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  1. *Götherström, A., Fischer, C., Lindén, K. (1995) X-raying ancient bone, a destructive method. Laborativ Arkeologi 8:26-28.
  2. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K. (1996) A modified DNA extraction method for bone and teeth. Laborativ Arkeologi 9:53-56.
  3. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K., Ahlström, T., Källersjö, M., Brown T. E. (1997) Osteology, DNA and sex identification: Morphological and molecular sex identifications of five neolithic individuals from Ajvide, Gotland. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 7:71-81.
  4. Lidén, K., Götherström, A., Eriksson, G. (1997) Diet, gender and rank. ISKOS 11:158-164.
  5. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K., Ellegren, H. (1997) Horses in the Lake Mälaren valley. Poster abstract published in Ancient Biomolecules 1:252.
  6. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K. (1998) Guidelines for work with ancient DNA developed at the Archaeological Research Laboratory. Laborativ Arkeologi 10-11:55-57.
  7. Lidén, K., Götherström, A., Ellegren, H. (1998) ”Alia vero gens ipi moratur Suehans, quae velud Thyringi equis utuntur eximiis”, or the excellent horses in svealand. Laborativ Arkeologi 10-11:59-64.
  8. *Holmquist Olausson, L., Götherström, A. (1998) Sex identification of a skeleton in a new chamber-grave from Birka. Laborativ Arkeologi 10-11:105-108.
  9. *Lidén, K., Götherström, A. (2000), The archaeology of rank by the means of diet, gender and kinship. Anglo-Saxon Studies in Archaeology and History 10:81-87.
  10. Ovchinnikov, I., Götherström, A., Romanova, G.P., Kharitonov, V.M., Lidén, K., Goodwin, W. (2000) Molecular analysis of Neanderthal DNA from the northern Caucasus. Nature 404:490-493.
  11. Vilà, C., Leonard, J.A., Götherström,, Marklund,S., Sandberg,K., Wayne, R.K., EllegrenH. (2001) Widespread origins of domestic horse Lineages. Science 291:474-477.
  12. Vilà, C., Ellegren, H., Götherström, A., Leonard, J., Wayne, R. (2001), Tales from the DNA of domestic horses. Science 292:217.
  13. Ovchinnikov, I., Götherström, A., Romanova, G.P., Kharitonov, V.M., Lidén, K., Goodwin, W. (2001) Neanderthal DNA; not just old and cold but more, answer to Collins comment. Nature 410:772-773.
  14. *Götherström, A., Stenbäck, N., Storå, J. (2002) Jettböle middle Neolithic site of the Åland islands – human remains, ancient DNA and pottery. European Journal of Archaeology 5:42-69.
  15. *Götheratröm, A., Angerbjörn, A., Collins, M. Lidén, K. (2002), Bone preservation and DNA amplification. Archaeometry 44:395-404.
  16. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Tannerfeldt, M., Angerbjörn, A. (2002) Is the endangered arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) genetically isolated? Biological Conservation 105:171-178.
  17. *Götherström, A. (2002) The values of stallions and mares in medieval upper class Svealand. Journal of Nordic Archaeological Science 13:75-78.
  18. *Grundberg, L., Hårding, B., Götherström, A. (2002) Björned – benanalyser ofh kulturhistoriska tolkningar. Undersökningar kring en nordsvenskt begravningsplats från tidig medeltid. Hikuin. 27:219-232.
  19. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Angerbjörn, A. (2004) Identifying species from pieces of faeces. Conservation Genetics 5:109-111.
  20. Burger, J., Rosendahl, W., Loriell, O., Hemmer, H., Eriksson, T., Götherström, A., Hiller, J., Collins, M., Wess, T., Alt, K. (2004) Molecular phylogeny of the cave lion Panthera leo spelaea: Extinct on its way to speciation. Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution 30:841-49.
  21. Lidén, K., Eriksson, G., Nordqvist, B., Götherström, A., Bendixen, E. (2004) ”The wet and the wild followed by the dry and the tame” – or did they occur at the same time? Diet in Mesolithic – Neolithic southern Sweden. Antiquity 28:23-33.
  22. Holmlund, G., Nilsson, H., Engdahl, L., Götherström, A., Lindblom, B. (2004) No obvious geographical Y-chromosome gradient in the Swedish population. Progress in Forensic Genetics. International Congress Series 10:357-359.
