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Uniparental Markers of Contemporary Italian Population Reveals Details on Its Pre-Roman Heritage

  • Francesca Brisighelli equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Francesca Brisighelli, Antonio Salas

    Affiliations: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Legal Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Vanesa Álvarez-Iglesias,

    Affiliation: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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  • Manuel Fondevila,

    Affiliation: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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  • Alejandro Blanco-Verea,

    Affiliation: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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  • Ángel Carracedo,

    Affiliations: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain, Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (FPGMX-SERGAS), CIBER enfermedades raras, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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  • Vincenzo L. Pascali,

    Affiliation: Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Legal Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

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  • Cristian Capelli,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Antonio Salas equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Francesca Brisighelli, Antonio Salas

    antonio.salas@usc.es

    Affiliation: Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

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  • Published: December 10, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050794

About the Authors

Francesca Brisighelli, Vanesa Álvarez-Iglesias, Manuel Fondevila, Alejandro Blanco-Verea, Ángel Carracedo, Antonio Salas
Unidade de Xenética, Facultade de Medicina, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Francesca Brisighelli, Vincenzo L. Pascali
Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Institute of Legal Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Francesca Brisighelli, Cristian Capelli
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Ángel Carracedo
Fundación Pública Galega de Medicina Xenómica (FPGMX-SERGAS), CIBER enfermedades raras, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: antonio.salas@usc.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FB CC AS. Performed the experiments: FB VAI MF ABV. Analyzed the data: FB AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AC VLP AS. Wrote the paper: FB AS. Critically revised the paper and made suggestions on a first draft: CC. Approved the final version of the manuscript: FB VAI MF ABV AC VLP AS.