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  1. Juras, A., Krzewińska, M., Nikitin, A.G., Ehler, E., Chyleński, M., Łukasik, S., Krenz-Niedbała, M., Sinika, V., Piontek, J., Ivanova, S., Dabert, M., Götherström, A. (2017) Diverse origin of mitochondrial lineages in Iron Age Black Sea Scythians. Scientific Reports. 7:43950.
  2. 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, A., The Demographic Development of the First Farmers in Anatolia. (2016) Current Biology 26:2659-2666.
  3. *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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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
  7. Raghavan, M. et al. 56 authors including Götherström, A. (2015) The genetic prehistory of the new world Arctic. Science 345:1020-29.
  8. *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:
  9. *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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. *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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. *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.
  17. *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.
  18. Telldahl, Y., Svensson, E.M., Götherström, A., Storå, J. (2012) Osteometric and molecular sexing of cattle metapodia. Journal of Archaeological Science 39:121-127.
  19. 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.
  20. *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.
  21. *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.
  22. *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.
  23. *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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. *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.
  31. *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.
  32. 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.
  33. *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.
  34. 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.
  35. Gilbert et al. including Götherström (2009) Answer to comment on 41 raised by Poinar et al. Science 325:148.
  36. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Shapiro, B. (2008) DNA from footprints in the snow. Canadian Field Naturalist 121: 321-324.
  37. *Svensson E., Götherström, A. 2008 Temporal fluctuations of Y-chromosomal variation in Bos taurus. Biology Letters 4:752-4.
  38. 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.
  39. *Linderholm, A., Malmström, H., Lidén, K., Holmlund, G., Götherström, A. (2008) Cryptic contamination and phylogenetic nonsens, PLoS ONE May 28:e2313.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. *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.
  43. *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
  44. *Anderung, C., Persson P, Bouwman A, Elburg R, Götherström, A. (2008) Fishing for ancient DNA. Forensic Science International: Genetics 2:104-107.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. Gilbert T (+30 authors including Götherström, A.) (2007) Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts. Science 317:1927-30.
  48. *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
  49. *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.
  50. *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.
  51. *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.
  52. *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.
  53. 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.
  54. *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.
  55. 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
  56. *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.
  57. *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.
  58. *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.
  59. 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.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Angerbjörn, A. (2004) Identifying species from pieces of faeces. Conservation Genetics 5:109-111.
  63. *Grundberg, L., Hårding, B., Götherström, A. (2002) Björned – benanalyser ofh kulturhistoriska tolkningar. Undersökningar kring en nordsvenskt begravningsplats från tidig medeltid. Hikuin. 27:219-232.
  64. *Götherström, A. (2002) The values of stallions and mares in medieval upper class Svealand. Journal of Nordic Archaeological Science 13:75-78.
  65. Dalén, L., Götherström, A., Tannerfeldt, M., Angerbjörn, A. (2002) Is the endangered arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) genetically isolated? Biological Conservation 105:171-178.
  66. *Götheratröm, A., Angerbjörn, A., Collins, M. Lidén, K. (2002), Bone preservation and DNA amplification. Archaeometry 44:395-404.
  67. *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.
  68. 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.
  69. Vilà, C., Ellegren, H., Götherström, A., Leonard, J., Wayne, R. (2001), Tales from the DNA of domestic horses. Science 292:217.
  70. 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.
  71. 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.
  72. *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.
  73. *Holmquist Olausson, L., Götherström, A. (1998) Sex identification of a skeleton in a new chamber-grave from Birka. Laborativ Arkeologi 10-11:105-108.
  74. 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.
  75. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K. (1998) Guidelines for work with ancient DNA developed at the Archaeological Research Laboratory. Laborativ Arkeologi 10-11:55-57.
  76. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K., Ellegren, H. (1997) Horses in the Lake Mälaren valley. Poster abstract published in Ancient Biomolecules 1:252.
  77. Lidén, K., Götherström, A., Eriksson, G. (1997) Diet, gender and rank. ISKOS 11:158-164.
  78. *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.
  79. *Götherström, A., Lidén, K. (1996) A modified DNA extraction method for bone and teeth. Laborativ Arkeologi 9:53-56.
  80. *Götherström, A., Fischer, C., Lindén, K. (1995) X-raying ancient bone, a destructive method. Laborativ Arkeologi 8:26-28.

Books and chapters

  1. Persson, P, Götherström, A. (2005) DNA från förhistorisk vävnad. Nordisk lærebog i antropologi. ( Lynnerup, N. & Bennike P.), Köpenhamn.
  2. Götherström, A. (2000), Osteologi och DNA analyser. Osteologisk materiale som historisk kilde. Senter for Middelalderstudier.
  3. Lidén, K., Götherstöm, A. (1997), Lägesrapport för projekt 3, “Släktskap och nutrition”, in SIV, Svealand i Vendel- och Vikingatid, Studier från delprojekten vid Stockholms Universitet, (eds. Arrhenius, B. & Eriksson, G.) 26-28, Stockholm.
  4. Götherström, A., Lidén, K., Ellegren, H. (1997), Hästar från yngre järnåldern i Mellansverige, En analys av hästtyper med molekylära metoder, in SIV, Svealand i Vendel- och Vikingatid, Studier från delprojekten vid Stockholms Universitet, (eds. Arrhenius, B. & Eriksson, G.) 29-34, Stockholm.
  5. Götherström, A. (1997), Släktskap, familj, och kön – DNA och arkeologi, In Ajvide och den moderna arkeologin, (ed. Burenhult, G.) 95-104, Stockholm.
  6. Lidén, K., Götherström, A. (1997), Släktskap och genus under mellanneolitikum på Gotland, In Till Gunborg, Arkeologiska samtal (eds. Åkerlund, A., Bergh, S., Nordbladh, J. & Taffinder, J.) 189-198, Stockholm.

Other publications

  1. Leden ,I., Svensson, B., Hårding, B., Nuorala, E., Liden K., Götherström, A. (2002) Paleopathology can be beneficial for current rheumatologic research, Läkartidningen 99:1060.
  2. Götherström, A. (1997), Kommentar till Bo Sandelin och Nikias Sarafoglou, Ekonomisk Debatt 25:307-308.

PhD Thesis

Götherström, Anders (2001) Acquired or inherited prestige? Molecular studies of family structures and local horses in Central Svealand during the Early Medieval period. Theses and Papers in Scientific Archaeology 4. Archaeological Research Laboratory, Stockholm University.