Ana M Gonzalez

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de La Laguna
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Mitochondrial lineage M1 traces an early human backflow to Africa
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Genomics 8:223. 2007
  2. pmc The history of the North African mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 gene flow into the African, Eurasian and American continents
    Bernard Secher
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 14:109. 2014
  3. pmc Introducing the Algerian mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosome profiles into the North African landscape
    Asmahan Bekada
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Oran, Oran, Algeria
    PLoS ONE 8:e56775. 2013
  4. pmc Major genomic mitochondrial lineages delineate early human expansions
    N Maca-Meyer
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, 38271, Spain
    BMC Genet 2:13. 2001
  5. pmc Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup H structure in North Africa
    Hajer Ennafaa
    Laboratory of Genetics, Immunology and Human Pathology at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University El Manar I, Tunis, Tunisia
    BMC Genet 10:8. 2009
  6. pmc Saudi Arabian Y-Chromosome diversity and its relationship with nearby regions
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11411, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Genet 10:59. 2009
  7. pmc Mitochondrial DNA structure in the Arabian Peninsula
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Mitochondrial Research Laboratory, Department of Genetics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:45. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA affinities at the Atlantic fringe of Europe
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidad de La Laguna, 38271 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 120:391-404. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA variation in Jordanians and their genetic relationship to other Middle East populations
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Ann Hum Biol 35:212-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA variation in Mauritania and Mali and their genetic relationship to other Western Africa populations
    A M Gonzalez
    Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Ann Hum Genet 70:631-57. 2006

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Publications20

  1. pmc Mitochondrial lineage M1 traces an early human backflow to Africa
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Genomics 8:223. 2007
    ..To test the validity of that hypothesis, the phylogeographic analysis of 13 complete mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequences and 261 partial sequences belonging to haplogroup M1 was carried out...
  2. pmc The history of the North African mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 gene flow into the African, Eurasian and American continents
    Bernard Secher
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, Universidad de La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 14:109. 2014
    ..Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup U6 has been considered as a molecular signal of a Paleolithic return to North Africa of modern humans from southwestern Asia...
  3. pmc Introducing the Algerian mitochondrial DNA and Y-chromosome profiles into the North African landscape
    Asmahan Bekada
    Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Oran, Oran, Algeria
    PLoS ONE 8:e56775. 2013
    ..In spite of these sexual asymmetries, the Algerian uniparental profiles faithfully correlate between each other and with the geography...
  4. pmc Major genomic mitochondrial lineages delineate early human expansions
    N Maca-Meyer
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, 38271, Spain
    BMC Genet 2:13. 2001
    ..As a new contribution to this study we have phylogenetically analysed complete mitochondrial DNA(mtDNA) sequences from 42 human lineages, representing major clades with known geographic assignation...
  5. pmc Mitochondrial DNA haplogroup H structure in North Africa
    Hajer Ennafaa
    Laboratory of Genetics, Immunology and Human Pathology at the Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University El Manar I, Tunis, Tunisia
    BMC Genet 10:8. 2009
    ..The dissection of the mtDNA haplogroup H in North Africa, and its comparison with the Iberian Peninsula and Near-East profiles would help clarify the relative affinities among these regions...
  6. pmc Saudi Arabian Y-Chromosome diversity and its relationship with nearby regions
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Molecular Genetics Laboratory, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh 11411, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Genet 10:59. 2009
    ..In addition, haplotypic diversity for its most prominent J1-M267 lineage was estimated using a set of 17 Y-specific STR loci...
  7. pmc Mitochondrial DNA structure in the Arabian Peninsula
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Mitochondrial Research Laboratory, Department of Genetics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:45. 2008
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  8. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA affinities at the Atlantic fringe of Europe
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidad de La Laguna, 38271 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 120:391-404. 2003
    ..001) in this area compared to North Africa (0.006 +/- 0.001), we reject the proposal that only historic events such as the Moslem occupation are the main cause of this gene flow, and instead propose a pre-Neolithic origin for it...
  9. doi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA variation in Jordanians and their genetic relationship to other Middle East populations
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Ann Hum Biol 35:212-31. 2008
    ..Although some mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) studies have been carried out in this region, they have not included the Jordan area. This paper deals with the mtDNA composition of two Jordan populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA variation in Mauritania and Mali and their genetic relationship to other Western Africa populations
    A M Gonzalez
    Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Ann Hum Genet 70:631-57. 2006
    ..The West African genetic variation is well structured by geography and language, but more detailed ethnolinguistic clustering suggest that geography is the main factor responsible for this differentiation...
  11. pmc The mitochondrial lineage U8a reveals a Paleolithic settlement in the Basque country
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, 38271 Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    BMC Genomics 7:124. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Ancient mtDNA analysis and the origin of the Guanches
    Nicole Maca-Meyer
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:155-62. 2004
    ..Although the Berbers are the most probable ancestors of the Guanches, it is deduced that important human movements have reshaped Northwest Africa after the migratory wave to the Canary Islands...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA diversity in 17th-18th century remains from Tenerife (Canary Islands)
    Nicole Maca-Meyer
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidad de La Laguna, 38271 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 127:418-26. 2005
    ..59%), has also decreased due to European input. Finally, the presence of Amerindian lineages (1.5%) reveals that the Canary Islands have also received genetic flow from America...
  14. pmc Demographic history of Canary Islands male gene-pool: replacement of native lineages by European
    Rosa Fregel
    Department of Genetics, University of La Laguna, Avda Astrofísico Fco, Sánchez, La Laguna, 38271 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 9:181. 2009
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  15. pmc The maternal aborigine colonization of La Palma (Canary Islands)
    Rosa Fregel
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Hum Genet 17:1314-24. 2009
    ..Our data better fit to an island model with frequent migrations between islands...
  16. pmc Mitochondrial DNA transit between West Asia and North Africa inferred from U6 phylogeography
    Nicole Maca-Meyer
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    BMC Genet 4:15. 2003
    ..We report here a more detailed analysis of this lineage, unraveling successive expansions that affected not only Africa but neighboring regions such as the Near East, the Iberian Peninsula and the Canary Islands...
  17. ncbi request reprint Isolates in a corridor of migrations: a high-resolution analysis of Y-chromosome variation in Jordan
    Carlos Flores
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Laguna, 38271 Tenerife, Spain
    J Hum Genet 50:435-41. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that, at a fine scale, the smooth, continental clines detected for several Y-chromosome markers are often disrupted by genetically divergent populations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reduced genetic structure of the Iberian peninsula revealed by Y-chromosome analysis: implications for population demography
    Carlos Flores
    Departamento de Genetica, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife E 38271, Spain
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:855-63. 2004
    ..These results indicate that neither old or recent Levantine expansions nor North African contacts have influenced the current Iberian Y-chromosome diversity so that geographical patterns can be identified...
  19. ncbi request reprint Temporal evolution of the ABO allele frequencies in the Canary Islands: the impact of the European colonization
    Rosa Fregel
    Department of Genetics, University of La Laguna, Avda Astrofísico Fco Sánchez, S N, 38271 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Immunogenetics 61:603-10. 2009
    ..The historical sample shows a congruent intermediate position testifying already a strong European influence that would go in augment since then to present times, affecting all the islands with the important exception of La Gomera...
  20. pmc Genetics, environment, and diabetes-related end-stage renal disease in the Canary Islands
    Ana M Gonzalez
    Department of Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of La Laguna, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Genet Test Mol Biomarkers 16:859-64. 2012
    ..The aim of this work was to assess the possible role of genetic and environmental factors on diabetes-related end-stage renal disease incidence in the Canary Islands...