Biology

Lactase Persistence

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2. Enattah NS, Sahi T, Savilahti E, et al. Identification of a variant associated with adult-type hypolactasia. Nature Genetics. 2002;30(2):233-237.  

3. Olds LC, Sibley E. Lactase persistence DNA variant enhances lactase promoter activity in vitro: functional role as a cis regulatory element. Human Molecular Genetics. 2003;12(18):2333-2340.  

4. Tishkoff SA, Reed FA, Ranciaro A, et al. Convergent adaptation of human lactase persistence in Africa and Europe. Nature Genetics. 2007;39(1):31-40.  

5. Wooding SP. Following the herd. Nature Genetics. 2007;39(1):7-8.  

6. Burger J, Kirchner M, Bramanti B, Haak W, Thomas MG. Absence of the lactase-persistence-associated allele in early Neolithic Europeans. Proceedings of the NationalAcademy of Sciences. 2007;104(10):3736-3741.  

7. Enattah NS, Jensen TG, Nielsen M, et al. Independent Introduction of Two Lactase-Persistence Alleles into Human Populations Reflects Different History of Adaptation to Milk Culture. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2008;82(1):57-72. 

8. Ingram C, Mulcare C, Itan Y, Thomas M, Swallow D. Lactose digestion and the evolutionary genetics of lactase persistence. Human Genetics. 2009;124(6):579-591.  

 

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