• An expanded mammal mitogenome dataset from Southeast Asia 

      Salleh, Faezah Mohd; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Peñaloza, Fernando; Liu, Shanlin; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Patel, Riddhi P.; Martins, Renata; Lenz, Dorina; Fickel, Jörns; Roos, Christian; Shamsir, Mohd Shahir; Azman, Mohammad Shahfiz; Lim, Burton K.; Rossiter, Stephen J.; Wilting, Andreas; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Southeast (SE) Asia is 1 of the most biodiverse regions in the world, and it holds approximately 20% of all mammal species. Despite this, the majority of SE Asia's genetic diversity is still poorly characterized. The growing ...
    • Early Pleistocene enamel proteome from Dmanisi resolves Stephanorhinus phylogeny 

      Cappellini, Enrico; Welker, Frido; Pandolfi, Luca; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Samodova, Diana; Rüther, Patrick L.; Fotakis, Anna K.; Lyon, David; Moreno-Mayar, J. Víctor; Bukhsianidze, Maia; Jersie-Christensen, Rosa Rakownikow; Mackie, Meaghan; Ginolhac, Aurélien; Ferring, Reid; Tappen, Martha; Palkopoulou, Eleftheria; Dickinson, Marc R.; Stafford, Jr., Thomas W.; Chan, Yvonne L.; Götherström, Anders; Nathan, Senthilvel K.S.S.; Heintzman, Peter D.; Kapp, Joshua D.; Kirillova, Irina V.; Moodley, Yoshan; Agusti, Jordi; Kahlke, Ralf-Dietrich; Kiladze, Gocha; Martínez-Navarro, Bienvenido; Liu, Shanlin; Sandoval Velasco, Marcela; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Kelstrup, Christian D.; Allentoft, Morten E.; Orlando, Ludovic; Penkman, Kirsty; Shapiro, Beth; Rook, Lorenzo; Dalén, Love; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Olsen, Jesper V.; Lordkipanidze, David; Willerslev, Eske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The sequencing of ancient DNA has enabled the reconstruction of speciation, migration and admixture events for extinct taxa1. However, the irreversible post-mortem degradation2 of ancient DNA has so far limited its ...
    • Extended survival of Pleistocene Siberian wolves into the early 20th century on the island of Honshū 

      Niemann, Jonas; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Wales, Nathan; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The Japanese or Honshū wolf was one the most distinct gray wolf subspecies due to its small stature and endemicity to the islands of Honshū, Shikoku, and Kyūshū. Long revered as a guardian of farmers and travellers, it was ...
    • Genomes of Pleistocene Siberian Wolves Uncover Multiple Extinct Wolf Lineages 

      Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Sinding, Mikkel Holger Strander; Carøe, Christian; Mak, Sarah Siu Tze; Niemann, Jonas; Samaniego Castruita, José A.; Fedorov, Sergey; Kandyba, Alexander; Germonpré, Mietje; Bocherens, Hervé; Feuerborn, Tatiana R.; Pitulko, Vladimir V.; Pavlova, Elena Y.; Nikolskiy, Pavel A.; Kasparov, Aleksei K.; Ivanova, Varvara V.; Larson, Greger; Frantz, Laurent A.F.; Willerslev, Eske; Meldgaard, Morten; Petersen, Bent; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Bachmann, Lutz; Wiig, Øystein; Hansen, Anders J.; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Extant Canis lupus genetic diversity can be grouped into three phylogenetically distinct clades: Eurasian and American wolves and domestic dogs.1 Genetic studies have suggested these groups trace their origins to a wolf ...
    • Genomic adaptations and evolutionary history of the extinct scimitar-toothed cat, Homotherium latidens 

      Barnett, Ross; Westbury, Michael V; Sandoval-Velasco, Marcela; Vieira, Filipe G.; Jeon, Sungwon; Zazula, Grant; Martin, Michael David; Ho, Simon Y.W.; Mather, Niklas; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; de Manuel, Marc; Zepeda-Mendoza, Marie Lisandra; Antunes, Agostinho; Carmona Baez, Aldo; De Cahsan, Binia; Larson, Greger; O'Brien, Stephen J.; Eizirik, Eduardo; Johnson, Warren E.; Koepfli, Klaus-Peter; Wilting, Andreas; Fickel, Jörns; Dalén, Love; Lorenzen, Eline D.; Marques-Bonet, Tomas; Hansen, Anders J.; Zhang, Guojie; Bhak, Jong; Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Homotherium was a genus of large-bodied scimitar-toothed cats, morphologically distinct from any extant felid species, that went extinct at the end of the Pleistocene [1, 2, 3, 4]. They possessed large, saber-form serrated ...
    • Historical population declines prompted significant genomic erosion in the northern and southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) 

      Sánchez-Barreiro, Fátima; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Westbury, Michael V.; de Manuel, Marc; Margaryan, Ashot; Ciucani, Marta M.; Vieira, Filipe G.; Patramanis, Yannis; Kalthoff, Daniela C.; Timmons, Zena; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Dalén, Love; Ryder, Oliver A.; Zhang, Guojie; Marquès-Bonet, Tomás; Moodley, Yoshan; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Large vertebrates are extremely sensitive to anthropogenic pressure, and their populations are declining fast. The white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is a paradigmatic case: this African megaherbivore has suffered a ...
    • Historical population declines prompted significant genomic erosion in the northern and southern white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) 

      Sánchez-Barreiro, Fátima; Gopalakrishnan, Shyam; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Westbury, Michael V.; de Manuel, Marc; Margaryan, Ashot; Ciucani, Marta M.; Vieira, Filipe G.; Patramanis, Yannis; Kalthoff, Daniela C.; Timmons, Zena; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Dalén, Love; Ryder, Oliver A.; Zhang, Guojie; Marquès-Bonet, Tomás; Moodley, Yoshan; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Large vertebrates are extremely sensitive to anthropogenic pressure, and their populations are declining fast. The white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is a paradigmatic case: this African megaherbivore has suffered a ...
    • Kouprey (Bos sauveli) genomes unveil polytomic origin of wild Asian Bos 

      Sinding, Mikkel-Holger S.; Ciucani, Marta M.; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Carmagnini, Alberto; Rasmussen, Jacob A.; Feng, Shaohong; Chen, Guangji; Vieira, Filipe G.; Mattiangeli, Valeria; Ganjoo, Rajinder K.; Larson, Greger; Sicheritz-Pontén, Thomas; Petersen, Bent; Frantz, Laurent A.F.; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Bradley, Daniel G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The evolution of the genera Bos and Bison, and the nature of gene flow between wild and domestic species, is poorly understood, with genomic data of wild species being limited. We generated two genomes from the likely ...
    • Near-Random Distribution of Chromosome-Derived Circular DNA in the Condensed Genome of Pigeons and the Larger, More Repeat-Rich Human Genome 

      Møller, Henrik Devitt; Ramos-Madrigal, Jazmín; Prada-Luengo, Iñigo; Gilbert, Marcus Thomas Pius; Regenberg, Birgitte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Extrachromosomal circular DNA (eccDNA) elements of chromosomal origin are known to be common in a number of eukaryotic species. However, it remains to be addressed whether genomic features such as genome size, the load of ...