O Rickards

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rome Tor Vergata
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA analyses of the remains of the Prince Branciforte Barresi family
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica n 1, Roma, Italia
    Int J Legal Med 114:141-6. 2001
  2. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 in north Africa: an early holocene arrival from Iberia
    Claudio Ottoni
    Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e13378. 2010
  3. pmc mtDNA history of the Cayapa Amerinds of Ecuador: detection of additional founding lineages for the Native American populations
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 65:519-30. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint COL1A2 (type I collagen) polymorphisms in the Colorado Indians of Ecuador
    C Babalini
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Ann Hum Biol 32:666-78. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic population structure of two African-Ecuadorian communities of Esmeraldas
    C Martinez-Labarga
    Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 109:159-74. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma 2) Pro12Ala polymorphism distribution and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in world populations in relation to dietary habits
    R Scacchi
    CNR Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:632-41. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin enhancer HS1,2 polymorphism: a new powerful anthropogenetic marker
    V Giambra
    Dipartamento Biologia E Calef, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Viale della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Ann Hum Genet 70:946-50. 2006
  8. pmc Combined use of biallelic and microsatellite Y-chromosome polymorphisms to infer affinities among African populations
    R Scozzari
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita La Sapienza, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 65:829-46. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased frequency of the immunoglobulin enhancer HS1,2 allele 2 in coeliac disease
    D Frezza
    Department of Biology, Enrico Calef, Tor Vergata University, IT 00133 Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:1083-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure of the population of Sicily
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, , Roma, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 87:395-406. 1992

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint DNA analyses of the remains of the Prince Branciforte Barresi family
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica n 1, Roma, Italia
    Int J Legal Med 114:141-6. 2001
    ....
  2. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup H1 in north Africa: an early holocene arrival from Iberia
    Claudio Ottoni
    Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 5:e13378. 2010
    ..This process of autochthonous differentiation continues in the Libyan Tuareg who, probably due to isolation and recent founder events, are characterized by village-specific maternal mtDNA lineages...
  3. pmc mtDNA history of the Cayapa Amerinds of Ecuador: detection of additional founding lineages for the Native American populations
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 65:519-30. 1999
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint COL1A2 (type I collagen) polymorphisms in the Colorado Indians of Ecuador
    C Babalini
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Ann Hum Biol 32:666-78. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Genetic population structure of two African-Ecuadorian communities of Esmeraldas
    C Martinez-Labarga
    Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 109:159-74. 1999
    ..3% to 58.4%), whereas the proportion of the Amerindian component differs significantly (14.5% in Rio Cayapas to 27.6% in Viche)...
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-gamma 2) Pro12Ala polymorphism distribution and prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in world populations in relation to dietary habits
    R Scacchi
    CNR Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, Rome, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:632-41. 2007
    ..The Ala allele of the Pro12Ala polymorphism has been associated with a protective effect against T2DM. Ala allele frequencies are known for many populations, but data are absent for other interesting human groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Immunoglobulin enhancer HS1,2 polymorphism: a new powerful anthropogenetic marker
    V Giambra
    Dipartamento Biologia E Calef, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Viale della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Ann Hum Genet 70:946-50. 2006
    ..Analysis of molecular variance of the allele frequencies indicates that the HS1,2-A polymorphism can be considered as a reliable anthropogenetic marker...
  8. pmc Combined use of biallelic and microsatellite Y-chromosome polymorphisms to infer affinities among African populations
    R Scozzari
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Biologia Molecolare, Universita La Sapienza, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 65:829-46. 1999
    ..Despite some correspondence between language affiliation and genetic similarity, geographic proximity seems to be a better predictor of genetic affinity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased frequency of the immunoglobulin enhancer HS1,2 allele 2 in coeliac disease
    D Frezza
    Department of Biology, Enrico Calef, Tor Vergata University, IT 00133 Rome, Italy
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:1083-7. 2004
    ..The correlation of the penetrance of the four different alleles of the HS1,2-A enhancer of the LCR-1 3' to C alpha-1 in CD patients compared to a control population was analysed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic structure of the population of Sicily
    O Rickards
    Dipartimento di Biologia, , Roma, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 87:395-406. 1992
    ..These data indicate a close relationship between Sicily and southern Italy. In addition, the contribution of Middle Eastern populations to the gene pool of Sicily was evident...
  11. ncbi request reprint World distribution of the T833C/844INS68 CBS in cis double mutation: a reliable anthropological marker
    G Pepe
    Human Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Hum Genet 104:126-9. 1999
    ..The distribution of the double mutation will contribute, with other DNA polymorphisms, to evaluate the genetic admixture of mixed populations such as Afro-Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint New data on the world distribution of paraoxonase (PON1 Gln 192 --> Arg) gene frequencies
    R Scacchi
    CNR Center of Evolutionary Genetics, Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Hum Biol 75:365-73. 2003
    ..313, 0.248, 0.408, 0.612, and 0.789, respectively. The data show a large variability in allele frequencies, and, in particular, that PON1 allele distribution depends on membership to different geographic populations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of three RFLPs of the COL1A2 (Type I Collagen) in the Amhara and the Oromo of Ethiopia
    G F De Stefano
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
    Ann Hum Biol 29:432-41. 2002
    ..With the exception of some surveys on the general Ethiopian populations, little is known about the degree of genetic differentiation between the Amhara and the Oromo...
  14. pmc Analysis of HLA class II haplotypes in the Cayapa Indians of Ecuador: a novel DRB1 allele reveals evidence for convergent evolution and balancing selection at position 86
    E A Titus-Trachtenberg
    Department of Human Genetics, Roche Molecular Systems, Alameda, CA 94618
    Am J Hum Genet 55:160-7. 1994
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  15. pmc Genetic differentiation in South Amerindians is related to environmental and cultural diversity: evidence from the Y chromosome
    E Tarazona-Santos
    , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Am J Hum Genet 68:1485-96. 2001
    ..This model is consistent with the linguistic and cultural diversity of South Amerindians, the environmental heterogeneity of the continent, and the available paleoecological data...