Carles Lalueza-Fox

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Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the extinct bovid Myotragus balearicus
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Laboratori d Antropologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda Diagonal 645, Spain
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:501-10. 2002
  3. pmc Molecular dating of caprines using ancient DNA sequences of Myotragus balearicus, an extinct endemic Balearic mammal
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Facultat de Ciencies de la Salut i de la Vida, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 5:70. 2005
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. pmc Paleogenomics in a temperate environment: shotgun sequencing from an extinct Mediterranean caprine
    Oscar Ramirez
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology UPF CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e5670. 2009
  7. pmc Fragmentation of contaminant and endogenous DNA in ancient samples determined by shotgun sequencing; prospects for human palaeogenomics
    Marc García-Garcerà
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, CSIC UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24161. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Palaeogenetic research at the El Sidrón Neanderthal site
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Anat 194:133-7. 2012
  9. pmc Genetic evidence for patrilocal mating behavior among Neandertal groups
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:250-3. 2011
  10. pmc Genetic characterization of the ABO blood group in Neandertals
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 8:342. 2008

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Publications36

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the extinct bovid Myotragus balearicus
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Laboratori d Antropologia, Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Avda Diagonal 645, Spain
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 25:501-10. 2002
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  3. pmc Molecular dating of caprines using ancient DNA sequences of Myotragus balearicus, an extinct endemic Balearic mammal
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Facultat de Ciencies de la Salut i de la Vida, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 5:70. 2005
    ..35 Mya. Thus, the sequences of Myotragus could be very valuable for calibrating the mammalian mitochondrial DNA clock and, in particular, the tree of the Caprinae subfamily, to which Myotragus belongs...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. pmc Paleogenomics in a temperate environment: shotgun sequencing from an extinct Mediterranean caprine
    Oscar Ramirez
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology UPF CSIC, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 4:e5670. 2009
    ..Only 0.27% of the resulting sequences, identified from alignments with the cow genome and comprising 15,832 nucleotides, with an average length of 60 nucleotides, proved to be endogenous...
  7. pmc Fragmentation of contaminant and endogenous DNA in ancient samples determined by shotgun sequencing; prospects for human palaeogenomics
    Marc García-Garcerà
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, CSIC UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24161. 2011
    ..The efficiency of retrieval of endogenous sequences is below 1% in all cases. We have used the non-human samples to identify human sequences (0.35 and 1.4%, respectively), that we positively know are contaminants...
  8. doi request reprint Palaeogenetic research at the El Sidrón Neanderthal site
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Anat 194:133-7. 2012
    ..1%) of the nuclear genome. A future project on Neanderthal genomic diversity could be based on at least some of the El Sidrón specimens...
  9. pmc Genetic evidence for patrilocal mating behavior among Neandertal groups
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:250-3. 2011
    ..These findings provide evidence to indicate that Neandertal groups not only were small and characterized by low genetic diversity but also were likely to have practiced patrilocal mating behavior...
  10. pmc Genetic characterization of the ABO blood group in Neandertals
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Evol Biol 8:342. 2008
    ..A paleogenetic analysis of the ABO blood group gene in Neandertals allows us to directly test for the presence of the ABO alleles in these extinct humans...
  11. pmc Ancient DNA of the extinct lava shearwater (Puffinus olsoni) from the Canary Islands reveals incipient differentiation within the P. puffinus complex
    Oscar Ramirez
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology CSIC UPF, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 5:e16072. 2010
    ..For example, in the genus Puffinus (family Procellariidae) the extinction of at least five species has been recorded during the Holocene, two of them coming from the Canary Islands...
  12. pmc Population connectivity buffers genetic diversity loss in a seabird
    Oscar Ramirez
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Front Zool 10:28. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined temporal changes in the genetic diversity of a threatened seabird, the Cory's shearwater (Calonectris borealis)...
  13. doi request reprint An ancestral miR-1304 allele present in Neanderthals regulates genes involved in enamel formation and could explain dental differences with modern humans
    Maria Lopez-Valenzuela
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 29:1797-806. 2012
    ..The observed miR-1304-mediated regulation of enamelin and amelotin could at least partially underlie these differences between the two Homo species as well as other still-unraveled phenotypic differences among modern human populations...
  14. doi request reprint Neanderthal medics? Evidence for food, cooking, and medicinal plants entrapped in dental calculus
    Karen Hardy
    ICREA at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Naturwissenschaften 99:617-26. 2012
    ..The varied use of plants that we have identified suggests that the Neanderthal occupants of El Sidrón had a sophisticated knowledge of their natural surroundings which included the ability to select and use certain plants...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Bitter taste perception in Neanderthals through the analysis of the TAS2R38 gene