  23. *Anderung, C., Bouwman, A., Persson, P., Carretero Díaz, J.M., Ortega Martínez, A.I., Arasuaga, J.L., Elburg, R., Smith, C., Ellegren, H., Götherström, A. (2005) Prehistoric contacts over the Straits of Gibraltar indicated by genetic analysis of Iberian Bronze Age cattle. Proceedings of the National Acadmy of Sciences U S A 102:8431-8435.
  24. *Malmström, H., Storå, J., Dalén, L., Holmlund, G. Götherström, A. (2005) Extensive human DNA contamination in extracts from ancient dog bones and teeth. Molecular Biology and Evolution 22:2040-2047.
  25. *Götherström, A., Anderung, C., Hellborg, L., Elburg, R., Smith, C., Bradley, D.G., Ellegren, H. (2005) Cattle domestication in the Near East was followed by hybridization with aurochs bulls in Europe. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 272:2345-2350.
  26. Karlsson, A., Götherström, A., Wallerström, T., Holmlund, G. (2005) Y-chromosome variation in Swedish, Saami and Österbotten male lineages. Progress in Forensic Genetics. International Congress Series
  27. *Anderung, C., Baubliene, J., Daugnora, L., Götherström, A. (2006) Mitochondrial DNA from medieval wisent remains indicates loss of genetic variation in the modern population. Molecular Ecology 15:3083.
  28. Karlsson, A., Götherström, A., Wallerström, T., Holmlund, G. (2006) Y-chromosome diversity in Sweden – A long-time perspective. European Journal of Human Genetics 14:963-70.
  29. *Valdiosera, C., García, N., Dàlen L, Smith, C., Kahlke, R., Lidén, K., Angerbjörn, A., Arsuaga, J.L., Götherström, A. (2006) Typing single polymorphic nucleotides in mitochondrial DNA as a way to access Middle Pleistocene DNA. Biology Letters 2:601-603.
  30. *Dalén, L., Nyström, V., Valdiosera, C., Germonpré, M., Sablin, M., Turner, E., Angerbjörn, A., Arsuaga, J.L., Götherström, A. (2007) Ancient DNA reveals lack of postglacial habitat tracking in the arctic fox.. Proceedings of the National Acadmy of Sciences U S A 104:6726-6729.
  31. *Malmström, H., Svensson, E., Gilbert, T., Willerslev, E., Götherström, A., Holmlund, G. (2007) More on contamination: The use of asymmetric molecular behaviour to identify authentic ancient human DNA. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24:998-1004.
  32. *Svensson, E., Anderung, C., Baubliene, J., Persson, P., Malmström, H., Smith, C., Vretemark, M., Daugnora, L., Götherström, A. (2007) Tracing genetic change over time using nuclear SNPs in ancient and modern cattle. Animal Genetics 38:378-383
  33. *Anderung, C., Hellborg, L., Seddon, J., Hanotte, O., Götherström, A.(2007) New X- and Y-specific SNPs and indels distinguishing between taurine (Bos taurus) and indicine (Bos indicus) cattle: origin, introgression and admixture in African cattle. Animal Genetics 38:595-600
  34. Gilbert T (+30 authors including Götherström, A.) (2007) Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts. Science 317:1927-30
  35. Valdiosera, C., García, N., Anderung, C., Dalén, L., Crégut-Bonnoure, E., Kahlke, R., Stiller, M., Brandström M., Thomas, M., Arsuaga, JL., Götherström, A., Barnes, I. (2007) Staying out in the Cold: Glacial Refugia and Mitochondrial DNA Phylogeography in Ancient European Brown Bears. Molecular Ecology, 16:5140-5148.
  36. Svensson, E.M., Götherström, A., Vretemark, M. (2008) A DNA test for sex determination in cattle confirm osteometric results. Journal of Archeological Science 35:942-946.
  37. *Anderung, C., Persson P, Bouwman A, Elburg R, Götherström, A. (2008) Fishing for ancient DNA. Forensic Science International: Genetics 2:104-107.
