Hendrik N Poinar

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Complete Columbian mammoth mitogenome suggests interbreeding with woolly mammoths
    Jacob Enk
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L9, Canada
    Genome Biol 12:R51. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Metagenomics to paleogenomics: large-scale sequencing of mammoth DNA
    Hendrik N Poinar
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8S 4L9 Canada
    Science 311:392-4. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Comment on "DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America"
    Hendrik Poinar
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L9 Canada
    Science 325:148; author reply 148. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Case study: ancient sloth DNA recovered from hairs preserved in paleofeces
    Andrew A Clack
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4L9
    Methods Mol Biol 840:51-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Mylodon darwinii DNA sequences from ancient fecal hair shafts
    Andrew A Clack
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Anat 194:26-30. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Out of America: ancient DNA evidence for a new world origin of late quaternary woolly mammoths
    Regis Debruyne
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L9, Canada
    Curr Biol 18:1320-6. 2008
  7. pmc Quantitative assessment of the sensitivity of various commercial reverse transcriptases based on armored HIV RNA
    John B A Okello
    Department of Anthropology, McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e13931. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance is ancient
    Vanessa M D'Costa
    Michael G DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Nature 477:457-61. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Second-Pandemic Strain of Vibrio cholerae from the Philadelphia Cholera Outbreak of 1849
    Alison M Devault
    From the McMaster Ancient DNA Centre A M D, J M E, M K, S F, K I B, H N P, Departments of Anthropology A M D, M K, K I B, H N P, Biology J M E, G B G, H N P, and Mathematics and Statistics D J D E, and the Michael G DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research N W, D J D E, H N P, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto D N F all in Canada the Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University, Columbus J H T Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Institute, School of Biological Sciences and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney M S, E C H and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Mütter Museum, Philadelphia A N D
    N Engl J Med 370:334-40. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Amplicon pyrosequencing late Pleistocene permafrost: the removal of putative contaminant sequences and small-scale reproducibility
    Teresita M Porter
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:798-810. 2013

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Publications16

  1. pmc Complete Columbian mammoth mitogenome suggests interbreeding with woolly mammoths
    Jacob Enk
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L9, Canada
    Genome Biol 12:R51. 2011
    ..Here, we take an interspecific approach to clarifying mammoth phylogeny by targeting Columbian mammoth remains for mitogenomic sequencing...
  2. ncbi request reprint Metagenomics to paleogenomics: large-scale sequencing of mammoth DNA
    Hendrik N Poinar
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8S 4L9 Canada
    Science 311:392-4. 2006
    ..The sample includes a surprisingly small diversity of environmental DNAs. The high percentage of endogenous DNA recoverable from this single mammoth would allow for completion of its genome, unleashing the field of paleogenomics...
  3. doi request reprint Comment on "DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America"
    Hendrik Poinar
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L9 Canada
    Science 325:148; author reply 148. 2009
    ..We question the authenticity of their DNA results and argue that in the absence of intact stratigraphy and diagnostic artifacts, and in view of carbon isotope anomalies, the radiocarbon dates of the oldest specimens are unreliable...
  4. doi request reprint Case study: ancient sloth DNA recovered from hairs preserved in paleofeces
    Andrew A Clack
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4L9
    Methods Mol Biol 840:51-6. 2012
    ..darwinii. Our results demonstrate that hair preserved in paleofeces, even from temperate cave environments, is an effective source of ancient DNA...
  5. doi request reprint Mylodon darwinii DNA sequences from ancient fecal hair shafts
    Andrew A Clack
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Ann Anat 194:26-30. 2012
    ..This bodes well for potential molecular-based population and phylogeographic studies on sloths, several species of which have been understudied despite leaving numerous coprolites in caves across of the Americas...
  6. doi request reprint Out of America: ancient DNA evidence for a new world origin of late quaternary woolly mammoths
    Regis Debruyne
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L9, Canada
    Curr Biol 18:1320-6. 2008
    ....
  7. pmc Quantitative assessment of the sensitivity of various commercial reverse transcriptases based on armored HIV RNA
    John B A Okello
    Department of Anthropology, McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e13931. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Antibiotic resistance is ancient
    Vanessa M D'Costa
    Michael G DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
    Nature 477:457-61. 2011
    ..These results show conclusively that antibiotic resistance is a natural phenomenon that predates the modern selective pressure of clinical antibiotic use...
  9. doi request reprint Second-Pandemic Strain of Vibrio cholerae from the Philadelphia Cholera Outbreak of 1849
    Alison M Devault
    From the McMaster Ancient DNA Centre A M D, J M E, M K, S F, K I B, H N P, Departments of Anthropology A M D, M K, K I B, H N P, Biology J M E, G B G, H N P, and Mathematics and Statistics D J D E, and the Michael G DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research N W, D J D E, H N P, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto D N F all in Canada the Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University, Columbus J H T Marie Bashir Institute for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity Institute, School of Biological Sciences and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney M S, E C H and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Mütter Museum, Philadelphia A N D
    N Engl J Med 370:334-40. 2014
    ..This result highlights archived medical remains as a potential resource for investigations into the genomic origins of past pandemics. ..
  10. doi request reprint Amplicon pyrosequencing late Pleistocene permafrost: the removal of putative contaminant sequences and small-scale reproducibility
    Teresita M Porter
    Department of Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8S 4K1
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:798-810. 2013
    ..read abundance corroborates previous work that suggests eastern Beringia was dominated by grasses and forbs during cold stages of the Pleistocene, a habitat that is restricted to isolated sites in the present-day Yukon. ..
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of methods in the recovery of nucleic acids from archival formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded autopsy tissues
    John B A Okello
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S4L9, Canada
    Anal Biochem 400:110-7. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death
    Kirsten I Bos
    McMaster Ancient DNA Centre, Department of Anthropology, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8, Canada
    Nature 478:506-10. 2011
    ..pestis infections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of an 11,700-year-old rodent midden from the Atacama Desert, Chile
    Melanie Kuch
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Inselstrasse 22 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Mol Ecol 11:913-24. 2002
    ..The more extensive sampling of modern Phyllotis reinforces the suggestion that P. limatus is recently derived from a peripheral isolate...
  14. pmc Ancient biomolecules from deep ice cores reveal a forested southern Greenland
    Eske Willerslev
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 317:111-4. 2007
    ..The results provide direct evidence in support of a forested southern Greenland and suggest that many deep ice cores may contain genetic records of paleoenvironments in their basal sections...
  15. ncbi request reprint Molecular caving
    Michael Hofreiter
    Curr Biol 13:R693-5. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint The genetic secrets some fossils hold
    Hendrik N Poinar
    Max Planck Institute, Evolutionary Anthropology, Inselstrasse 22, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Acc Chem Res 35:676-84. 2002
    ..Upon the cleaving of these products, the defecator can be identified and his diet analyzed...