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  2. Erlandsson R, Wilson JF & Pääbo S (2000) Sex Chromosomal Transposable Element Accumulation and Male-Driven Substitutional Evolution in Humans, Mol. Biol. Evol. 17: 804-812. Pubmed. Pdf.
  3. Thomas MG, Parfitt T, Weiss DA, Skorecki K, Wilson JF, le Roux M, Bradman N & Goldstein DB (2000) Y chromosomes traveling south: the cohen modal haplotype and the origins of the Lemba--the "Black Jews of Southern Africa". Am. J. Hum. Genet. 66: 674-686. Pubmed. Pdf.
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  7. Wilson JF, Weale ME, Smith AC, Gratrix F, Fletcher B, Thomas MG, Bradman N & Goldstein DB (2001) Population genetic structure of variable drug response, Nature Genet. 29: 265-269. Pubmed. Pdf.
  8. Thomas MG, Weale ME, Jones AL, Richards M, Smith A, Redhead N, Torroni A, Scozzari R, Gratrix F, Tarekegn A, Wilson JF, Capelli C, Bradman N, Goldstein DB (2002) Founding mothers of Jewish communities: geographically separated Jewish groups were independently founded by very few female ancestors, Am. J. Hum. Genet. 70: 1411-20. Pubmed.
  9. Capelli C, Redhead N, Gratrix F, Abernethy J, Wilson JF, Moen T, Hervig T, Richards M, Stumpf MPH, Underhill PA, Shaha A, Thomas MG, Bradman N & Goldstein DB (2003) A Y chromosome census of the British Isles, Curr. Biol. 13: 979-984. Pubmed.
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  11. Richards M, Rengo C, Cruciani F, Gratrix F, Wilson JF, Scozzari R, Macaulay V & Torroni A (2003) Extensive female-mediated gene flow from sub-Saharan Africa into Near Eastern Arab populations, Am. J. Hum. Genet. 72: 1058-1064. Pubmed
  12. Soranzo N, Bufe B, Sabeti PC, Wilson JF, Weale ME, Marguerie R, Meyerhof W & Goldstein DB (2005) Positive selection on a high-sensitivity allele of the human bitter-taste receptor TAS2R16, Curr Biol. 15:1257-1265. Pubmed
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  14. Vitart V et al (including Wilson JF) (2008) SLC2A9 is a newly identified urate transporter influencing serum urate concentration, urate excretion and gout, Nat Genet. 40: 437-442. Pubmed
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  20. Kolz M et al (including Wilson JF) (2009) Meta-Analysis of 28,141 Individuals Identifies Common Variants within Five New Loci that Influence Uric Acid Concentrations, PLOS Genet 5: e1000504. Pubmed
  21. Elstner M et al (including Wilson JF) (2009) Single-cell expression profiling of dopaminergic neurons combined with association analysis identifies pyridoxal kinase as Parkinson's disease gene, Ann Neurol, 66: 792-8. Pubmed
  22. Mascalzoni D, Janssens C, Stewart A, Pramstaller P, Gyllensten U, Rudan I, van Duijn C, Wilson JF, Campbell H, McQuillan R (2010) Comparison of patient information and informed consent forms of five European family-based studies in genetic isolated populations, Eur J Hum Genet, 18, 296-302. Pubmed
  23. Hicks AA et al (including Wilson JF) (2009) Genetic determinants of circulating sphingolipid concentrations in European populations, PLOS Genet, 5: e1000672. Pubmed
  24. Dupuis J et al (including Wilson JF) (2010), New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk, Nat Genet, 42, 105 – 116. Pubmed
  25. McKeigue PM, Campbell H, Wild S, Vitart V, Hayward C, Rudan I, Wright AF, Wilson JF, (2010), Bayesian methods for instrumental variable analysis with genetic instruments ('Mendelian randomization'): Example with urate transporter SLC2A9 as instrumental variable for effect of urate levels on metabolic syndrome, Int J Epidemiol, 39: 907-18. Pubmed
  26. Johansson A et al (including Wilson JF) (2010), Linkage and genome-wide association analysis of obesity related phenotypes; association of weight with the MGAT1 gene, Obesity, 18:803-8. Pubmed
  27. Saxena R et al (including Wilson JF) (2010), Genetic variation in gastric inhibitory polypeptide receptor (GIPR) impacts the glucose and insulin responses to an oral glucose challenge, Nat Genet, 42: 142-148. Pubmed
  28. Smith NL et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Novel associations of multiple genetic loci with plasma levels of factor VII, factor VIII, and von Willebrand factor: The CHARGE Consortium, Circulation, 121:1382-92. Pubmed
  29. Repapi E et al (including Wilson JF) (2010), Genome-wide association study identifies five new loci associated with lung function, Nat Genet, 42: 36-44. Pubmed
  30. Polasek O, Hayward C, Bellenguez C, Vitart V, Kolcić I, McQuillan R, Saftić V, Gyllensten U, Wilson JF, Rudan I, Wright AF, Campbell H, Leutenegger AL, (2010) Comparative assessment of methods for estimating individual genome-wide homozygosity-by-descent from human genomic data, BMC Genomics, 11: 139. Pubmed
  31. Köttgen A et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) New loc i associated with kidney function and chronic kidney disease, Nat Genet, 42: 376-384. Pubmed
