A Alonso

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi Results of the 1999-2000 collaborative exercise and proficiency testing program on mitochondrial DNA of the GEP-ISFG: an inter-laboratory study of the observed variability in the heteroplasmy level of hair from the same donor
    Antonio Alonso
    Departamento de Madrid, Instituto de Toxicologia, Seccion de Biologia, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 125:1-7. 2002
  2. ncbi A real-time PCR protocol to determine the number of amelogenin (X-Y) gene copies from forensic DNA samples
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Madrid, Spain
    Methods Mol Biol 297:31-44. 2005
  3. ncbi Challenges of DNA profiling in mass disaster investigations
    Antonio Alonso
    National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Science, Biology Service, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 46:540-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Usefulness of microchip electrophoresis for the analysis of mitochondrial DNA in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Madrid, Spain
    Electrophoresis 27:5101-9. 2006
  5. pmc Mitochondrial DNA haplotyping revealed the presence of mixed up benign and neoplastic tissue sections from two individuals on the same prostatic biopsy slide
    A Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Pathol 58:83-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Real-time PCR designs to estimate nuclear and mitochondrial DNA copy number in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 139:141-9. 2004
  7. ncbi Specific quantification of human genomes from low copy number DNA samples in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 44:273-80. 2003
  8. doi 2006 GEP-ISFG collaborative exercise on mtDNA: reflections about interpretation, artefacts, and DNA mixtures
    L Prieto
    Comisaría General de Policía Científica, DNA Laboratory, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 2:126-33. 2008
  9. ncbi Analysis of body fluid mixtures by mtDNA sequencing: An inter-laboratory study of the GEP-ISFG working group
    M Montesino
    Policía Científica, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 168:42-56. 2007
  10. ncbi Allele frequencies of six miniSTR loci (D10S1248, D14S1434, D22S1045, D4S2364, D2S441 and D1S1677) in a Spanish population
    P Martin
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 169:252-4. 2007

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  1. ncbi Results of the 1999-2000 collaborative exercise and proficiency testing program on mitochondrial DNA of the GEP-ISFG: an inter-laboratory study of the observed variability in the heteroplasmy level of hair from the same donor
    Antonio Alonso
    Departamento de Madrid, Instituto de Toxicologia, Seccion de Biologia, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 125:1-7. 2002
    ..Two laboratories also described more than one heteroplasmic position from a single hair. The relevance of these findings for the interpretation of mtDNA data in the forensic context is also discussed...
  2. ncbi A real-time PCR protocol to determine the number of amelogenin (X-Y) gene copies from forensic DNA samples
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Madrid, Spain
    Methods Mol Biol 297:31-44. 2005
    ..Nuclear DNA quantification also aids in the interpretation of the consistency of multiplex STR profiling data obtained from low copy number DNA samples...
  3. ncbi Challenges of DNA profiling in mass disaster investigations
    Antonio Alonso
    National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Science, Biology Service, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 46:540-8. 2005
    ..We also present data from two recent mass fatality cases that involved Spanish victims: the Madrid terrorist attack of March 11, 2004, and the Yakolev-42 aircraft accident in Trabzon, Turkey, of May 26, 2003...
  4. ncbi Usefulness of microchip electrophoresis for the analysis of mitochondrial DNA in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Madrid, Spain
    Electrophoresis 27:5101-9. 2006
    ..Future possibilities of MCE in forensic DNA typing, including nuclear STRs and SNP profiling are suggested...
  5. pmc Mitochondrial DNA haplotyping revealed the presence of mixed up benign and neoplastic tissue sections from two individuals on the same prostatic biopsy slide
    A Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Pathol 58:83-6. 2005
    ..Mitochondrial genetic typing is recommended to exclude the possibility of carryover artefacts when low DNA content and high degradation compromise conventional STR typing...
  6. ncbi Real-time PCR designs to estimate nuclear and mitochondrial DNA copy number in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 139:141-9. 2004
    ..The potential utility of this technology to improve the quality of some PCR-based forensic and ancient DNA studies (microsatellite typing and mtDNA sequencing) is discussed...
  7. ncbi Specific quantification of human genomes from low copy number DNA samples in forensic and ancient DNA studies
    Antonio Alonso
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 44:273-80. 2003
    ..The importance of these quantitative assays is to ensure the consistency of low copy number DNA typing (STR profiling and mtDNA sequencing)...
