degrees-39 heterozygotes in Corsica Island (France)
    Alessandra Falchi
    Am J Hematol 83:173. 2008
  31. pmc Phylogeographic analysis of haplogroup E3b (E-M215) y chromosomes reveals multiple migratory events within and out of Africa
    Fulvio Cruciani
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita La Sapienza, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 74:1014-22. 2004
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  32. 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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  33. ncbi request reprint Tracing past human male movements in northern/eastern Africa and western Eurasia: new clues from Y-chromosomal haplogroups E-M78 and J-M12
    Fulvio Cruciani
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Rome, Italy, and Laboratoire d Immunologie, Hopital de Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
    Mol Biol Evol 24:1300-11. 2007
    ..Our results not only provide a refinement of previous evolutionary hypotheses but also well-defined time frames for past human movements both in northern/eastern Africa and western Eurasia...