  38. *Malmström, H., Víla, C. , Holmlund, G., Willerslev, E., Gilbert, T., Storå, J.,Götherström, A. (2008) Barking up the wrong tree: Modern northern European dogs fail to explain their origin. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8:71
  39. *Valdiosera, C., Luis García-Garitagoitia, J, Garcia, N, Doadrio, I, Thomas, M., Hänni, C., Arsuaga, J.L., Barnes, I., Hofreiter, M., Orlando, L., Götherström, A. (2008) Surprising migration and population size dynamics in ancient Iberian brown bears (Ursus arctos). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A 105:5123-5128.
  40. Buckley, M., Anderung, C., Gotherstrom, A., Penkman, K., Thomas-Oates, J., Collins, M (2008) Red light for osteocalcin as a species-specific biomarker in archaeology; a comparison to DNA amplification success in four European sites. Journal of Archaeological Science 35:1756-64.
  41. Gilbert, T., Willerslev, E. Götherström, A., Naveran, N., Binladen J., Sanchez, J., Hofreiter, M., Jenkins, D, Higham, T. (2008) Ancient DNA from coprolites reveal pre- Clovis human presence in North America. Science 320:786-89.
  42. *Linderholm, A., Malmström, H., Lidén, K., Holmlund, G., Götherström, A. (2008) Cryptic contamination and phylogenetic nonsens, PLoS ONE May 28:e2313.
  43. Gilbert T (+30 authors including Götherström A (2008) Intraspecific phylogenetic analysis of woolly mammoth using complete mitochondrial genomes. Proceedings of the National Acadmy of Sciences U S A 105:8327-32.
  44. *Svensson E., Götherström, A. 2008 Temporal fluctuations of Y-chromosomal variation in Bos taurus. Biology Letters 4:752-4.
  45. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Shapiro, B. (2008) DNA from footprints in the snow. Canadian Field Naturalist 121: 321-324.
  46. Gilbert et al. including Götherström (2009) Answer to comment on 41 raised by Poinar et al. Science 325:148.
  47. Miller, W., Drautz, D.I., Janecka, J.E., Lesk, A.M., Ratan, A., Tomsho, L.P., Packard, M., Zhang, Y., McClellan, L.R., Qi, J., Zhao, F., Gilbert, M.T., Dalén, L., Arsuaga, J.L., Ericson, P.G., Huson, D.H., Helgen, K.M., Murphy, W.J., Götherström, A., Schuster, S.C.. The mitochondrial genome sequence of the Tasmanian tiger (Thylacinus cynocephalus). Geonme Research 19:213-220
  48. *Malmström H., Gilbert, M.T. P., Brandström, M., Thomas, M., Storå, J., Molnar, P., Andersen, P. K., Bendixen, C., Holmlund, G., Götherström, A. Willerslev, E. (2009) Ancient DNA reveals lack of continuity between Neolithic hunter-gatherers and contemporary Scandinavians. Current Biology 19:1758-1762.
  49. Leden, I., Götherström, A., Drenzel, L., Svensson, B. (2009) HLA-B27 sequences identified in a mediaeval skeleton with ankylosing spondylitis. Ann Rheum Dis 68:757-8.
  50. *Lira, J., Linderholm, A., Olaria, C., Brandström, M., Gilbert, T., Ellegren, H., Willerslev, E., Lidén, K., Arsuaga, J. L., Götherström, A., (2010) Ancient DNA reveals traces of Iberian Neolithic and Bronze Age lineages in modern Iberian horses. Molecular Ecology 19:64-78.
  51. *Malmström, H, Linderholm, A., Lidén, K., Storå, J., Molnar, P., Holmlund, G., Jakobsson, M., Götherström, A., (2010) High frequency of lactose intolerance in a prehistoric hunter-gatherer population in northern Europe. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:89.
  52. Campos, P.F., Kristensen, T., Orlando, L., Sher, A., Kholodova, M.V., Götherström, A., Hofreiter, M., Drucker, D.G., Kosintsev, P., Tikhonov, A., Baryshnikov, G.F., Willerslev, E., Gilbert, M.T. (2010) Ancient DNA sequences point to a large loss of mitochondrial genetic diversity in the saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) since the Pleistocene. Molecular Ecology 19:4863-75.
  53. Workman, C., Dalén, L., Vartanyan, S., Shapiro, B., Kosintsev, P., Sher, A., Gotherstrom, A., Barnes, I. (2011) Population-level genotyping of coat colour polymorphism in woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius). Quaternary Science Review 30:2304-08.
