Greger Larson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Durham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Pig domestication and human-mediated dispersal in western Eurasia revealed through ancient DNA and geometric morphometrics
    Claudio Ottoni
    Center for Archaeological Sciences, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Biol Evol 30:824-32. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Exapting exaptation
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:497-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A population genetics view of animal domestication
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
    Trends Genet 29:197-205. 2013
  4. pmc Rethinking dog domestication by integrating genetics, archeology, and biogeography
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8878-83. 2012
  5. pmc Patterns of East Asian pig domestication, migration, and turnover revealed by modern and ancient DNA
    Greger Larson
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:7686-91. 2010
  6. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of an 11,450-year-old aurochsen (Bos primigenius) from Central Italy
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 11:32. 2011
  7. pmc Population dynamic of the extinct European aurochs: genetic evidence of a north-south differentiation pattern and no evidence of post-glacial expansion
    Stefano Mona
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 10:83. 2010
  8. pmc Establishing the validity of domestication genes using DNA from ancient chickens
    Linus Girdland Flink
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:6184-9. 2014
  9. pmc Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:6139-46. 2014
  10. pmc Revealing the maternal demographic history of Panthera leo using ancient DNA and a spatially explicit genealogical analysis
    Ross Barnett
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 14:70. 2014

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Publications12

  1. pmc Pig domestication and human-mediated dispersal in western Eurasia revealed through ancient DNA and geometric morphometrics
    Claudio Ottoni
    Center for Archaeological Sciences, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Mol Biol Evol 30:824-32. 2013
    ..By the 5th century AD, European signatures completely replaced the endemic lineages possibly coinciding with the widespread demographic and societal changes that occurred during the Anatolian Bronze and Iron Ages...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exapting exaptation
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 28:497-8. 2013
    ..Here, we discuss why exaptation has proved more successful in technological than biological contexts, and propose a revised definition of exaptation applicable to both genetic and cultural evolution. ..
  3. doi request reprint A population genetics view of animal domestication
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, South Road, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK
    Trends Genet 29:197-205. 2013
    ..By applying next-generation sequencing technology alongside appropriate biostatistical methodologies, a substantially deeper understanding of domestication is on the horizon...
  4. pmc Rethinking dog domestication by integrating genetics, archeology, and biogeography
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8878-83. 2012
    ..We conclude by assessing the limitations of past studies and how next-generation sequencing of modern and ancient individuals may unravel the history of dog domestication...
  5. pmc Patterns of East Asian pig domestication, migration, and turnover revealed by modern and ancient DNA
    Greger Larson
    State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:7686-91. 2010
    ..The overall findings provide the most complete picture yet of pig evolution and domestication in East Asia, and generate testable hypotheses regarding the development and spread of early farmers in the Far East...
  6. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of an 11,450-year-old aurochsen (Bos primigenius) from Central Italy
    Martina Lari
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 11:32. 2011
    ..Here we present the analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of a pre-Neolithic Italian aurochs...
  7. pmc Population dynamic of the extinct European aurochs: genetic evidence of a north-south differentiation pattern and no evidence of post-glacial expansion
    Stefano Mona
    Dipartimento di Biologia ed Evoluzione, Universita di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    BMC Evol Biol 10:83. 2010
    ..To investigate in detail the genetic history of this species and to compare the population dynamics in different European areas, we analysed Bos primigenius remains from various sites across Italy...
  8. pmc Establishing the validity of domestication genes using DNA from ancient chickens
    Linus Girdland Flink
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:6184-9. 2014
    ..In addition, mitochondrial variation has increased as a result of recent admixture with exotic breeds. We conclude by emphasizing the perils of inferring the past from modern genetic data alone...
  9. pmc Current perspectives and the future of domestication studies
    Greger Larson
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:6139-46. 2014
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  10. pmc Revealing the maternal demographic history of Panthera leo using ancient DNA and a spatially explicit genealogical analysis
    Ross Barnett
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 14:70. 2014
    ..This is particularly true for the lion which as a consequence of millennia of human persecution, has large gaps in its natural distribution and several recently extinct populations...
  11. doi request reprint The role of humans in facilitating and sustaining coat colour variation in domestic animals
    Anna Linderholm
    Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Department of Archaeology, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 24:587-93. 2013
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  12. pmc The impact of past climate change on genetic variation and population connectivity in the Icelandic arctic fox
    Andrew Mellows
    Department of Archaeology, Durham Evolution and Ancient DNA, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4568-73. 2012
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