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Publications

In press

White, L., & Castellano, S. (in press). The role of selenium in human evolution. In D. Hatfield, & V. Gladyshev (Eds.), Selenium: Its molecular biology and role in human health (4th ed.). New York [u.a.]: Springer.

2016

Mendez, F. L., Poznik, G. D., Castellano, S., & Bustamante, C. D. (2016). The divergence of Neandertal and modern human Y chromosomes. The American Journal of Human Genetics, 98(4), 728-734.
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Kuhlwilm, M., Gronau, I., Hubisz, M. J., de Filippo, C., Prado-Martinez, J., Kircher, M., Fu, Q., Burbano, H. A., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Rudan, P., Brajkovic, D., Kucan, Ž., Gušic, I., Marques-Bonet, T., Andrés, A. M., Viola, B., Pääbo, S., Meyer, M., Siepel, A., & Castellano, S. (2016). Ancient gene flow from early modern humans into Eastern Neanderthals. Nature, 530(7591), 429-433.
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2015

White, L., Romagné, F., Müller, E., Erlebach, E., Weihmann, A., Parra, G., Andrés, A. M., & Castellano, S. (2015). Genetic adaptation to levels of dietary selenium in recent human history. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 32(6), 1507-1518.
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2014

Romagné, F., Santesmasses, D., White, L., Sarangi, G. K., Mariotti, M., Hübler, R., Weihmann, A., Parra, G., Gladyshev, V. N., Guigó, R., & Castellano, S. (2014). SelenoDB 2.0: Annotation of selenoprotein genes in animals and their genetic diversity in humans. Nucleic Acids Research, 42(D1), D437-D443.
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Lazaridis, I., Patterson, N., Mittnik, A., Renaud, G., Mallick, S., Kirsanow, K., Sudmant, P. H., Schraiber, J. G., Castellano, S., Lipson, M., Berger, B., Economou, C., Bollongino, R., Fu, Q., Bos, K. I., Nordenfelt, S., Li, H., de Filippo, C., Prüfer, K., Sawyer, S., Posth, C., Haak, W., Hallgren, F., Fornander, E., Rohland, N., Delsate, D., Francken, M., Guinet, J.-M., Wahl, J., Ayodo, G., Babiker, H. A., Bailliet, G., Balanovska, E., Balanovsky, O., Barrantes, R., Bedoya, G., Ben-Ami, H., Bene, J., Berrada, F., Bravi, C. M., Brisighelli, F., Busby, G. B. J., Cali, F., Churnosov, M., Cole, D. E. C., Corach, D., Damba, L., van Driem, G., Dryomov, S., Dugoujon, J.-M., Fedorova, S. A., Romero, I. G., Gubina, M., Hammer, M., Henn, B. M., Hervig, T., Hodoglugil, U., Jha, A. R., Karachanak-Yankova, S., Khusainova, R., Khusnutdinova, E., Kittles, R., Kivisild, T., Klitz, W., Kučinskas, V., Kushniarevich, A., Laredj, L., Litvinov, S., Loukidis, T., Mahley, R. W., Melegh, B., Metspalu, E., Molina, J., Mountain, J., Näkkäläjärvi, K., Nesheva, D., Nyambo, T., Osipova, L., Parik, J., Platonov, F., Posukh, O., Romano, V., Rothhammer, F., Rudan, I., Ruizbakiev, R., Sahakyan, H., Sajantila, A., Salas, A., Starikovskaya, E. B., Tarekegn, A., Toncheva, D., Turdikulova, S., Uktveryte, I., Utevska, O., Vasquez, R., Villena, M., Voevoda, M., Winkler, C. A., Yepiskoposyan, L., Zalloua, P., Zemunik, T., Cooper, A., Capelli, C., Thomas, M. G., Ruiz-Linares, A., Tishkoff, S. A., Singh, L., Thangaraj, K., Villems, R., Comas, D., Sukernik, R., Metspalu, M., Meyer, M., Eichler, E. E., Burger, J., Slatkin, M., Pääbo, S., Kelso, J., Reich, D., & Krause, J. (2014). Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans. Nature, 513(7518), 409-413.
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Castellano, S., Parra, G., Sánchez-Quinto, F. A., Racimo, F., Kuhlwilm, M., Kircher, M., Sawyer, S., Fu, Q., Heinze, A., Nickel, B., Dabney, J., Siebauer, M. F., White, L., Burbano, H. A., Renaud, G., Stenzel, U., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Rudan, P., Brajković, D., Kucan, Ž., Gušic, I., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Viola, B., Meyer, M., Kelso, J., Andrés, A. M., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Patterns of coding variation in the complete exomes of three Neandertals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(18), 6666-6671.
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2013

