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Extracting the past : DNA from ancient aboriginal Australians

Adcock, Gregory John


DNA was extracted from the skeletal remains of ancient Australian and Papua New Guinean individuals. This DNA was amplified to obtain DNA sequences suitable for determining evolutionary relationships and an individual's sex. The methodology described included acquisition of specimens, DNA extraction, PCR amplification, contamination minimisation procedures and data analysis. A field project was undertaken to understand the requirements for getting permission to use Australian skeletal...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778732a8bdd


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