Re: Paleo-DNA

LJ Moore (
Thu, 21 Nov 1996 18:26:12 GMT

I've never been too successful finding ancient DNA info from the
internet; everything useful I've found comes from Medline or Current
Contents. Below is a partial list of references I pasted from my database.
It contains both popular articles as well as more technical things. Hope
this helps.


Bada JL, Wang XS, Poinar HN, Paabo S, and Poinar GO (1994) Amino acid
racemization in amber-entombed insects: implications for DNA
preservation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 5814:3131-3135.

Eglinton G, Logan GA (1991) Molecular preservation. Proc. R. Soc. Lond.
B 333:315-328.

Fischman, J (1993) Going for the old: Ancient DNA draws a crowd.
Science 262:655-656.

Golenberg EM (1994) Antediluvian DNA research. Nature 367:692.

Hagelberg E (1994) Ancient DNA studies. Evolutionary Anthropology

Hagelberg E, Bell LS, Allen T, Boyde A, Jones SJ, Clegg JB (1991)
Analysis of ancient bone DNA: techniques and applications. Phil. Trans.
R. Soc. Lond. B 333:399-407.

Hagelberg E, Clegg JB (1991) Isolation and characterization of DNA from
archaeological bone. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 244:45-50.

Hagelberg E, Clegg JB (1993) Genetic polymorphisms in prehistoric
Pacific islanders determined by analysis of ancient bone DNA. Proc. R.
Soc. Lond. B 252:163-170.

Hagelberg E, Clegg JB (1993) Gentic polymorphisms in prehistoric
Pacific islanders determined by analysis of ancient bone DNA. Proc. R.
Soc. Lond. B 252:163-170.

Hagelberg E, Sykes B, Hedges R (1989) Ancient bone DNA amplified.
Nature 342:485.

Handt O, Hoss M, Krings M, and Paabo S (1994) Ancient DNA:
Methodological challenges. Experentia 50:524-529..

Hauswirth WW, Dickel CD, Rowold DJ, and Hauswirth MA (1994) Inter- and
intrapopulation studies of ancient humans. Experentia 50:585-591..

Horai S, et al. (1991) Phylogenetic affiliation of ancient and
contemporary humans inferred from mitochondrial DNA. Phil. Trans. R.
Soc. Lond. B 333:409-417.

Hummel S, Nordsiek G, Hermann B (1992) Improved efficiency in
amplification of ancient DNA and its sequence analysis.
Naturwissenschaften 79:359-360.

Joysey KA (1988) The use of amino acid sequences in phylogenetic
analysis. In: Molecular Evolution and the Fossil Record, TW Broadhead,
ed., pp. 34-48. Knoxville: Paleontological Society of America.

Kurosaki K, Matsushita T, Ueda S (1993) Individual DNA identification
from ancient human remains. American Journal of Human Genetics

Lewin, R (1994) Fact, fiction, and fossil DNA. New Scientist 20

Lindahl T (1993) Instability and decay of the primary structure of DNA.
Nature 362:709-715.

Lister AM (1994) Ancient DNA: Not quite "Jurassic Park". Trends in
Ecology and Evolution 93:82-84.

Meijer H, Perizonius WRK, Geraedts JPM (1992) Recovery and
identification of DNA sequences harboured in preserved ancient human
bones. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications

Paabo S (1985) Preservation of DNA in ancient Egyptian mummies. J.
Arch. Sci. 12:411-417..

Paabo, S (1993) Ancient DNA. Scientific American Nov:86-92.

Poinar GO (1994) The range of life in amber: significance and
implications in DNA studies. Experentia 50:536-550.

Poinar GO Jr (1993) Recovery of antediluvian DNA. Nature 365:700.

Roy MS, Girman DJ, Taylor AC, Wayne RK (1994) The use of museum
specimens to reconstruct the genetic variability and relationships of
extinct populations. Experentia 50:551-557.

Sykes B (1993) Less cause for grave concern. Nature 366:513.

Thomas WK, Paabo S (1993) DNA sequences from old tissue remains.
Methods in Enzymology 224:406-419.

Woodward SR, King MJ, Chiu NM, Kuchar MJ, Griggs CW (1994)
Amplification of ancient nuclear DNA from teeth and soft tissues. PCR
Methods and Applications :244-247.

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In article <>, says...
>HI, I am doing an paper on paleo-DNA. The concept is from "Jurassic
>Park." I was wondering if anyone konws where I can find any research
>articles, papers, or any other sources for this tpoic on the internet.
>Any suggestion will be helpful!
> Thanks!