Fu, Q., Mittnik, A., Johnson, P. L., Bos, K., Lari, M., Bollongino, R., Sun, C., Giemsch, L., Schmitz, R., Burger, J., Ronchitelli, A. M., Martini, F., Cremonesi, R. G., Svoboda, J., Bauer, P., Caramelli, D., Castellano, S., Reich, D., Pääbo, S., & Krause, J. (2013). A revised timescale for human evolution based on ancient mitochondrial genomes. Current Biology, 23(7), 553-559.
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2012

White, L., & Castellano, S. (2012). Evolutionary basis for the use of selenocysteine. In D. L. Hatfield, M. J. Berry, & V. N. Gladyshev (Eds.), Selenium: Its Molecular Biology and Role in Human Health (3, pp. 85-93). New York [u.a.]: Springer.
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2009

Castellano, S. (2009). On the unique function of selenocysteine - insights from the evolution of selenoproteins. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1790, 1463-1470.
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S Castellano*, AM Andrés*, E Bosch, M Bayes, R Guigó and AG Clark (2009). Low exchangeability of selenocysteine, the 21st amino acid, in vertebrate proteins. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26, 2031-2040 
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2008

Castellano, S., Gladyshev, V. N., Guigó, R., & Berry, M. J. (2008). SelenoDB 1.0: A database of selenoprotein genes, proteins and SECIS elements. Nucleic Acids Research, 36(Suppl. 1), D332-D338.
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2006

Castellano, S. (2006). Little biological and statistical support for hundreds of selenoproteins in mouse pseudo-messenger RNAs [A critical assessment of PLoS Genetics, 2, e3 (2006)]. PLoS Genetics.
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2005

Castellano, S., Lobanov, A. V., Chapple, C., Novoselov, S. V., Albrecht, M., Hua, D., Lescure, A., Lengauer, T., Krol, A., Gladyshev, V. N., & Guigó, R. (2005). Diversity and functional plasticity of eukaryotic selenoproteins: Identification and characterization of the SelJ family. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(45), 16188-16193.
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Taskov, K., Chapple, C., Kryukov, G. V., Castellano, S., Lobanov, A. V., Korotkov, K. V., Guigó, R., & Gladyshev, V. N. (2005). Nematode selenoproteome: The use of the selenocysteine insertion system to decode one codon in an animal genome? Nucleic Acids Research, 33(7), 2227-2238.
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2004

International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium, & Castellano, S. (2004). Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution. Nature, 432, 695-716.
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Jaillon, O., Aury, J.-M., Brunet, F., Petit, J.-L., Stange-Thomann, N., Mauceli, E., Bouneau, L., Fischer, C., Ozouf-Costaz, C., Bernot, A., Nicaud, S., Jaffe, D., Fisher, S., Lutfalla, G., Dossat, C., Segurens, B., Dasilva, C., Salanoubat, M., Levy, M., Boudet, N., Castellano, S., Anthouard, V., Jubin, C., Castelli, V., Katinka, M., Vacherie, B., Biémont, C., Skalli, Z., Cattolico, L., Poulain, J., de Berardinis, V., Cruaud, C., Duprat, S., Brottier, P., Coutanceau, J.-P., Gouzy, J., Parra, G., Lardier, G., Chapple, C., McKernan, K. J., McEwan, P., Bosak, S., Kellis, M., Volff, J.-N., Guigó, R., Zody, M. C., Mesirov, J., Lindblad-Toh, K., Birren, B., Nusbaum, C., Kahn, D., Robinson-Rechavi, M., Laudet, V., Schachter, V., Quétier, F., Saurin, W., Scarpelli, C., Wincker, P., Lander, E. S., & Crollius, J. W. H. R. (2004). Genome duplication in the teleost fish Tetraodon nigroviridis reveals the early vertebrate proto-karyotype. Nature, 431, 946-957.
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Castellano Hereza, S. (2004). Towards the characterization of the eukaryotic selenoproteome: A computational approach. PhD Thesis, Univ. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona.
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Castellano, S., Novoselov, S. V., Kryukov, G. V., Lescure, A., Blanco, E., Krol, A., Gladyshev, V. N., & Guigó, R. (2004). Reconsidering the evolution of eukaryotic selenoproteins: A novel nonmammalian family with scattered phylogenetic distribution. EMBO Reports, 5(1), 71-77.
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2003

Kryukov, G. V., Castellano, S., Novoselov, S. V., Lobanov, A. V., Zehtab, O., Guigó, R., & Gladyshev, V. N. (2003). Characterization of mammalian selenoproteomes. Science, 300(5624), 1439-1443.
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2001

Castellano, S., Morozova, N., Morey, M., Berry, M. J., Serras, F., Corominas, M., & Guigó, R. (2001). In silico identification of novel selenoproteins in the Drosophila melanogaster genome. EMBO Reports, 2(8), 697-702.
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