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L White, F Romagné, E Erlebach, A Weihmann, G Parra, AM Andrés and S Castellano 
Genetic adaptation to levels of dietary selenium in recent human history 
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I Lazaridis, N Patterson, A Mittnik, G Renaud, S Mallick, K Kirsanow, PH Sudmant, JG Schraiber, S Castellano, McLipson, B Berger, C Economou, R Bollongino, Q Fu, KI Bos, S Nordenfelt, H Li, C de Filippo, K Prüfer, S Sawyer, C Posth, W Haak, F Hallgren, E Fornander, N Rohland, D Delsate, M Francken, JM Guinet, J Wahl, G Ayodo, HA Babiker, G Bailliet, E Balanovska, O Balanovsky, R Barrantes, G Bedoya, H Ben-Ami, J Bene, F Berrada, CM Bravi, F Brisighelli, G Busby, F Cali, M Churnosov, DEC Cole, D Corach, L Damba, Gvan Driem, S Dryomov, JM Dugoujon, SA. Fedorova, IG Romero, M Gubina, M Hammer, B Henn, T Hervig, U Hodoglugil, AR. Jha, S Karachanak-Yankova, R Khusainova, E Khusnutdinova, R Kittles, T Kivisild, W Klitz, V Kučinskas, A Kushniarevich, L Laredj, S Litvinov, T Loukidis, RW. Mahley, B Melegh, E Metspalu, J Molina, J Mountain, K Näkkäläjärvi, D Nesheva, T Nyambo, L Osipova, J Parik, F Platonov, O Posukh, V Romano, F Rothhammer, I Rudan, R Ruizbakiev, H Sahakyan,  A Sajantila, A Salas, ElB Starikovskaya, A Tarekegn, D Toncheva, S Turdikulova, I Uktveryte, O Utevska, R Vasquez, M Villena, M Voevoda , C Winkler, L Yepiskoposyan, P Zalloua, T Zemunik, A Cooper, C Capelli, MG Thomas, A Ruiz-Linares, SA Tishkoff, L Singh, K Thangaraj, R Villems, D Comas, R Sukernik, M Metspalu, M Meyer, EE Eichler, J Burger, M Slatkin, S Pääbo, J Kelso, D Reich and J Krause  
Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans 
Nature, 513, 409-413 (2014)

S Castellano, G Parra*, FA Sánchez-Quinto*, F Racimo*, M Kuhlwilm*, M Kircher, S Sawyer, Q Fu, A Heinze, B Nickel, J Dabney, M Siebauer, L White, HA Burbano, G Renaud, U Stenzel, C Lalueza-Fox, M de la Rasilla, A Rosas, P Rudan, D Brajković, Ž Kucan, I Gušic, MV Shunkov, AP Derevianko, B Viola, M Meyer, J Kelso, AM Andrés and S Pääbo
Patterns of coding variation in the complete exomes of three Neandertals
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA111, 6666-6671 (2014)

F Romagné*, D Santesmasses*, L White*, GK Sarangi, M Mariotti, R Hübler, A Weihmann, G. Parra, VN Gladyshev, R Guigó and S Castellano
SelenoDB 2.0: annotation of selenoprotein genes in animals and their genetic diversity in humans
Nucleic Acids Research, 42, D437-443 (2014)   [Database

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

L White and S Castellano
Evolutionary basis for the use of selenocysteine
In Selenium: Its molecular biology and role in human health. (Eds.) DL Hatfield, MJ Berry, VN Gladyshev, Springer (2012) 

S Castellano
On the unique function of selenocysteine - insights from the evolution of selenoproteins
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1790, 1463-1470 (2009)   [Review in Selenoprotein expression and function special issue]

S Castellano*, AM Andrés*, E Bosch, M Bayes, R Guigó and AG Clark
Low exchangeability of selenocysteine, the 21st amino acid, in vertebrate proteins
Molecular Biology and Evolution, 26, 2031-2040 (2009)

S Castellano, VN Gladyshev, R Guigó and MJ Berry
SelenoDB 1.0: a database of selenoprotein genes, proteins and SECIS elements
Nucleic Acids Research, 36, D339-D343 (2008)   [Database]

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

S Castellano, AV Lobanov, C Chapple, S Novoselov, M Albrecht, D Hua, A Lescure, T Lengauer, A Krol, VN Gladyshev and R Guigó
Diversity and functional plasticity of eukaryotic selenoproteins: identification and characterization of the SelJ family
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 102, 16188-16193 (2005)   [Commentary in PNAS]

K Taskov, C Chapple, GV Kryukov, S Castellano, AV Lobanov, KV Korotkov, R Guigó and VN Gladyshev
Nematode selenoproteome: the use of selenocysteine insertion system to decode one codon in an animal genome?
Nucleic Acids Research, 33, 2227-2238 (2005)

International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium
Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution
Nature, 432, 695-716 (2004)   [Commentary in Nature]

O Jaillon, JM Aury, F Brunet, JL Petit, N Stange-Thomann, E Mauceli, L Bouneau, C Fischer, C Ozouf-Costaz, A Bernot, S Nicaud, D Jaffe, S Fisher, G Lutfalla, C Dossat, B Segurens, C Dasilva, M Salanoubat, M Levy, N Boudet, S Castellano, V Anthouard, C Jubin, V Castelli, M Katinka, B Vacherie, C Biémont, Z Skalli, L Cattolico, J Poulain, V De Berardinis, C Cruaud, S Duprat, P Brottier, JP Coutanceau, J Gouzy, G Parra, G Lardier, C Chapple, KJ McKernan, P McEwan, S Bosak, M Kellis, JN Volff, R Guigó, MC Zody, J Mesirov, K Lindblad-Toh, B Birren, C Nusbaum, D Kahn, M Robinson-Rechavi, V Laudet, V Schachter, F Quétier, W Saurin, C Scarpelli, P Wincker, ES Lander, J Weissenbach and H Roest Crollius 
Genome duplication in the teleost fish Tetraodon nigroviridis reveals the early vertebrate proto-karyotype
Nature, 431, 946-957 (2004)   [Commentary in Nature]

S Castellano
Towards the characterization of the eukaryotic selenoproteome: a computational approach
PhD thesis, July 2004   [Cover PDF file]   [LaTeX template Tar file]

S Castellano, SV Novoselov, GV Kryukov, A Lescure, E Blanco, A Krol, VN Gladyshev and R Guigó
Reconsidering the evolution of eukaryotic selenoproteins: a novel nonmammalian family with scattered phylogenetic distribution
EMBO reports, 5, 71-77 (2004)   [Datasets]   [Commentary in EMBO]

GV Kryukov, S Castellano, SV Novoselov, AV Lobanov, O Zehtab, R Guigó and VN Gladyshev
Characterization of mammalian selenoproteomes
Science, 300, 1439-1443 (2003)   [Datasets]

S Castellano, N Morozova, M Morey, MJ Berry, F Serras, M Corominas and R Guigó
in silico identification of novel selenoproteins in the Drosophila melanogaster genome
EMBO reports, 2, 697-702 (2001)   [Datasets]

* Equal contribution