  8. doi 2006 GEP-ISFG collaborative exercise on mtDNA: reflections about interpretation, artefacts, and DNA mixtures
    L Prieto
    Comisaría General de Policía Científica, DNA Laboratory, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 2:126-33. 2008
    ..Most of the errors were due to reading problems and misinterpretation of electropherograms, demonstrating once more that the lack of a solid devised experimental approach is the main cause of error in mtDNA testing...
  9. ncbi Analysis of body fluid mixtures by mtDNA sequencing: An inter-laboratory study of the GEP-ISFG working group
    M Montesino
    Policía Científica, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 168:42-56. 2007
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  10. ncbi Allele frequencies of six miniSTR loci (D10S1248, D14S1434, D22S1045, D4S2364, D2S441 and D1S1677) in a Spanish population
    P Martin
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia y Ciencias Forenses, Servicio de Biología, Luis Cabrera 9, 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 169:252-4. 2007
    ..Additionally, these systems can be used in routine paternity analyses where more markers are needed to increase the power of exclusion or in complex paternity cases (e.g. involving closely related individuals)...
  11. ncbi DNA typing from skeletal remains: evaluation of multiplex and megaplex STR systems on DNA isolated from bone and teeth samples
    A Alonso
    , , Madrid, Spain
    Croat Med J 42:260-6. 2001
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  12. pmc The GHEP-EMPOP collaboration on mtDNA population data--A new resource for forensic casework
    L Prieto
    Comisaría General de Policía Científica, University Institute of Research in Forensic Sciences IUICP, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int Genet 5:146-51. 2011
    ..This GHEP-EMPOP collaboration has significantly improved the quality of the individual mtDNA datasets and adds mtDNA population data as valuable resource to the EMPOP database (www.empop.org)...
  13. ncbi A leishmaniosis surveillance system among stray dogs in the region of Madrid: ten years of serodiagnosis (1996-2006)
    G Miro
    Facultad de Veterinaria, Departamento de Sanidad Animal, UCM, Madrid, Spain
    Parasitol Res 101:253-7. 2007
    ..These data are very important because stray dogs can play an important role in the epidemiology of this zoonotic disease. Furthermore, the stray population could be useful sentinels to follow the progress of the disease in endemic areas...
  14. ncbi Survival prediction in terminally ill cancer patients: Description and validation of a new predictive score
    A M Jiménez Gordo
    Hospital Universitario de Getafe, Getafe, Madrid, Spain Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain Hospital Unicersitario de Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain Fundacion Hospital Alcorcon, Madrid, Spain
    J Clin Oncol 27:9595. 2009
    ..Our objective consists of determining the potential indicators that influence the survival of these patients and develop and validate a new predictive model...
  15. ncbi Keratin intermediate filament dynamics in cell heterokaryons reveals diverse behaviour of different keratins
    J M Paramio
    Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, CIEMAT, Madrid, Spain
    J Cell Sci 110:1099-111. 1997
    ..In summary, our results demonstrate that, following fusion, the keratin intermediate filament network reshapes rather rapidly and that keratins are highly dynamic proteins, although this mobility depends on each particular polypeptide...
  16. doi Economic burden of knee and hip osteoarthritis in Spain
    Estibaliz Loza
    Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
    Arthritis Rheum 61:158-65. 2009
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect osteoarthritis (OA)-attributable costs and predictors of costs of knee and hip OA in Spain...
  17. pmc High-resolution mtDNA evidence for the late-glacial resettlement of Europe from an Iberian refugium
    Luisa Pereira
    IPATIMUP Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
    Genome Res 15:19-24. 2005
    ..This shows that a large fraction of the maternal ancestry of modern Europeans traces back to the expansion of hunter-gatherer populations at the end of the last Ice Age...
  18. ncbi Basque country autochthonous population data on D8S1179, D21S11, D18S51 and D16S539 loci
    Oscar Garcia
    Area de Laboratorio Ertzaintza, Avda Montevideo 3, E 48002 Bilbao, Spain
    J Forensic Sci 48:201. 2003
  19. ncbi The 2000-2001 GEP-ISFG Collaborative Exercise on mtDNA: assessing the cause of unsuccessful mtDNA PCR amplification of hair shaft samples
    Lourdes Prieto
    Comisara General de Policía Científica, Sección de Biología ADN, Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 134:46-53. 2003
    ..As a general conclusion the results emphasize the need of external proficiency testing as part of the accreditation procedure for the labs performing mtDNA analysis in forensic casework...