  32. Igl W, Johansson A, Wilson JF, Wild SH, Polasek O, Hayward C, Vitart V, Hastie N, Rudan P, Gnewuch C, Schmitz G, Meitinger T, Pramstaller PP, Hicks AA, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM, Rudan I, Wright A, Campbell H, Gyllensten U; EUROSPAN Consortium, (2010) Modelling of environmental effects in genome-wide association studies identifies SLC2A2 and HP as novel loci influencing serum cholesterol levels, PLOS Genet, 6: e1000798. Pubmed
  33. Freathy RM et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Variants in ADCY5 and near CCNL1 are associated with fetal growth and birth weight, Nat Genet, 42: 430-435. Pubmed
  34. Liu JZ, et al (including Wilson JF), (2010) Meta-analysis and imputation refines the association of 15q25 with smoking quantity, Nat Genet, 42: 436-440. Pubmed
  35. Pattaro C et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) A meta-analysis of genome-wide data from five European isolates reveals an association of GABRR2 and SYT1 with serum creatinine level, BMC Med Genet, 11: 41. Pubmed
  36. Voight BF et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Twelve type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci identified through large-scale association analysis, Nat Genet. 42: 579-89. Pubmed
  37. O'Dushlaine C, McQuillan R, Weale ME, Crouch DJ, Johansson A, Aulchenko Y, Franklin CS, Polašek O, Fuchsberger C, Corvin A, Hicks AA, Vitart V, Hayward C, Wild SH, Meitinger T, van Duijn CM, Gyllensten U, Wright AF, Campbell H, Pramstaller PP, Rudan I, Wilson JF (2010) Genes predict village of origin in rural Europe, Eur J Hum Genet. 2010 Jun 23. Eur J Hum Genet. 18: 1269-70
  38. O'Dushlaine CT, Morris D, Moskvina V, Kirov G, Consortium IS, Gill M, Corvin A, Wilson JF, Cavalleri GL (2010) Population structure and genome-wide patterns of variation in Ireland and Britain, Eur J Hum Genet. 2010 Jun 23. Eur J Hum Genet. 18: 1248-54.Pubmed
  39. Teslovich TM, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Biological, clinical and population
    relevance of 95 loci for blood lipids, Nature 466: 707-13. Pubmed
  40. Eijgelsheim M, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Genome-wide association analysis identifies multiple loci related to resting heart rate, Hum Mol Genet, 19: 3885-94. Pubmed
  41. Franklin CS, Aulchenko YS, Huffman JE, Vitart V, Hayward C, Polašek O, Knott S, Zgaga L, Zemunik T, Rudan I, Campbell H, Wright AF, Wild SH, Wilson JF (2010) The TCF7L2 diabetes risk variant is associated with HbA1C levels: a genome-wide association meta-analysis, Ann Hum Genet, 74: 471-8. Pubmed
  42. Lango Allen H, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Hundreds of variants clustered in genomic loci and biological pathways affect human height, Nature, 467: 832-8. Pubmed
  43. Tong P, Prendergast JG, Lohan AJ, Farrington SM, Cronin S, Friel N, Bradley DG, Hardiman O, Evans A, Wilson JF, Loftus B (2010) Sequencing and analysis of an Irish human genome, Genome Biol, 11: R91. Pubmed
  44. Soranzo N, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Common variants at ten genomic loci influence hemoglobin A1C levels via glycemic and non-glycemic pathways, Diabetes 59: 3229-39. Pubmed
  45. Heid IM, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Meta-analysis identifies 13 new loci associated with waist-hip ratio and reveals sexual dimorphism in the genetic basis of fat distribution, Nat Genet, 42: 949-960. Pubmed
  46. Speliotes EK, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index, Nat Genet, 42: 937-948. Pubmed
  47. Vitart V, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) New loci associated with central cornea thickness include COL5A1, AKAP13 and AVGR8, Hum Mol Genet, 19: 4304-11. Pubmed
  48. Sotoodehnia N, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Genetic variants in  loci are associated with QRS duration and cardiac ventricular conduction, Nat Genet, 42, 1068-76. Pubmed
  49. Elks CE, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Forty novel loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies, Nat Genet , 42,  1077-85. Pubmed
  50. Lauc G, et al (including Wilson JF) (2010) Genomics meets glycomics - The first GWAS study of human N-glycome identified HNF1A as a master regulator of plasma protein fucosylation, PLOS Genet, 6, e1001256. Pubmed
  51. Kirin M, McQuillan R, Franklin CS, Campbell H, McKeigue PM, Wilson JF (2010) Genomic Runs of Homozygosity Record Population History and Consanguinity, PLOS One, 5: e13996. Pubmed
  52. Dehghan A, et al (including Wilson JF) (2011) Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in over 80,000 subjects identifies 11 novel loci for C-reactive protein levels, Circulation, in press.



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