Andrei Sher

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc DNA extraction from dry museum beetles without conferring external morphological damage
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e272. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiplex PCR with minisequencing as an effective high-throughput SNP typing method for formalin-fixed tissue
    Marcus T P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Electrophoresis 28:2361-7. 2007
  3. pmc Application and comparison of large-scale solution-based DNA capture-enrichment methods on ancient DNA
    Maria C Avila-Arcos
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Sci Rep 1:74. 2011
  4. pmc Molecular diet analysis of two african free-tailed bats (molossidae) using high throughput sequencing
    Kristine Bohmann
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e21441. 2011
  5. pmc Deep sequencing of RNA from ancient maize kernels
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e50961. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The mummy returns… and sheds new light on old questions
    M T P Gilbert
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 20:4195-8. 2011
  7. pmc Genetic diversity among pandemic 2009 influenza viruses isolated from a transmission chain
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, Copenhagen K, 1350, Denmark
    Virol J 10:116. 2013
  8. pmc Improving the performance of true single molecule sequencing for ancient DNA
    Aurélien Ginolhac
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen University, 5 7 Øster Voldgade, København, 1350, Denmark
    BMC Genomics 13:177. 2012
  9. pmc Long-term RNA persistence in postmortem contexts
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Investig Genet 4:7. 2013
  10. pmc Fellow travellers: a concordance of colonization patterns between mice and men in the North Atlantic region
    E P Jones
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 12:35. 2012

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Publications62

  1. pmc DNA extraction from dry museum beetles without conferring external morphological damage
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e272. 2007
    ..This is clearly undesirable when dealing with rare species or otherwise important specimens, such as type specimens...
  2. ncbi request reprint Multiplex PCR with minisequencing as an effective high-throughput SNP typing method for formalin-fixed tissue
    Marcus T P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Electrophoresis 28:2361-7. 2007
    ..In the light of this evidence, we suggest that the systematic screening of FFPE collections may in the future provide valuable insights into the past...
  3. pmc Application and comparison of large-scale solution-based DNA capture-enrichment methods on ancient DNA
    Maria C Avila-Arcos
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Sci Rep 1:74. 2011
    ..In addition to demonstrating the plausibility of capturing aDNA from ancient plant material, our results also enable us to provide useful recommendations for those planning targeted-sequencing on aDNA...
  4. pmc Molecular diet analysis of two african free-tailed bats (molossidae) using high throughput sequencing
    Kristine Bohmann
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 6:e21441. 2011
    ..condylurus and C. pumilus in the Simunye region of Swaziland at the time of year when the samples were collected, although as more complete databases against which to compare the sequences are generated this may have to be re-evaluated...
  5. pmc Deep sequencing of RNA from ancient maize kernels
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e50961. 2013
    ..The results suggest that ancient seed transcriptomics may offer a powerful new tool with which to study plant domestication...
  6. ncbi request reprint The mummy returns… and sheds new light on old questions
    M T P Gilbert
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 20:4195-8. 2011
    ..Furthermore, they strike at the heart of the long-standing debate over whether aDNA analysis of ancient Egyptian mummies is scientifically sound...
  7. pmc Genetic diversity among pandemic 2009 influenza viruses isolated from a transmission chain
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, Copenhagen K, 1350, Denmark
    Virol J 10:116. 2013
    ..We have applied deep sequencing to characterize influenza intra-host variation in a transmission chain consisting of three cases due to oseltamivir-sensitive viruses, and one derived oseltamivir-resistant case...
  8. pmc Improving the performance of true single molecule sequencing for ancient DNA
    Aurélien Ginolhac
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen University, 5 7 Øster Voldgade, København, 1350, Denmark
    BMC Genomics 13:177. 2012
    ..Here, we aim at improving even further the performance of tSMS for ancient DNA by testing two novel tSMS template preparation methods for Pleistocene bone fossils, namely oligonucleotide spiking and treatment with DNA phosphatase...
  9. pmc Long-term RNA persistence in postmortem contexts
    Sarah L Fordyce
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Investig Genet 4:7. 2013
    ..A better understanding of the mechanisms of RNA decay will be crucial for developing expectations on its long-term survival...
  10. pmc Fellow travellers: a concordance of colonization patterns between mice and men in the North Atlantic region
    E P Jones
    Department of Biology, University of York, PO Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 12:35. 2012
    ..Here we investigate whether house mouse mtDNA sequences reflect human history in these other regions as well...
