Molecular coproscopy: Dung and diet of the extinct ground sloth Nothrotheriops shastensis
1998 (English)In: SCIENCE, ISSN 0036-8075, Vol. 281, no 5375, 402-406 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
DNA from excrements can be amplified by means of the polymerase chain reaction. However, this has not been possible with ancient feces. Cross-Links between reducing sugars and amino groups were shown to exist in a Pleistocene coprolite from Gypsum Cave, N
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AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE , 1998. Vol. 281, no 5375, 402-406 p.
ANCIENT DNA; ENZYMATIC AMPLIFICATION; EXTRACTION; MECHANISM; RETRIEVAL; SEQUENCES; DAMAGE; PLANTS; FOOD; PCR
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-70836OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-70836DiVA: diva2:98747
Addresses: Poinar HN, Univ Munich, Max Planck Inst Evolutionary Anthropol, Luisenstr 14, D-80333 Munich, Germany. Univ Munich, Max Planck Inst Evolutionary Anthropol, D-80333 Munich, Germany. Univ Munich, Inst Zool, D-80333 Munich, Germany. Dames & Moore,2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14