  54. Skoglund, P., Götherström, A., Jakobsson, M. (2011) Estimation of population divergence times from non-overlapping genomic sequences: examples from dogs and wolves. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:1505-17.
  55. Edwards, C.J., Ginja, C., Kantanen, J., Pérez-Pardal, L., Tresset, A., Stock, F; European Cattle Genetic Diversity Consortium (including Götherström), Gama, L.T., Penedo, M.C., Bradley, D.G., Lenstra, J.A., Nijman, I.J. (2011) Dual origins of dairy cattle farming–evidence from a comprehensive survey of European Y-chromosomal variation. PLoS ONE 6:e15922.
  56. Telldahl, Y., Svensson, E., Götherström, A., Storå, J. (2011) Typing late prehistoric cows and bulls–osteology and genetics of cattle at the Eketorp ringfort on the Öland island in Sweden. PLoS ONE 6:e2074.
  57. Rodríguez, R., Ramírez, O., Valdiosera, C.E., García, N., Alda, F., Madurell-Malapeira, J., Marmi, J., Doadrio, I., Willerslev, E., Götherström, A., Arsuaga, J.L., Thomas, M.G., Lalueza-Fox, C., Dalén, L. (2011) 50,000 years of genetic uniformity in the critically endangered Iberian lynx. Molecular Ecology 20:3785-95.
  58. *Daskalaki, E., Anderung, C., Humphrey, L., Götherström A. (2011) Further developments in molecular sex assignment: a blind test of 18th and 19th century human skeletons. Journal of Archaeological Science 38:1326–1330.
  59. *Malmström, H., Vretemark, M., Tillmar, A., Durling, M.B., Skoglund, P., Gilbert, M.T., Willerslev, E., Holmlund, G., Götherström, A. (2012) Finding the founder of Stockholm – a kinship study based on Y-chromosomal, autosomal and mitochondrial DNA. Ann Anat 194:138-45.
  60. *Svensson, E.M., Telldahl, Y., Sjöling, E., Sundkvist, A., Hulth, H., Sjøvold, T., Götherström, A. (2012) Coat colour and sex identification in horses from Iron Age Sweden. Ann Anat 194: 82-7.
  61. *Fraser, M., Sten, S., Götherström, A. (2012) Neolithic Hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) from the Island of Gotland show early contacts with the Swedish mainland. Journal of Archaeological Science 39: 229-233
  62. Davis, S. J.M., Svensson, E.M., Albarella, U., Detry, C., Götherström, A., Pires, A.E., Ginja, C. (2012) Molecular and osteometric sexing of cattle metacarpals: a case study from 15th century AD Beja, Portugal. Archaeological Science 39:1445-1454.
  63. Telldahl, Y., Svensson, E.M., Götherström, A., Storå, J. (2012) Osteometric and molecular sexing of cattle metapodia. Journal of Archaeological Science 39:121-127.
  64. *Dalén, L., Orlando, L., Shapiro, B., Durling, M.B., Quam, R., Gilbert, M.T., Díez Fernández-Lomana, J.C., Willerslev, E., Arsuaga, J.L., Götherström, A. (2012) Partial genetic turnover in neandertals: continuity in the east and population replacement in the west. Molecular Biology and Evolution 29:1893-7
  65. *Skoglund, P., Malmströom, , Raghavan, M., Storå, J., Hall, P., Willerslev, E., Gilbert, M. P. T., Götherström, A., Jakobsson, M (2012) Origins and genetic legacy of Neolithic farmers and hunter-gatherers in Europe. Science 336:466-69.
  66. Skoglund, P., Storå, J., Götherström, A., Jakobsson, M. (2013) Accurate sex identification of ancient human remains using DNA shotgun sequencing. Journal of Archaeological Science 40:4477-4482.
  67. McGrory, S., Svensson, E. M., Götherström,, Mulville, Jacqueline, Powell, Adrienne, Collins, M. J. and O’Connor, T. P. (2014) A novel method for integrated age and sex determination from archaeological cattle mandibles. Journal of Archaeological Science 39:3324-3330.
  68. *Svensson, E:, Häsler, Nussbaumer, Rehazek, Omrak, A., Götherström, A. (2014) Mediaeval cattle from Bern (Switzerland): An archaeozoological, genetic and historical approach. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd Jan;156:17-26.
