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    • Demographic histories, isolation and social factors as determinants of the genetic structure of alpine linguistic groups 

      Coia V; Capocasa M; Anagnostou P; Pascali V; Scarnicci F; Boschi I; Battaggia C; Crivellaro F; Ferri G; Alù M; Brisighelli F; Busby G; Capelli C; Maixner F; Cipollini G; Viazzo P; Zink A; Bisol G (2013)
      Great European mountain ranges have acted as barriers to gene flow for resident populations since prehistory and have offered a place for the settlement of small, and sometimes culturally diverse, communities. Therefore, ...
    • Detecting Genetic Isolation in Human Populations: A Study of European Language Minorities 

      Capocasa M; Battaggia C; Anagnostou P; Montinaro F; Boschi I; Ferri G; Alù M; Coia V; Crivellaro F; Bisol G (2013)
      The identification of isolation signatures is fundamental to better understand the genetic structure of human populations and to test the relations between cultural factors and genetic variation. However, with current ...
    • Linguistic, geographic and genetic isolation: A collaborative study of italian populations 

      Capocasa M; Anagnostou P; Bachis V; Battaggia C; Bertoncini S; Biondi G; Boattini A; Boschi I; Brisighelli F; Calò C; Carta M; Coia V; Corrias L; Crivellaro F; De Fanti S; Dominici V; Ferri G; Francalacci P; Franceschi Z; Luiselli D; Morelli L; Paoli G; Rickards O; Robledo R; Sanna D; Sanna E; Sarno S; Sineo L; Taglioli L; Tagarelli G; Tofanelli S; Vona G; Pettener D; Bisol G (2014)
      The animal and plant biodiversity of the Italian territory is known to be one of the richest in the Mediterranean basin and Europe as a whole, but does the genetic diversity of extant human populations show a comparable ...
    • The peopling of Europe and the cautionary tale of Y chromosome lineage R-M269 

      Busby G; Brisighelli F; Sánchez-Diz P; Ramos-Luis E; Martinez-Cadenas C; Thomas M; Bradley D; Gusmão L; Winney B; Bodmer W; Vennemann M; Coia V; Scarnicci F; Tofanelli S; Vona G; Ploski R; Vecchiotti C; Zemunik T; Rudan I; Karachanak S; Toncheva D; Anagnostou P; Ferri G; Rapone C; Hervig T; Moen T; Wilson J; Capelli C (2012)
      Recently, the debate on the origins of the major European Y chromosome haplogroup R1b1b2-M269 has reignited, and opinion has moved away from Palaeolithic origins to the notion of a younger Neolithic spread of these chromosomes ...