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, CSIC UPF, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Biol Lett 5:809-11. 2009
    ..This indicates that variation in bitter taste perception pre-dates the divergence of the lineages leading to Neanderthals and modern humans...
  17. doi request reprint Extreme population differences in the human zinc transporter ZIP4 (SLC39A4) are explained by positive selection in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Johannes Engelken
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology CSIC UPF, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Department of Evolutionary Genetics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS Genet 10:e1004128. 2014
    ..Moreover, these functional results may indicate differences in zinc homeostasis among modern human populations with possible relevance for disease risk. ..
  18. doi request reprint Paleogenomics of archaic hominins
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Biol 21:R1002-9. 2011
    ..In addition, the genomes provide evidence of gene flow between the three lineages after anatomically modern humans left Africa, drastically changing our view of human evolution...
  19. doi request reprint Genomic affinities of two 7,000-year-old Iberian hunter-gatherers
    Federico Sánchez-Quinto
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, CSIC UPF, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Biol 22:1494-9. 2012
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  20. pmc North African populations carry the signature of admixture with Neandertals
    Federico Sánchez-Quinto
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e47765. 2012
    ..Therefore, the detected ancient admixture is not due to recent Near Eastern or European migrations. Sub-Saharan populations are the only ones not affected by the admixture event with Neandertals...
  21. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of the presumptive blood from Louis XVI, King of France
    Carles Lalueza-Fox
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva, CSIC UPF, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 5:459-63. 2011
    ..To confirm the identity of the subject, an analysis of the dried heart of his son, Louis XVII, could be undertaken...
  22. pmc Tracing the origin of the east-west population admixture in the Altai region (Central Asia)
    Mercedes González-Ruiz
    Unitat d Antropologia Biològica, Dept BABVE, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e48904. 2012
    ..This would provide support for a demographic expansion of local people of Altai instead of westward or eastward migratory events, as the demographic event behind the high population genetic admixture and diversity in Central Asia...
  23. pmc Statistical analysis of post mortem DNA damage-derived miscoding lesions in Neandertal mitochondrial DNA
    Sergi Vives
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC UPF, Dr, Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Res Notes 1:40. 2008
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  24. doi request reprint Genomic analysis of the blood attributed to Louis XVI (1754-1793), king of France
    Iñigo Olalde
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology CSIC Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Dr Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Rep 4:4666. 2014
    ..This is the first draft genome generated from a person who lived in a recent historical period; however, our results suggest that this sample may not correspond to the alleged king. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint The derived FOXP2 variant of modern humans was shared with Neandertals
    Johannes Krause
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1908-12. 2007
    ..Thus, these results illustrate the usefulness of retrieving direct genetic information from ancient remains for understanding recent human evolution...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
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  28. ncbi request reprint Nuclear gene indicates coat-color polymorphism in mammoths
    Holger Römpler
    Molecular Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry, Medical Faculty, University of Leipzig, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Science 313:62. 2006
    ..This finding suggests that mammoths may have been polymorphic in coat color, with both dark- and light-haired individuals co-occurring...
  29. doi request reprint Excavation protocol of bone remains for Neandertal DNA analysis in El Sidrón Cave (Asturias, Spain)
    Javier Fortea
    Area de Prehistoria, Departamento de Historia, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain
    J Hum Evol 55:353-7. 2008
  30. pmc Paleobiology and comparative morphology of a late Neandertal sample from El Sidron, Asturias, Spain
    Antonio Rosas
    Departamento de Paleobiología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, 28006 Madrid, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19266-71. 2006
    ..The large El Sidrón sample therefore augments the European evolutionary lineage fossil record and supports ecogeographical variability across Neandertal populations...
  31. 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...
  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 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
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint A statistical approach to identify ancient template DNA
    Agnar Helgason
    deCODE Genetics, Sturlugata 8, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Mol Evol 65:92-102. 2007
    ..The proposed approach is likely to be of general use to researchers working with DNA from ancient tissues, particularly from human remains, where authentication of results has been most challenging...
  36. pmc The genetic origins of the Andaman Islanders
    Phillip Endicott
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PS England
    Am J Hum Genet 72:178-84. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that Victorian anthropological collections can be used to study extinct, or seriously admixed populations, to provide new data about early human origins...