A Helgason

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc mtDNA and the origin of the Icelanders: deciphering signals of recent population history
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6QS, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 66:999-1016. 2000
  2. pmc Estimating Scandinavian and Gaelic ancestry in the male settlers of Iceland
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6QS, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 67:697-717. 2000
  3. pmc mtDna and the islands of the North Atlantic: estimating the proportions of Norse and Gaelic ancestry
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford and deCODE Genetics Inc, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Hum Genet 68:723-37. 2001

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc mtDNA and the origin of the Icelanders: deciphering signals of recent population history
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6QS, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 66:999-1016. 2000
    ..Consequently, substantial increases in sample sizes that use mtDNA data will be needed to obtain valid estimates of the diverse ancestral mixtures that ultimately gave rise to contemporary populations...
  2. pmc Estimating Scandinavian and Gaelic ancestry in the male settlers of Iceland
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6QS, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 67:697-717. 2000
    ..This supports the model, put forward by some historians, that the majority of females in the Icelandic founding population had Gaelic ancestry, whereas the majority of males had Scandinavian ancestry...
  3. pmc mtDna and the islands of the North Atlantic: estimating the proportions of Norse and Gaelic ancestry
    A Helgason
    Institute of Biological Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford and deCODE Genetics Inc, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Am J Hum Genet 68:723-37. 2001
    ..716). Admixture analyses indicate that the ancestral contributions of mtDNA lineages from Scandinavia to the populations of Iceland, Orkney, the Western Isles, and the Isle of Skye are 37.5%, 35.5%, 11.5%, and 12.5%, respectively...