Naz, R., Tahir, S., & Abbasi, A. A. (2017). An insight into the evolutionary history of human MHC paralogon. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution110, 1-6.



Ali, S., Amina, B., Anwar, S., Minhas, R., Parveen, N., Nawaz, U., ... & Abbasi, A. A. (2016). Genomic features of human limb specific enhancers. Genomics108(3), 143-150.



Siddiqui, I. J., Pervaiz, N., & Abbasi, A. A*. (2016). The Parkinson Disease gene SNCA: Evolutionary and structural insights with pathological implicationScientific reports6. *Corresponding Author 


Pervaiz, N., & Abbasi, A. A*. (2016). Molecular evolution of WDR62, a gene that regulates neocorticogenesisMeta gene9, 1-9. *Corresponding Author



Hafeez, M., Shabbir, M., Altaf, F., and Abbasi, A.A*. (2016). Phylogenomic analysis reveals ancient segmental duplications in the human genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016 *Corresponding Author



Abbasi, A. A. (2015). Diversification of four human HOX gene clusters by step-wise evolution rather than ancient whole-genome duplications. Development genes and evolution225(6), 353-357. 



Anwar, S., Minhas, R., Ali, S., Lambert, N., Kawakami, Y., Elgar, G., ... & Abbasi, A. A*. (2015). Identification and functional characterization of novel transcriptional enhancers involved in regulating human GLI3 expression during early developmentDevelopment, growth & differentiation57(8), 570-580. *Corresponding Author


Minhas, R., Pauls, S., Ali, S., Doglio, L., Khan, M.R., Elgar, G., and Abbasi, A.A*. (2015). Cis-regulatory control of human GLI2 expression in the developing neural tube and limb bud. Developmental Dynamics.  244, 681-692. *Corresponding Author


Yousaf, A., Raza, M.S., and Abbasi, A.A*. (2015). The evolution of bony vertebrate enhancers at odds with their coding sequence landscape. Genome Biology and Evolution. evv146. *Corresponding Author


Ajmal, W., Khan, H., Abbasi, A.A*., (2014). Phylogenetic investigation of human FGFR-bearing paralogons favors piecemeal duplication theory of vertebrate genome evolution. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 81, 49-60. *Corresponding Author



Ambreen , Khalil ,  Abbasi A.A*. (2014). Integrating large-scale phylogenetic datasets to dissect the ancient evolutionary history of vertebrate genome. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 78: 1-13. Corresponding Author*



Abbasi, A. A., Minhas, R., Schmidt, A., Koch, S. and Grzeschik, K.-H. (2013), Cis-regulatory underpinnings of human GLI3 expression in embryonic craniofacial structures and internal organs. Development, Growth & Differentiation. 55(8):699-709, *Corresponding Author



Parveen, N., Masood, A., Iftikhar, N., Minhas, B., Minhas, R., Nawaz, U., & Abbasi, A.A*. (2013). Comparative genomics using teleost fish helps to systematically identify target gene bodies of functionally defined human enhancersBMC Genomics, 14(1), 122. *Corresponding Author



Asrar Z , Haq F, Abbasi A.A*. (2013)Fourfold paralogy regions on human HOX-bearing chromosomes: Role of ancient segmental duplications in the evolution of vertebrate genome, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 66(3), Pages 737–747. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A*, Hanif H (2012). Phylogenetic history of paralogous gene quartets on human chromosomes 1, 2, 8 and 20 provides no evidence in favor of the vertebrate octoploidy hypothesis. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 63:922-927. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A.*, (2011) Molecular evolution of HR, a gene that regulates the postnatal cycle of the hair follicle. Sci. Rep. 1, 32; DOI:10.1038/srep00032. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A.*, (2011) Evolution of vertebrate appendicular structures: Insight from genetic and palaeontological data.Developmental Dynamics, 240:1005-1066. (Special issue on limb development). *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A.*, (2010) Unraveling ancient segmental duplication events in human genome by phylogenetic analysis of multigene families residing on HOX cluster paralogons. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution., 57: 836-848.*Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A*, Paparidis Z, Malik S, Bangs F, Schmidt A, Koch S, Lopez-Rios J, Grzeschik KH (2010): Human Intronic Enhancers Control Distinct Sub-domain of Gli3 Expression during Mouse CNS and Limb Development. BMC Developmental Biology. 2010, 10:44. (Highly accessed) .*Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A.*, (2010) Piecemeal or big bangs: correlating the vertebrate evolution with proposed models of gene expansion events. Nat Rev Genet 11(2):166. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A*, Goode DK, Amir S, Grzeschik KH (2009). Evolution and functional diversification of the GLI family of transcription factors in vertebrates. Evolutionary Bioinformatics 5: 5-13. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi, A. A., Paparidis, Z., Malik, S. M., Weirich, C., & Grzeschik, K. H. (2009). 13- P048  Expression patterning in CNS and limb from fish to mammals by GLI3-intronic enhancers. Mechanisms of Development, 126, S209.



Abbasi A.A*., (2008) Are we degenerate tetraploids? More genomes, New facts. Biology Direct 3:50 (Highly accessed).*Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A*, Grzeschik KH (2007) An insight into the phylogenetic history of HOX linked gene families in vertebrates. BMC Evol Biol 7:239. *Corresponding Author



Abbasi A.A., Paparidis Z, Malik S, Goode DK, Callaway H, Elgar G, Grzeschik KH (2007) Human GLI3 intragenic conserved non-coding sequences are tissue-specific enhancers. PLoS ONE 2:e366



Paparidis Z, Abbasi A.A., Malik S, Goode DK, Callaway H, Elgar G, deGraaff E, Lopez-Rios J, Zeller R, Grzeschik KH (2007)Ultraconserved non-coding sequence element controls a subset of spatiotemporal GLI3 expression. Dev Growth Differ 49:543-53


Malik S, Abbasi A.A, Ansar M, Ahmad W, Koch MC, Grzeschik KH (2006) Genetic heterogeneity of synpolydactyly: a novel locus SPD3 maps to chromosome 14q11.2-q12. Clin Genet 69:518-24



Wajid M, Abbasi A.A, Ansar M, Pham TL, Yan K, Haque S, Ahmad W, Leal SM (2003) DFNB39, a recessive form of sensorineural hearing impairment, maps to chromosome 7q11.22-21.12. Eur J Hum Genet 11:812-5