Morten E Allentoft

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  1. pmc The half-life of DNA in bone: measuring decay kinetics in 158 dated fossils
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Perth, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4724-33. 2012
  2. pmc Profiling the dead: generating microsatellite data from fossil bones of extinct megafauna--protocols, problems, and prospects
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e16670. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Moa's Ark or volant ghosts of Gondwana? Insights from nineteen years of ancient DNA research on the extinct moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes) of New Zealand
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Anat 194:36-51. 2012
  4. pmc Fossil avian eggshell preserves ancient DNA
    Charlotte L Oskam
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1991-2000. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR in aDNA research
    Michael Bunce
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, South Street, Perth, 6150, WA, Australia
    Methods Mol Biol 840:121-32. 2012

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Publications5

  1. pmc The half-life of DNA in bone: measuring decay kinetics in 158 dated fossils
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, 90 South Street, Perth, Western Australia 6150, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4724-33. 2012
    ..Lastly, by calculating DNA fragmentation rates on Illumina HiSeq data, we show that nuclear DNA has degraded at least twice as fast as mtDNA. These results provide a baseline for predicting long-term DNA survival in bone...
  2. pmc Profiling the dead: generating microsatellite data from fossil bones of extinct megafauna--protocols, problems, and prospects
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e16670. 2011
    ..The methodology presented here provides a framework by which to generate and evaluate microsatellite data from samples of much greater antiquity than attempted before, and opens new opportunities for ancient DNA research...
  3. doi request reprint Moa's Ark or volant ghosts of Gondwana? Insights from nineteen years of ancient DNA research on the extinct moa (Aves: Dinornithiformes) of New Zealand
    Morten E Allentoft
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Ann Anat 194:36-51. 2012
    ..Finally, we identify the most obvious gaps in the current knowledge to address the future potential research areas in moa genetics...
  4. pmc Fossil avian eggshell preserves ancient DNA
    Charlotte L Oskam
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Proc Biol Sci 277:1991-2000. 2010
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  5. doi request reprint Quantitative real-time PCR in aDNA research
    Michael Bunce
    Ancient DNA Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Murdoch University, South Street, Perth, 6150, WA, Australia
    Methods Mol Biol 840:121-32. 2012
    ..We describe how to setup qPCR standards of known copy number and provide some useful tips regarding interpretation of qPCR data generated from aDNA templates...