  11. pmc Statistical analysis of post mortem DNA damage-derived miscoding lesions in Neandertal mitochondrial DNA
    Sergi Vives
    Institut de Biologia Evolutiva CSIC UPF, Dr, Aiguader 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Res Notes 1:40. 2008
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  12. pmc Mitogenomic phylogenetic analyses of the Delphinidae with an emphasis on the Globicephalinae
    Julia T Vilstrup
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Evol Biol 11:65. 2011
    ..Further ad hoc tests were then conducted to estimate the support for alternative topologies...
  13. ncbi request reprint mtDNA from hair and nail clarifies the genetic relationship of the 15th century Qilakitsoq Inuit mummies
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 133:847-53. 2007
    ..The observation of haplogroups A2a and A2b amongst the 550-year-old Inuit puts a lower limit on the age of the two lineages in Greenland...
  14. pmc The isolation of nucleic acids from fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues-which methods are useful when?
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e537. 2007
    ..Our findings recommend that the extraction methodology adopted should be chosen carefully. Here we provide a quick reference table that can be used to determine appropriate protocols for particular aims...
  15. pmc Intraspecific phylogenetic analysis of Siberian woolly mammoths using complete mitochondrial genomes
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:8327-32. 2008
    ..Modeling of protein structures failed to indicate any important functional difference between genomes belonging to the two clades, suggesting that the loss of clade II more likely is due to genetic drift than a selective sweep...
  16. pmc Recharacterization of ancient DNA miscoding lesions: insights in the era of sequencing-by-synthesis
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Center for Ancient Genetics, Niels Bohr Institute and Biological Institutes, The University of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Nucleic Acids Res 35:1-10. 2007
    ..How widespread these implications are for aDNA will become apparent as future studies analyse data recovered from a wider range of substrates...
  17. pmc Analysis of complete mitochondrial genomes from extinct and extant rhinoceroses reveals lack of phylogenetic resolution
    Eske Willerslev
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100, Denmark
    BMC Evol Biol 9:95. 2009
    ..One notable example concerns the rhinoceroses, a group for which several contradictory phylogenies were proposed on the basis of morphology, then apparently resolved using mitochondrial DNA fragments...
  18. pmc Ancient DNA analyses exclude humans as the driving force behind late Pleistocene musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) population dynamics
    Paula F Campos
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, DK 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5675-80. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Ancient DNA sequences point to a large loss of mitochondrial genetic diversity in the saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) since the Pleistocene
    Paula F Campos
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mol Ecol 19:4863-75. 2010
    ..66-77%) following either a demographic bottleneck in the course of the Holocene or late Pleistocene, or a geographic fragmentation (followed by local extinction of one subpopulation) at the Holocene/Pleistocene transition...
  20. ncbi request reprint Whole-genome shotgun sequencing of mitochondria from ancient hair shafts
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 317:1927-30. 2007
    ..The method therefore sets the stage for molecular-genetic analysis of museum collections...
  21. pmc Ancient human genome sequence of an extinct Palaeo-Eskimo
    Morten Rasmussen
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark and Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nature 463:757-62. 2010
    ..This provides evidence for a migration from Siberia into the New World some 5,500 years ago, independent of that giving rise to the modern Native Americans and Inuit...
  22. doi request reprint Paleo-Eskimo mtDNA genome reveals matrilineal discontinuity in Greenland
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Center for Ancient Genetics, Department of Biology, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 320:1787-9. 2008
    ..This result suggests that the earliest migrants into the New World's northern extremes derived from populations in the Bering Sea area and were not directly related to Native Americans or the later Neo-Eskimos that replaced them...
  23. pmc Non-destructive sampling of ancient insect DNA
    Philip Francis Thomsen
    Centre for Ancient Genetics and Environments, Natural History Museum and Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 4:e5048. 2009
    ..Finally, we test the possibility of obtaining ancient insect DNA directly from non-frozen sediments deposited 3280-1800 years ago -- an alternative approach that also does not involve destruction of valuable material...
  24. pmc Species-specific responses of Late Quaternary megafauna to climate and humans
    Eline D Lorenzen
    Centre for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, Øster Voldgade 5 7, DK 1350 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Nature 479:359-64. 2011
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  25. pmc 800,000 year old mammoth DNA, modern elephant DNA or PCR artefact?
