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Durham University

Department of Biosciences

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Publication details for Professor AR Hoelzel

Hoelzel, AR (2005). Ancient genomes. Genome Biology 6(12): 239.

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Abstract

Ever since its invention, the polymerase chain reaction has been the method of choice for work with ancient DNA. In an application of modern genomic methods to material from the Pleistocene, a recent study has instead undertaken to clone and sequence a portion of the ancient genome of the cave bear.