Nicole Maca-Meyer

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de La Laguna
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: understanding genetic predisposition to sepsis
    Jesus Villar
    Division Critical Care Research, Research Institute, Hospital Universitario NS de Candelaria, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Crit Care 8:180-9. 2004
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Description of a simple multiplex PCR-SSCP method for AB0 genotyping and its application to the peopling of the Canary Islands
    Rosa Fregel
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de BiologíaFacultad de Biología, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Immunogenetics 57:572-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Bench-to-bedside review: understanding genetic predisposition to sepsis
    Jesus Villar
    Division Critical Care Research, Research Institute, Hospital Universitario NS de Candelaria, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Crit Care 8:180-9. 2004
    ..We envision a time in the near future when genotyping will be include in the standard evaluation of critically ill patients and will help to prioritize a therapeutic option...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Description of a simple multiplex PCR-SSCP method for AB0 genotyping and its application to the peopling of the Canary Islands
    Rosa Fregel
    Departamento de Genetica, Facultad de BiologíaFacultad de Biología, Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    Immunogenetics 57:572-8. 2005
    ..Similar to previous autosomal studies, admixture estimations point to a major Iberian contribution (82 +/- 0.5%) to the Canary Islands, although, in some islands as La Gomera, the NW African component raised to 62 +/- 4.3%...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alu polymorphisms in Jerba Island population (Tunisia): comparative study in Arab and Berber groups
    Hajer Ennafaa
    Laboratory of Genetics, Immunology and Human Pathologies, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia
    Ann Hum Biol 33:634-40. 2006
    ..This study also revealed that Arabs from Jerba present close genetic distances to other North African populations, whilst Berbers of Jerba occupy an intermediate position among Mediterranean populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint A CXCL2 polymorphism is associated with better outcomes in patients with severe sepsis
    Jesus Villar
    Multidisciplinary Organ Dysfunction Evaluation Research Network, Hospital Universitario Dr Negrin, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
    Crit Care Med 35:2292-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a tandem repeat polymorphism (AC)n in the CXCL2 gene, previously associated with susceptibility to severe sepsis, contributes to morbidity and mortality in severe sepsis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism is not associated with susceptibility and outcome in sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome
    Jesus Villar
    Multidisciplinary Organ Dysfunction Evaluation Research Network MODERN, Research Unit, Hospital Universitario Dr Negrin, Barranco de la Ballena, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
    Intensive Care Med 34:488-95. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the I/D polymorphism also confers susceptibility to sepsis and is a predisposing factor for morbidity and mortality of patients with severe sepsis...