Alexandra Rosa

Summary

Affiliation: University of Madeira
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. doi request reprint African human mtDNA phylogeography at-a-glance
    Alexandra Rosa
    Medical Sciences Unit, Centre of Life Sciences, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    J Anthropol Sci 89:25-58. 2011
  2. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 is protective for ischemic stroke in Portuguese patients
    Alexandra Rosa
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 9:57. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Population data on 11 Y-chromosome STRs from Guiné-Bissau
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Biology, Universidade da Madeira, Campus Universitario da Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Forensic Sci Int 157:210-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome lineages from Portugal, Madeira and Açores record elements of Sephardim and Berber ancestry
    Rita Goncalves
    Human Genetics Laboratory, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 69:443-54. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint DAZ gene copies: evidence of Y chromosome evolution
    Ana Teresa Fernandes
    Laboratory of Human Genetics, University of Madeira, Campus la Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:519-23. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome lineages in Cabo Verde Islands witness the diverse geographic origin of its first male settlers
    Rita Goncalves
    Human Genetics Laboratory, Center of Macaronesian Studies, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Hum Genet 113:467-72. 2003
  7. pmc Ethiopian mitochondrial DNA heritage: tracking gene flow across and around the gate of tears
    Toomas Kivisild
    Estonian Biocentre and Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 75:752-70. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint MtDNA profile of West Africa Guineans: towards a better understanding of the Senegambia region
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Estonian Biocenter, Tartu University, Riia 23, 51010 Tartu, Estonia
    Ann Hum Genet 68:340-52. 2004
  9. pmc Y-chromosomal diversity in the population of Guinea-Bissau: a multiethnic perspective
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Estonian Biocentre, Riia 23, Tartu, Estonia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:124. 2007
  10. 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

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint African human mtDNA phylogeography at-a-glance
    Alexandra Rosa
    Medical Sciences Unit, Centre of Life Sciences, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    J Anthropol Sci 89:25-58. 2011
    ..Finally, the non-random sub-Saharan spread of North African lineages was likely mediated by the ancestors of Fulani, nomadic pastoral communities in the Sahel...
  2. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 is protective for ischemic stroke in Portuguese patients
    Alexandra Rosa
    Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
    BMC Med Genet 9:57. 2008
    ..The aim of this case-control study was to assess the contribution of mtDNA polymorphisms and haplogroups to ischemic stroke risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Population data on 11 Y-chromosome STRs from Guiné-Bissau
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Biology, Universidade da Madeira, Campus Universitario da Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Forensic Sci Int 157:210-7. 2006
    ..The haplotype diversity of 0.9995 is reduced to 0.9981 when the minimal haplotype is considered thus revealing the importance of increasing the number of typed loci...
  4. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome lineages from Portugal, Madeira and Açores record elements of Sephardim and Berber ancestry
    Rita Goncalves
    Human Genetics Laboratory, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 69:443-54. 2005
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  5. ncbi request reprint DAZ gene copies: evidence of Y chromosome evolution
    Ana Teresa Fernandes
    Laboratory of Human Genetics, University of Madeira, Campus la Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:519-23. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Y-chromosome lineages in Cabo Verde Islands witness the diverse geographic origin of its first male settlers
    Rita Goncalves
    Human Genetics Laboratory, Center of Macaronesian Studies, University of Madeira, Campus of Penteada, 9000 390 Funchal, Portugal
    Hum Genet 113:467-72. 2003
    ..9%. Overall, these results indicate that gene flow from multiple sources and various sex-specific patterns have been important in the formation of the genomic diversity in the Cabo Verde islands...
  7. pmc Ethiopian mitochondrial DNA heritage: tracking gene flow across and around the gate of tears
    Toomas Kivisild
    Estonian Biocentre and Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    Am J Hum Genet 75:752-70. 2004
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint MtDNA profile of West Africa Guineans: towards a better understanding of the Senegambia region
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Estonian Biocenter, Tartu University, Riia 23, 51010 Tartu, Estonia
    Ann Hum Genet 68:340-52. 2004
    ..Particular haplotypes, found almost exclusively in East-African populations, were found in some ethnic groups with an oral tradition claiming Sudanese origin...
  9. pmc Y-chromosomal diversity in the population of Guinea-Bissau: a multiethnic perspective
    Alexandra Rosa
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Estonian Biocentre, Riia 23, Tartu, Estonia
    BMC Evol Biol 7:124. 2007
    ..To address this, we have analysed the variation of 31 binary and 11 microsatellite markers on the non-recombining portion of the Y chromosome in Guinea-Bissau samples of diverse ethnic affiliations, some not studied before...
  10. 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...
  11. pmc Africans in Yorkshire? The deepest-rooting clade of the Y phylogeny within an English genealogy
    Turi E King
    Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 15:288-93. 2007
    ..Our findings represent the first genetic evidence of Africans among 'indigenous' British, and emphasize the complexity of human migration history as well as the pitfalls of assigning geographical origin from Y-chromosomal haplotypes...