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Qin-Peng Kong
Highest Education 
Kunming Institute of Zoology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences No. 32 Jiaochang Donglu, Kunming, Yunnan, 650223, P.R.China
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[1] Peng M-S, Palanichamy Mg, Yao Y-G, Mitra B, Cheng Y-T, Zhao M, Liu J, Wang H-W, Pan H, Wang W-Z, Zhang A-M, Zhang W, Wang D, Zou Y, Yang Y, Chaudhuri TK, Kong Q-P*, and Zhang Y-P* (2011) Inland post-Glacial dispersals in East Asia revealed by mitochondrial haplogroup M9a’b. BMC Biology 9:2 (2009IF=5.636)
[2] Kong Q-P*, Sun C, Wang H-W, Zhao M, Wang W-Z, Zhong L, Hao X-D, Pan H, Wang S-Y, Cheng Y-T, Zhu C-L, Wu S-F, Liu L-N, Jin J-Q, Yao Y-G, Zhang Y-P* (2011) Large-scale mtDNA screening reveals a surprising matrilineal complexity in East Asia and its implications to the peopling of the Region. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28:513–522 (2009IF=9.872)
[3] Peng M-S, Ho Q-H, Pham D-K, Vu T-A, Wang H-W, Yao Y-G, Kong Q-P*, Zhang Y-P* (2010) Tracing the Austronesian footprint in mainland Southeast Asia: a perspective from mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Biology and Evolution 27: 2417–2430 (2009IF=9.872)
[4] Zhao M, Kong Q-P*, Wang H-W, Yao Y-G, Xie X-D, Wang W-Z, Jiayang, Duan J-G, Cai M-C, Zhao S-N, Cidanpingcuo, Tu Y-Q, Wu S-F, Yao Y-G, Bandelt H-J, and Zhang Y-P* (2009) Mitochondrial genome evidence reveals successful Late Paleolithic settlement on the Tibetan Plateau. PNAS 106:21230–21235 (2009IF=9.432)
[5] Kong Q-P, Salas A, Sun C, Fuku N, Tanaka M, Zhong L, Wang C-Y, Yao Y-G, Bandelt H-J (2008) Distilling artificial recombinants from large sets of complete mtDNA genomes. PLoS ONE 3(8): e3016. (2009IF=4.351)
[6] Wang C-Y, Wang H-W, Yao Y-G, Kong Q-P*, Zhang Y-P* (2007) Somatic mutations of mitochondrial genome in early stage breast cancer. International Journal of Cancer 121:1253–1256 (2007IF=4.555)
[7] Kong Q-P*, Bandelt H-J, Sun C, Yao Y-G, Salas A, Achilli A, Wang C-Y, Zhong L, Zhu C-L, Wu S-F, Torroni A, Zhang Y-P* (2006) Updating the East Asian mtDNA phylogeny: a prerequisite for the identification of pathogenic mutations. Human Molecular Genetics 15:2076–2086 (2006IF=8.099)
[8] Sun C, Kong Q-P(co-first author), Palanichamy Mg, Agrawal S, Yao Y-G, Zhu C-L, Bandelt H-J, Zhang Y-P (2006) The dazzling array of basal branches in the mtDNA macrohaplogroup M from India as inferred from complete genomes. Molecular Biology and Evolution 23: 683–690 (2006IF=6.726)
[9] Kong Q-P, Yao Y-G, Sun C, Bandelt H-J, Zhu C-L, Zhang Y-P (2003) Phylogeny of East Asian mitochondrial DNA lineages inferred from complete sequences. American Journal of Human Genetics 73:671–676 (2003IF=11.602)
[10] Yao Y-G, Kong Q-P(co-first author), Wang C-Y, Zhu C-L, Zhang Y-P (2004) Different matrilineal contributions to genetic structure of ethnic groups in the Silk Road region in China. Molecular Biology and Evolution 21:2265–2280 (2004IF=6.355)
[11] Kong Q-P, Yao Y-G, Liu M, Shen S-P, Chen C, Zhu C-L, Palanichamy Mg, Zhang Y-P (2003) Mitochondrial DNA sequence polymorphisms of five ethnic populations from northern China. Human Genetics 113:391–405 (2003IF=4.022)


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