  69. Naumann, E., Krzewińska, M., Götherström, A., Eriksson, G. (2014) Slaves as burial gifts in Viking Age Norway? Evidence from stable isotope and ancient DNA analyses. Journal of Archaeological Science 41:533-540.
  70. Sverrisdóttir, O., Timpson, A., Toombs, J., Lecoeur, C., Froguel, P., Carretero, J.M., Arsuaga, J.L., Götherström, A., Thomas, M.G. (2014) Direct estimates of natural selection in iberia indicate calcium absorption was not the only driver of lactase persistence in europe. Molecular Biology and Evolution 31:975-983.
  71. Decker, J., McKay, S., Rolf, M., Kim, J., Alcalá, A., Sonstegard, T., Hanotte, O., Götherström, A., Seabury, C., Praharani, L., Barbara, M., Regitano, L., Yildiz, M., Heaton, M., Liu, W., Lei, C., Reecy, J., Saif-Ur-Rehman, M., Schnabel, R., Taylor, J. (2014) Worldwide patterns of ancestry, divergence, and admixture in domesticated cattle. PLoS Genetics 10:1371.
  72. *Skoglund, P. Malmström, H., Omrak, A., Raghavan, M., Valdiosera, C., Günther, T., Hall, P., Tambets, K., Parik, J., Sjögren, K.G., Apel, J., Willerslev, E., Storå, J., Götherström, A., Jakobsson, M. (2014) Genomic Diversity and Admixture differs for Stone-Age Scandinavian Foragers and Farmers. Science 344:747-50.
  73. *Malmström, H., Linderholm, A., Skoglund, P., Storå, J., Jakobsson, M., Sjödin, P., Gilbert, T., Lidén, K., Holmlund, G., Willerslev, E., Götherström A. (2015) Ancient mitochondrial DNA from the Northern fringe of the Neolithic farming expansion sheds light on the dispersion process. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 370:
  74. Raghavan, M. et al. 56 authors including Götherström, A. (2015) The genetic prehistory of the new world Arctic. Science 345:1020-29.
  75. Krzewińska, M., Bjørnstad, G., Skoglund, P., Olason, P.I., Bill, J., Götherström, A., Hagelberg, E. (2015) Mitochondrial DNA variation in the Viking age population of Norway. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B
  76. Palkopoulou, E., Mallick, S., Skoglund, P., Enk, J., Rohland, N., Li, H., Omrak, A., Vartanyan, S., Poinar, H., Götherström, A., Reich, D., Dalén, L. (2015) Complete genomes reveal signatures of demographic and genetic declines in the woolly mammoth. Current Biology 25:1395-400.
  77. Günther. T,, Valdiosera. C,, Malmström. H,, Ureña. I,, Rodriguez-Varela. R,, Sverrisdóttir, Ó.O., Daskalaki, E.A., Skoglund, P., Naidoo, T., Svensson, E.M., Bermúdez de Castro, J.M., Carbonell, E., Dunn, M., Storå, J., Iriarte, E., Arsuaga, J.L., Carretero, J.M., Götherström, A., Jakobsson, M.. (2015) Ancient genomes link early farmers from Atapuerca in Spain to modern-day Basques. Proceedings of the National Acadmy of Sciences U S A 112:11917-22.
  78. *Omrak, A., Günther, T., Valdiosera, C., Svensson, E.M., Malmström, H., Kiesewetter, H., Aylward, W., Storå, J., Jakobsson, M., Götherström, A. (2016) Genomic evidence establishes Anatolia as the source of the European Neolithic gene pool. Current Biology 26:270-275.
  79. Kılınç, G.M., Omrak, A., Özer, F., Günther, T., Büyükkarakaya, A.M. Bıçakçı, E., Baird, D., Dönertaş, H.M., Ghalichi, A., Yaka, R., Koptekin, D., Can, S., Parvizi, A.P.,1 Krzewińska, M., Daskalaki, E., Yüncü, E., Dağtaş, E.D., Fairbairn, A., Pearson, J., Mustafaoğlu, G., Erdal, Y.S., Çakan, Y.G.; Togan, I., Somel, M., Stora, J., Jakobsson, M., Götherström, M., The Demographic Development of the First Farmers in Anatolia (in press) Current Biology