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Ancient genomics. / Der Sarkissian, Clio; Allentoft, Morten Erik; Avila Arcos, Maria del Carmen; Barnett, Ross; Campos, Paula F.; Cappellini, Enrico; Ermini, Luca; Fernandez Garcia, Rut; Rodrigues da Fonseca, Rute Andreia; Ginolhac, Aurélien; Hansen, Anders Johannes; Jónsson, Hákon; Korneliussen, Thorfinn Sand; Margaryan, Ashot; Martin, Michael David; Moreno Mayar, José Victor; Raghavan, Maanasa; Rasmussen, Morten; Sandoval Velasco, Marcela; Schroeder, Hannes; Schubert, Mikkel; Seguin-Orlando, Andaine; Wales, Nathan; Gilbert, M. Thomas P.; Willerslev, Eske; Orlando, Ludovic Antoine Alexandre.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol. 370, No. 1660, 20130387, 2015.

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Harvard

Der Sarkissian, C, Allentoft, ME, Avila Arcos, MDC, Barnett, R, Campos, PF, Cappellini, E, Ermini, L, Fernandez Garcia, R, Rodrigues da Fonseca, RA, Ginolhac, A, Hansen, AJ, Jónsson, H, Korneliussen, TS, Margaryan, A, Martin, MD, Moreno Mayar, JV, Raghavan, M, Rasmussen, M, Sandoval Velasco, M, Schroeder, H, Schubert, M, Seguin-Orlando, A, Wales, N, Gilbert, MTP, Willerslev, E & Orlando, LAA 2015, 'Ancient genomics', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 370, no. 1660, 20130387. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0387

APA

Der Sarkissian, C., Allentoft, M. E., Avila Arcos, M. D. C., Barnett, R., Campos, P. F., Cappellini, E., ... Orlando, L. A. A. (2015). Ancient genomics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 370(1660), [20130387]. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0387

Vancouver

Der Sarkissian C, Allentoft ME, Avila Arcos MDC, Barnett R, Campos PF, Cappellini E et al. Ancient genomics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2015;370(1660). 20130387. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2013.0387

Author

Der Sarkissian, Clio ; Allentoft, Morten Erik ; Avila Arcos, Maria del Carmen ; Barnett, Ross ; Campos, Paula F. ; Cappellini, Enrico ; Ermini, Luca ; Fernandez Garcia, Rut ; Rodrigues da Fonseca, Rute Andreia ; Ginolhac, Aurélien ; Hansen, Anders Johannes ; Jónsson, Hákon ; Korneliussen, Thorfinn Sand ; Margaryan, Ashot ; Martin, Michael David ; Moreno Mayar, José Victor ; Raghavan, Maanasa ; Rasmussen, Morten ; Sandoval Velasco, Marcela ; Schroeder, Hannes ; Schubert, Mikkel ; Seguin-Orlando, Andaine ; Wales, Nathan ; Gilbert, M. Thomas P. ; Willerslev, Eske ; Orlando, Ludovic Antoine Alexandre. / Ancient genomics. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 2015 ; Vol. 370, No. 1660.

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abstract = "The past decade has witnessed a revolution in ancient DNA (aDNA) research. Although the field's focus was previously limited to mitochondrial DNA and a few nuclear markers, whole genome sequences from the deep past can now be retrieved. This breakthrough is tightly connected to the massive sequence throughput of next generation sequencing platforms and the ability to target short and degraded DNA molecules. Many ancient specimens previously unsuitable for DNA analyses because of extensive degradation can now successfully be used as source materials. Additionally, the analytical power obtained by increasing the number of sequence reads to billions effectively means that contamination issues that have haunted aDNA research for decades, particularly in human studies, can now be efficiently and confidently quantified. At present, whole genomes have been sequenced from ancient anatomically modern humans, archaic hominins, ancient pathogens and megafaunal species. Those have revealed important functional and phenotypic information, as well as unexpected adaptation, migration and admixture patterns. As such, the field of aDNA has entered the new era of genomics and has provided valuable information when testing specific hypotheses related to the past.",
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AU - Ermini, Luca

AU - Fernandez Garcia, Rut

AU - Rodrigues da Fonseca, Rute Andreia

AU - Ginolhac, Aurélien

AU - Hansen, Anders Johannes

AU - Jónsson, Hákon

AU - Korneliussen, Thorfinn Sand

AU - Margaryan, Ashot

AU - Martin, Michael David

AU - Moreno Mayar, José Victor

AU - Raghavan, Maanasa

AU - Rasmussen, Morten

AU - Sandoval Velasco, Marcela

AU - Schroeder, Hannes

AU - Schubert, Mikkel

AU - Seguin-Orlando, Andaine

AU - Wales, Nathan

AU - Gilbert, M. Thomas P.

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AU - Orlando, Ludovic Antoine Alexandre

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