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Ancient DNA

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 2 A Phenol–Chloroform Protocol for Extracting DNA from Ancient Samples
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    Chapter 3 DNA Extraction of Ancient Animal Hard Tissue Samples via Adsorption to Silica Particles
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    Chapter 4 Case study: recovery of ancient nuclear DNA from toe pads of the extinct passenger pigeon.
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    Chapter 5 Extraction of DNA from Paleofeces
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    Chapter 6 DNA Extraction from Keratin and Chitin
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    Chapter 7 Case Study: Ancient Sloth DNA Recovered from Hairs Preserved in Paleofeces
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    Chapter 8 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 9 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 10 Ancient DNA Extraction from Plants
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    Chapter 11 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 12 Case Study: Ancient DNA Recovered from Pleistocene-Age Remains of a Florida Armadillo
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    Chapter 13 Nondestructive DNA Extraction from Museum Specimens
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    Chapter 14 Case Study: Using a Nondestructive DNA Extraction Method to Generate mtDNA Sequences from Historical Chimpanzee Specimens
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    Chapter 15 PCR Amplification, Cloning, and Sequencing of Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 16 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 17 Multiplex PCR Amplification of Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 18 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 19 Ancient DNA
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    Chapter 20 Case Study: Targeted high-Throughput Sequencing of Mitochondrial Genomes from Extinct Cave Bears via Direct Multiplex PCR Sequencing (DMPS)
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    Chapter 21 Target Enrichment via DNA Hybridization Capture.
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    Chapter 22 Case Study: Enrichment of Ancient Mitochondrial DNA by Hybridization Capture
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    Chapter 23 Analysis of High-Throughput Ancient DNA Sequencing Data
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    Chapter 24 Phylogenetic Analysis of Ancient DNA using BEAST
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Ancient DNA
Published by
Humana Press, January 2012
DOI 10.1007/978-1-61779-516-9
978-1-61779-515-2, 978-1-61779-516-9

Beth Shapiro, Michael Hofreiter

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Switzerland 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Poland 1 <1%
Unknown 120 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 31 25%
Student > Master 26 21%
Researcher 22 17%
Student > Bachelor 16 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 4%
Other 13 10%
Unknown 13 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 58 46%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 23 18%
Environmental Science 7 6%
Arts and Humanities 6 5%
Social Sciences 5 4%
Other 10 8%
Unknown 17 13%