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Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding. / Dalén, Love; Lagerholm, Vendela K.; Nylander, Johan A. A.; Barton, Nick; Bochenski, Zbigniew M.; Tomek, Teresa; Rudling, David; Ericson, Per G. P.; Irestedt, Martin; Stewart, John R.

In: Genes, Vol. 8, No. 6, 169, 21.06.2017.

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Dalén, L, Lagerholm, VK, Nylander, JAA, Barton, N, Bochenski, ZM, Tomek, T, Rudling, D, Ericson, PGP, Irestedt, M & Stewart, JR 2017, 'Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding', Genes, vol. 8, no. 6, 169. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes8060169

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Dalén, L., Lagerholm, V. K., Nylander, J. A. A., Barton, N., Bochenski, Z. M., Tomek, T., Rudling, D., Ericson, P. G. P., Irestedt, M., & Stewart, J. R. (2017). Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding. Genes, 8(6), [169]. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes8060169

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Dalén L, Lagerholm VK, Nylander JAA, Barton N, Bochenski ZM, Tomek T et al. Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding. Genes. 2017 Jun 21;8(6). 169. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes8060169

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Dalén, Love ; Lagerholm, Vendela K. ; Nylander, Johan A. A. ; Barton, Nick ; Bochenski, Zbigniew M. ; Tomek, Teresa ; Rudling, David ; Ericson, Per G. P. ; Irestedt, Martin ; Stewart, John R. / Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding. In: Genes. 2017 ; Vol. 8, No. 6.

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title = "Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding",
abstract = "Bird remains that are difficult to identify taxonomically using morphological methods, are common in the palaeontological record. Other types of challenging avian material include artefacts and food items from endangered taxa, as well as remains from aircraft strikes. We here present a DNA-based method that enables taxonomic identification of bird remains, even from material where the DNA is heavily degraded. The method is based on the amplification and sequencing of two short variable parts of the 16S region in the mitochondrial genome. To demonstrate the applicability of this approach, we evaluated the method on a set of Holocene and Late Pleistocene postcranial bird bones from several palaeontological and archaeological sites in Europe with good success.",
keywords = "16S, Archaeology, Aves, Biodiversity, Palaeogenetics, Palaeontology, Species identification",
author = "Love Dal{\'e}n and Lagerholm, {Vendela K.} and Nylander, {Johan A. A.} and Nick Barton and Bochenski, {Zbigniew M.} and Teresa Tomek and David Rudling and Ericson, {Per G. P.} and Martin Irestedt and Stewart, {John R.}",
note = "This project was made possible through a grant (SE-TAF-3037) to J.R.S. from the EU-funded SYNTHESYS project. L.D. also acknowledges support from the Swedish Research Council.",
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T1 - Identifying bird remains using ancient DNA barcoding

AU - Dalén, Love

AU - Lagerholm, Vendela K.

AU - Nylander, Johan A. A.

AU - Barton, Nick

AU - Bochenski, Zbigniew M.

AU - Tomek, Teresa

AU - Rudling, David

AU - Ericson, Per G. P.

AU - Irestedt, Martin

AU - Stewart, John R.

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N2 - Bird remains that are difficult to identify taxonomically using morphological methods, are common in the palaeontological record. Other types of challenging avian material include artefacts and food items from endangered taxa, as well as remains from aircraft strikes. We here present a DNA-based method that enables taxonomic identification of bird remains, even from material where the DNA is heavily degraded. The method is based on the amplification and sequencing of two short variable parts of the 16S region in the mitochondrial genome. To demonstrate the applicability of this approach, we evaluated the method on a set of Holocene and Late Pleistocene postcranial bird bones from several palaeontological and archaeological sites in Europe with good success.

AB - Bird remains that are difficult to identify taxonomically using morphological methods, are common in the palaeontological record. Other types of challenging avian material include artefacts and food items from endangered taxa, as well as remains from aircraft strikes. We here present a DNA-based method that enables taxonomic identification of bird remains, even from material where the DNA is heavily degraded. The method is based on the amplification and sequencing of two short variable parts of the 16S region in the mitochondrial genome. To demonstrate the applicability of this approach, we evaluated the method on a set of Holocene and Late Pleistocene postcranial bird bones from several palaeontological and archaeological sites in Europe with good success.

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KW - Aves

KW - Biodiversity

KW - Palaeogenetics

KW - Palaeontology

KW - Species identification

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