Pigmentation

Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations

Crawford, NG, Kelly, DE, Hansen, MEB, Beltrame, MH, Fan, S, Bowman, SL, Jewett, E, Ranciaro, A, Thompson, S, Lo, Y, Pfeifer, SP, Jensen, JD, Campbell, MC, Beggs, W, Hormozdiari, F, Mpoloka, SWata, Mokone, GGeorge, Nyambo, T, Meskel, DWolde, Belay, G, Haut, J, Rothschild, H, Zon, L, Zhou, Y, Kovacs, MA, Xu, M, Zhang, T, Bishop, K, Sinclair, J, Rivas, C, et al. Loci associated with skin pigmentation identified in African populations. Science. 2017.

Eight thousand years of natural selection in Europe

Mathieson, I, Lazaridis, I, Rohland, N, Mallick, S, Patterson, N, Alpaslan, S, Roodenberg, E, Harney, K, Stewardson, K, Fernandes, D, Novak, M, Sirak, K, Gamba, C, Jones, E, Llamas, B, Dryomov, S, Pickrell, J, Arsuaga, J, de Castro, J, Carbonell, E, Gerritsen, F, Khokhlov, A, Kuznetsov, P, Lozano, M, Meller, H, Mochalov, O, Moiseyev, V, Guerra, M, Roodenberg, J, Verges, J, et al. Eight thousand years of natural selection in Europe. 2015.

Genome flux and stasis in a five millennium transect of European prehistory.

Gamba, C, Jones, ER, Teasdale, MD, McLaughlin, RL, Gonzalez-Fortes, G, Mattiangeli, V, Domboróczki, L, Kővári, I, Pap, I, Anders, A, Whittle, A, Dani, J, Raczky, P, Higham, TFG, Hofreiter, M, Bradley, DG, Pinhasi, R. Genome flux and stasis in a five millennium transect of European prehistory. Nat Commun. 2014;5:5257.

Direct evidence for positive selection of skin, hair, and eye pigmentation in Europeans during the last 5,000 y.

Wilde, S, Timpson, A, Kirsanow, K, Kaiser, E, Kayser, M, Unterländer, M, Hollfelder, N, Potekhina, ID, Schier, W, Thomas, MG, Burger, J. Direct evidence for positive selection of skin, hair, and eye pigmentation in Europeans during the last 5,000 y. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014;111(13):4832-7.

Simultaneous purifying selection on the ancestral MC1R allele and positive selection on the melanoma-risk allele V60L in south Europeans.

Martínez-Cadenas, C, López, S, Ribas, G, Flores, C, García, O, Sevilla, A, Smith-Zubiaga, I, Ibarrola-Villaba, M, Pino-Yanes, Mdel Mar, Gardeazabal, J, Boyano, D, de Galdeano, AGarcía, Izagirre, N, de la Rúa, C, Alonso, S. Simultaneous purifying selection on the ancestral MC1R allele and positive selection on the melanoma-risk allele V60L in south Europeans. Mol Biol Evol. 2013;30(12):2654-65.

The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent.

Mallick, CBasu, Iliescu, FMircea, Möls, M, Hill, S, Tamang, R, Chaubey, G, Goto, R, Ho, SYW, Romero, IGallego, Crivellaro, F, Hudjashov, G, Rai, N, Metspalu, M, Mascie-Taylor, CGNicholas, Pitchappan, R, Singh, L, Mirazon-Lahr, M, Thangaraj, K, Villems, R, Kivisild, T. The light skin allele of SLC24A5 in South Asians and Europeans shares identity by descent. PLoS Genet. 2013;9(11):e1003912.
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