- Patterns of prehistoric human mobility in polynesia indicated by mtDNA from the Pacific ratE Matisoo-Smith
Department of Anthropology, University of Auckland, P B 92019 Auckland, New Zealand
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:15145-50. 1998..Results are inconsistent with models of Pacific settlement involving substantial isolation after colonization and confirm the value of genetic studies on commensal species for elucidating the history of human settlement...
- Ancient DNA from Polynesian rats: extraction, amplification and sequence from single small bonesE Matisoo-Smith
Department of Anthropology, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Electrophoresis 18:1534-7. 1997..1 g of R. exulans bone and tooth samples recovered from archaeological sites throughout the Pacific, ranging from 400 to 2000 years old...
- Origins and dispersals of Pacific peoples: evidence from mtDNA phylogenies of the Pacific ratE Matisoo-Smith
Department of Anthropology and Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, University of Auckland, P B 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9167-72. 2004..By tracking population changes through time, we can understand more fully the settlement process and population interactions in both Near and Remote Oceania...