• Ancient DNA suggests modern wolves trace their origin to a Late Pleistocene expansion from Beringia 

      Loog, Liisa; Thalmann, Olaf; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Schuenemann, Verena J.; Perri, Angela; Germonpré, Mietje; Bocherens, Herve; Witt, Kelsey E.; Samaniego Castruita, José Alfredo; Velasco, Marcela Sandoval; Lundstrøm, Inge K.C.; Wales, Nathan; Sonet, Gontran; Frantz, Laurent; Schroeder, Hannes; Budd, Jane; Jimenez, Elodie-Laure; Fedorov, Sergey; Gasparyan, Boris; Kandel, Andrew W.; Lázničková-Galetová, Martina; Napierala, Hannes; Uerpmann, Hans-Peter; Nikolskiy, Pavel A.; Pavlova, Elena Y.; Pitulko, Vladimir V.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Malhi, Ripan S.; Willerslev, Eske; Hansen, Anders J.; Dobney, Keith; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Krause, Johannes; Larson, Greger; Eriksson, Anders; Manica, Andrea (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Grey wolves (Canis lupus) are one of the few large terrestrial carnivores that have maintained a wide geographical distribution across the Northern Hemisphere throughout the Pleistocene and Holocene. Recent genetic studies ...
    • Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts 

      Vimaleswaran, KS; Berry, DJ; Lu, C; Tikkanen, E; Pilz, Stefan; Hiraki, LT; Cooper, JD; Dastani, Z; Li, R; Houston, Denise; Wood, Andrew R.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Zgaga, Lina; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; McCarthy, Mark I.; Dupuis, Josée; Kaakinen, Marika; Kleber, Marcus E.; Jameson, Karen; Arden, Nigel; Raitakari, Olli; Vikari, Jorma; Lohman, Kurt K.; Ferrucci, Luigi; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Byberg, Liisa; Lind, Lars; Lorentzon, Mattias; Salomaa, Veikko; Campbell, Harry; Dunlop, Malcolm; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Pouta, Anneli; Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Streeten, Elizabeth A.; Theodoratou, Evropi; Jula, Antti; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Ohlsson, Claes; Frayling, Timothy M.; Kritchevsky, Stephen B.; Spector, Timothy D.; Richards, J. Brent; Lehtimäki, Terho; Ouwehand, Willem H.; Kraft, Peter; Cooper, Cyrus; Loos, RJF (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background Obesity is associated with vitamin D deficiency, and both are areas of active public health concern. We explored the causality and direction of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 25-hydroxyvitamin ...
    • The effect of increased protein intake on genome-wide gene expression in peripheral mononuclear cells of home-dwelling old subjects 

      Ulven, Stine Marie; Holven, Kirsten Bjørklund; Rundblad, Amanda; Flatberg, Arnar; Myhrstad, Mari; Karlsen, Karina; Mutt, Shivaprakash; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Ottestad, Inger; Gjevestad, Gyrd Omholt (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Adequate protein intake among older adults is associated with better health outcomes such as immune function and metabolic regulation of skeletal muscle, but conflicting results make it difficult to define the ...
    • Vitamin D and cognitive function: A Mendelian randomisation study 

      Maddock, Jane; Zhou, Ang; Cavadino, Alana; Kuźma, Elżbieta; Bao, Yanchun; Smart, Melissa C.; Saum, Kai-Uwe; Schöttker, Ben; Engmann, Jorgen; Kjærgaard, Marie; Karhunen, Ville; Zhan, Yiqiang; Lehtimäki, Terho; Rovio, Suvi P.; Byberg, Liisa; Lahti, Jari; Marques-Vidal, Pedro; Sen, Abhijit; Perna, Laura; Schirmer, Henrik; Singh-Manoux, Archana; Auvinen, Juha; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Kähönen, Mika; Kilander, Lena; Räikkönen, Katri; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Guessous, Idris; Petrovic, Katja E.; Schmidt, Helena; Schmidt, Reinhold; Vollenweider, Peter; Lind, Lars; Eriksson, Johan G.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Raitakari, Olli T; Hägg, Sara; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Veijola, Juha; Kivimäki, Mika; Jorde, Rolf; Brenner, Hermann; Kumari, Meena; Power, Chris; Llewellyn, David J.; Hyppönen, Elina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The causal nature of the association between hypovitaminosis D and poor cognitive function in mid- to later-life is uncertain. Using a Mendelian randomisation(MR) approach, we examined the causal relationship between 25(OH)D ...