  20. ncbi A Spanish population study of the STR loci D2S1338, D19S433, Penta D, and Penta E
    Lourdes Fernandez
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Seccion de Biologia, Luis Cabrera 9, E 28002 Madrid, Spain
    J Forensic Sci 48:1182. 2003
  21. ncbi The EDNAP mitochondrial DNA population database (EMPOP) collaborative exercises: organisation, results and perspectives
    Walther Parson
    Institute of Legal Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Muellerstrasse 44, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
    Forensic Sci Int 139:215-26. 2004
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  22. ncbi Rare haplotypes in mtDna: applications in the analysis of biosocial aspects of past human populations
    Neskuts Izagirre
    Department of Genetics, Physical Anthropology, and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of the Basque Country UPV EHU, PO Box 644, Bilbao 48080, Spain
    Hum Biol 77:443-56. 2005
    ..These results indicate that caution should be taken when making phylogenetic inferences from extinct populations, because an uncharacterized kinship can significantly bias allele frequencies...
  23. ncbi Insights into the "isolation" of the Basques: mtDNA lineages from the historical site of Aldaieta (6th-7th centuries AD)
    Ainhoa Alzualde
    Genetika, Antropologia Fisikoa, eta Animali Fisiologia Saila, Zientzia eta Teknologia Fakultatea, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea, 48080 Bilbo, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 130:394-404. 2006
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  24. ncbi A Spanish population study of 17 Y-chromosome STR loci
    Pablo Martin
    Instituto Nacional de Toxicologia, Seccion de Biologia, Luis Cabrera 9, E 28002 Madrid, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 139:231-5. 2004
    ..The haplotype diversity (99.95%) and discrimination capacity (97.30%) were calculated. Comparisons were made with previously published haplotype data on other Iberian population samples and no significant differences were found...
  25. ncbi Evaluating the forensic informativeness of mtDNA haplogroup H sub-typing on a Eurasian scale
    Luisa Pereira
    Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, R Dr Roberto Frias s n, 4200 465 Porto, Portugal
    Forensic Sci Int 159:43-50. 2006
    ..Moreover, this SNP set, while substantially increasing the discriminating efficiency in most Eurasian populations by roughly equal amounts, discloses population-specific profiles...
  26. ncbi A Basque Country autochthonous population study of 11 Y-chromosome STR loci
    Oscar Garcia
    Area de Laboratorio Ertzaintza, Avda Montevideo 3, E 48002 Bilbao, Spain
    Forensic Sci Int 145:65-8. 2004
    ..The haplotype diversity (97.49%) and discrimination capacity (52.98%) were calculated. Comparisons were made with previously published haplotype data on other Iberian population samples and significant differences were found...
  27. ncbi The HLA-B7 allele confers susceptibility to breast cancer in Spanish women
    Rocio Lavado
    Immunology Service, Carlos Haya Regional University Hospital, Avda Carlos Haya 82, 29010 Malaga, Spain
    Immunol Lett 101:223-5. 2005
    ..A study in a small group of Spanish patients using serological methods found an association with HLA-B7. We undertook a larger study in southern Spain using molecular biology techniques...
  28. ncbi High prevalence of hepatitis C virus subtypes 4c and 4d in Malaga (Spain): phylogenetic and epidemiological analyses
    Nieves Fernández-Arcas
    Immunology Service, Carlos Haya Regional University Hospital, Malaga, Spain
    J Med Virol 78:1429-35. 2006
    ..This phylogenetic analysis, reinforced by the epidemiological characteristics, suggests the extension of the HCV-4c and -4d subtypes in the area of Malaga among both intravenous drug users and non-intravenous drug users...
  29. ncbi HLA-B*39 allele confers susceptibility to osteoarticular complications in human brucellosis
    Maria Jose Bravo
    Immunology Service and the Internal Medicine Service, Carlos Haya Hospital, Malaga, Spain
    J Rheumatol 30:1051-3. 2003
    ..To determine the contribution of HLA gene polymorphism toward susceptibility to osteoarticular focal forms of human brucellosis...
  30. ncbi Small-angle X-ray scattering and electron paramagnetic resonance study of the interaction of bovine serum albumin with ionic surfactants
    Emerson Luiz Gelamo
    Instituto de Quimica de Sao Carlos, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Cx Postal 780, CEP 13560 970, Sao Carlos, SP, Brazil
    J Colloid Interface Sci 277:471-82. 2004
    ..These two techniques are quite useful since SAXS monitors the overall properties of the scattering particle, while EPR gives information on the dynamics inside this particle and associated with label localization and motion...