    Jonas Binladen
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, Niels Bohr Institute and Biological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biol Lett 3:55-6; discussion 60-3. 2007
    ..Finally, we demonstrate using a simple BLAST search in GenBank that the claimed 'uniquely derived character state' for mammoths is in fact also found within modern elephants...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diverse plant and animal genetic records from Holocene and Pleistocene sediments
    Eske Willerslev
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Zoological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, Denmark DK 2100 Ø
    Science 300:791-5. 2003
    ..Therefore, many sedimentary deposits may contain unique, and widespread, genetic records of paleoenvironments...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Authenticity in ancient DNA studies
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Center for Ancient Genetics, Niels Bohr and Biological Institutes, University of Copenhagen
    Med Secoli 18:701-23. 2006
    ..In this paper we outline first the problems associated with aDNA studies, and secondly present potential guidelines designed so as to enable non-specialist readers the opportunity to critically assess the quality of aDNA publications...
  29. doi request reprint Genetic differentiation among North Atlantic killer whale populations
    Andrew D Foote
    Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, School of Biological Sciences, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen, UK
    Mol Ecol 20:629-41. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that genetic differentiation can arise through resource specialization in the absence of physical barriers to gene flow...
  30. pmc The use of coded PCR primers enables high-throughput sequencing of multiple homolog amplification products by 454 parallel sequencing
    Jonas Binladen
    Center for Ancient Genetics, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 2:e197. 2007
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  31. 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...
  32. pmc Positive selection on the killer whale mitogenome
    Andrew D Foote
    Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Øster Volgade 5 7, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biol Lett 7:116-8. 2011
    ..Both substitutions were associated with changes in local polarity, increased steric constraints and α-helical tendencies that could influence overall metabolic performance, suggesting a functional change...
  33. pmc Faunal record identifies Bering isthmus conditions as constraint to end-Pleistocene migration to the New World
    Meirav Meiri
    Zoological Museum and Department of Zoology, Institute of Archaeology, The Steinhardt National Collection of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel, Earth Sciences Department, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK, Department of Archaeology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA, Center for the Study of the First Americans, Department of Anthropology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA, Department of Geography, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK, School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK, Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Yukon, PO Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada, Y1A 2C6, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AL 35229-7027
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132167. 2014
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  34. pmc Assessing the fidelity of ancient DNA sequences amplified from nuclear genes
    Jonas Binladen
    Ancient DNA and Evolution Group, Centre for Ancient Genetics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Genetics 172:733-41. 2006
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  35. pmc Direct evidence of extensive diversity of HIV-1 in Kinshasa by 1960
    Michael Worobey
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    Nature 455:661-4. 2008
    ..The recovery of viral gene sequences from decades-old paraffin-embedded tissues opens the door to a detailed palaeovirological investigation of the evolutionary history of HIV-1 that is not accessible by other methods...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evaluating Neanderthal genetics and phylogeny
    Martin B Hebsgaard
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, Niels Bohr Institute and Biological Institute, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, Copenhagen DK 2100, Denmark
    J Mol Evol 64:50-60. 2007
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  37. pmc Ancient DNA reveals late survival of mammoth and horse in interior Alaska
    James Haile
    Centre for GeoGenetics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22352-7. 2009
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  38. doi request reprint DNA from pre-Clovis human coprolites in Oregon, North America
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Centre for Ancient Genetics, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Science 320:786-9. 2008
    ..The mtDNA corresponds to Native American founding haplogroups A2 and B2. The dates of the coprolites are >1000 14C years earlier than currently accepted dates for the Clovis complex...
  39. ncbi request reprint mtDNA analysis of human remains from an early Danish Christian cemetery
    Lars Rudbeck
    Research Laboratory, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:424-9. 2005
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  40. ncbi request reprint 5'-tailed sequencing primers improve sequencing quality of PCR products
    Jonas Binladen
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Biotechniques 42:174, 176. 2007
  41. pmc The emergence of HIV/AIDS in the Americas and beyond
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:18566-70. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that HIV-1 circulated cryptically in the United States for approximately 12 years before the recognition of AIDS in 1981...
  42. pmc Most of the extant mtDNA boundaries in south and southwest Asia were likely shaped during the initial settlement of Eurasia by anatomically modern humans
    Mait Metspalu
    Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    BMC Genet 5:26. 2004
    ..The results were integrated and analyzed together with published data from South, Southeast Asia and West Eurasia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Rise and fall of the Beringian steppe bison
    Beth Shapiro
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Oxford University, South Parks Road, Oxford OX13PS, UK
    Science 306:1561-5. 2004
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  44. ncbi request reprint Ancient mitochondrial DNA from hair
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Curr Biol 14:R463-4. 2004
  45. pmc Characterization of genetic miscoding lesions caused by postmortem damage
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 72:48-61. 2003
    ..Last, a significant correlation between archaeological site and sample-specific level of DNA damage was detected...
