"Africa, Northern" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856)
- Africa, Northern
- French Speaking Africa
- Northern Africa
- North Africa
- Africa, French-Speaking
- French-Speaking Africa
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Africa, Northern" by people in Profiles.
Ancient Rome: A genetic crossroads of Europe and the Mediterranean. Science. 2019 11 08; 366(6466):708-714.
The spectrum of BRCA1 and BRCA2 pathogenic sequence variants in Middle Eastern, North African, and South European countries. Hum Mutat. 2019 11; 40(11):e1-e23.
Using mechanistic models to understand synchrony in forest insect populations: the North American gypsy moth as a case study. Am Nat. 2008 Nov; 172(5):613-24.
Lakeside cemeteries in the Sahara: 5000 years of holocene population and environmental change. PLoS One. 2008 Aug 14; 3(8):e2995.
Mild and severe muscular dystrophy caused by a single gamma-sarcoglycan mutation. Am J Hum Genet. 1996 Nov; 59(5):1040-7.
Molecular basis for HbH disease in Italy: geographical distribution of deletional and nondeletional alpha-thalassemia haplotypes. Am J Hum Genet. 1986 Nov; 39(5):631-9.