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    • A genetic basis of variation in eccrine sweat gland and hair follicle density 

      Kamberov, Yana George; Karlsson, Elinor; Kamberova, Gerda L.; Lieberman, Daniel E.; Sabeti, Pardis Christine; Morgan, Bruce Allan; Tabin, Clifford James (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2015)
      Among the unique features of humans, one of the most salient is the ability to effectively cool the body during extreme prolonged activity through the evapotranspiration of water on the skin's surface. The evolution of ...
    • Modeling Recent Human Evolution in Mice by Expression of a Selected EDAR Variant 

      Kamberov, Yana George; Wang, Sijia; Tan, Jingze; Gerbault, Pascale; Wark, Abigail; Tan, Longzhi; Yang, Yajun; Li, Shilin; Tang, Kun; Chen, Hua; Powell, Adam; Itan, Yuval; Fuller, Dorian; Lohmueller, Jason; Mao, Junhao; Schachar, Asa; Paymer, Madeline; Hostetter, Elizabeth; Byrne, Elizabeth; Burnett, Melissa; McMahon, Andrew P.; Thomas, Mark G.; Lieberman, Daniel E.; Jin, Li; Tabin, Clifford James; Morgan, Bruce Allan; Sabeti, Pardis Christine (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      An adaptive variant of the human Ectodysplasin receptor, EDARV370A, is one of the strongest candidates of recent positive selection from genome-wide scans. We have modeled EDAR370A in mice and characterized its phenotype ...