  46. pmc Distribution patterns of postmortem damage in human mitochondrial DNA
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Hum Genet 72:32-47. 2003
    ..Finally, a simple method for the identification of incorrect archaeological haplogroup designations is introduced, on the basis of the observed spectrum of postmortem damage...
  47. pmc The genetic origins of the Andaman Islanders
    Phillip Endicott
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PS England
    Am J Hum Genet 72:178-84. 2003
    ..The results demonstrate that Victorian anthropological collections can be used to study extinct, or seriously admixed populations, to provide new data about early human origins...
  48. ncbi request reprint No proof that typhoid caused the Plague of Athens (a reply to Papagrigorakis et al.)
    Beth Shapiro
    Int J Infect Dis 10:334-5; author reply 335-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Tracking down human contamination in ancient human teeth
    Maria Lourdes Sampietro
    Unitat de Biologia Evolutiva, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Mol Biol Evol 23:1801-7. 2006
    ..We argue therefore that the typing of those involved in the manipulation of the ancient human specimens is critical in order to ensure that generated results are accurate...
  50. pmc Stable isotope and DNA evidence for ritual sequences in Inca child sacrifice
    Andrew S Wilson
    Archaeological Sciences School of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16456-61. 2007
    ..Such direct information amplifies, yet also partly contrasts with, Spanish historical accounts...
  51. pmc Barking up the wrong tree: modern northern European dogs fail to explain their origin
    Helena Malmström
    Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Evol Biol 8:71. 2008
    ..This has been suggested to indicate a possible origin of the haplogroup (perhaps even a separate domestication) in central or northern Europe...
  52. ncbi request reprint Rescuing ancient DNA
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Nat Biotechnol 25:872-4. 2007
  53. doi request reprint The effect of ancient DNA damage on inferences of demographic histories
    Erik Axelsson
    Department of Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mol Biol Evol 25:2181-7. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that population genetic analyses of aDNA sequences, which do not accurately account for damage, should be interpreted with great caution...
  54. ncbi request reprint More on contamination: the use of asymmetric molecular behavior to identify authentic ancient human DNA
    Helena Malmström
    Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Mol Biol Evol 24:998-1004. 2007
    ..This asymmetrical behavior of authentic and contaminant DNA can be used to identify authentic haplotypes in human aDNA studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ancient DNA chronology within sediment deposits: are paleobiological reconstructions possible and is DNA leaching a factor?
    James Haile
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Mol Biol Evol 24:982-9. 2007
    ..Our study indicates that DNA from sediments can still offer a rich source of information on past environments, provided that the risk from vertical migration can be controlled for...
  56. ncbi request reprint A preliminary analysis of the DNA and diet of the extinct Beothuk: a systematic approach to ancient human DNA
    Melanie Kuch
    McMaster Ancient DNA Center, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4L9, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 132:594-604. 2007
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  57. pmc Comment on "Protein sequences from mastodon and Tyrannosaurus rex revealed by mass spectrometry"
    Mike Buckley
    BioArch, Departments of Biology, Archaeology, Chemistry and Technology Facility, University of York, Post Office Box 373, York YO10 5YW, UK
    Science 319:33; author reply 33. 2008
    ..rex does not...
  58. pmc Beringian paleoecology inferred from permafrost-preserved fungal DNA
    Magnus C Lydolph
    Microbial Discovery, Novozymes A S, Smørmosevej 25 1B1, DK 2880 Bagsvaerd, Denmark
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:1012-7. 2005
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  59. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of ancient DNA in Egypt: response to Zink and Nerlich (2003)
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, OX1 3PS United Kingdom
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:110-4; discussion 115-8. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Absence of Yersinia pestis-specific DNA in human teeth from five European excavations of putative plague victims
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Microbiology 150:341-54. 2004
    ..In addition, the utility of the published tooth-based ancient DNA technique used to diagnose fatal bacteraemias in historical epidemics still awaits independent corroboration...
  61. pmc Reply to Pape et al.: the phylogeography of HIV-1 group M subtype B
    Michael Worobey
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:E16. 2008
  62. ncbi request reprint Resistance of degraded hair shafts to contaminant DNA
    M Thomas P Gilbert
    Henry Wellcome Ancient Biomolecules Centre, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Forensic Sci Int 156:208-12. 2006
    ..Therefore, hair samples represent an important and underestimated source of DNA in both forensic and ancient DNA studies...