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Campbell, M.L. (2013). A Palaeopathological and Immunogenetic Assessment of Archaeological Canadian Inuit Populations. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. http://hdl.handle.net/1993/22152

Ólafsdóttir, Guðbjörg Ásta , K. M. Westfall, R. Edvardsson, S. Pálsson (2014), "Historical DNA reveals the demographic history of Atlantic cod (Gadus Morhua) in medieval and early modern Iceland". Proc. R. Soc. B February 22, 2014: 281 1777 20132976: 1471-2954.

Lawrence, Derek Joseph, N. Luckai, W.L. Meyer, C. Shahi, A.J. Fazekas, P. Kesanakurti, S. Newmaster (2012), "Distribution of White Spruce Lateral Fine Roots as Affected by the Presence of Trembling Aspen: Root Mapping Using Simple Sequence Repeat DNA Profiling". Can. J. For. Res. 42:1566-1576.

Ishida, Yasuko, A.L. Roca, S. Fratpietro and A. Greenwood (2012), "Successful Genotyping of Microsatellites in the Woolly Mammoth". Journal of Heredity May:103(3): 459-64.

Matheson, C.D., K.K. Verson, A. Lahti, R. Fratpietro, M. Spigelman, et al. (2009) "Molecular Exploration of the First-Century Tomb of the Shroud in Akeldama Jerusalem". PLoS ONE 4(12): e8319.

Matheson, C.D., Marion, T.E., Hayter, S., Esau, N., Fratpietro, R. and Vernon, K.K. 2009. Technical Note: Removal of metal ion inhibition encountered during DNA extraction and amplification of copper preserved archaeological bone using Size Exclusion Chromatography. Amer J Phys Anthropol, vol. 140, no. 2, pp. 384-391.

Lamers R, Hayter S, and Matheson CD. 2009. Postmortem miscoding lesions in sequence analysis of human ancient mitochondrial DNA. J Mol Evol 68(1):40-55.

Roca, Alfred L., Yasuko Ishida, Nikolas Nikolaidas, Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Stephen Fratpietro, Kristin Stewardson, Shannon Hensley, Michele Tisdale, Gennady Boeskorov, and Alex D. Greenwood (2009) "Genetic Variation of hair length candidate genes in elephants and the extinct woolly mammoth". BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:232.

Matheson CD, Muller GC, Junnila A, Vernon K, Hausmann A, Miller MA, Greenblatt C, and Schlein Y. 2008. A PCR method for detection of plant meals from the guts of insects. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 7(4):294-303.

Seco-Morais J, Oom MM, Quesada F, and Matheson CD. 2007. Ancient Iberian horses: a method to recover DNA from archaeological samples buried under sub-optimal conditions for preservation. J Arch Sci 37:1713-1719.

Carney, J., R. Fratpietro and S. Fratpietro (2007) "The Use of Cotton Swabs for Acquiring DNA for Genetic Analysis of Freshwater Mussels". Presented to the 2007 Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society, March 13th-15th, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Miller MA, Muller GC, Kravchenko VD, Junnila A, Vernon KK, Matheson CD, and Hausmann A. 2006. DNA-based identification of Lepidoptera larvae and plant meals from their gut contents. Russ Entomol J 15(4):427-432.

Donoghue HD, Marcsik A, Matheson C, Vernon K, Nuorala E, Molto JE, Greenblatt CL, and Spigelman M. 2005. Co-infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae in human archaeological samples: a possible explanation for the historical decline of leprosy. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 272(1561):389-394.

Larcombe LA, Nickerson P, Hoppa RD, and Matheson C. 2005. Detection of a single nucleotide polymorphism in the IL-6 promoter region of ancient nuclear DNA. Infect Genet Evol 5(2):117-122.

Donoghue HD, Spigelman M, Greenblatt CL, Lev-Maor G, Bar-Gal GK, Matheson C, Vernon K, Nerlich AG, and Zink AR. 2004. Tuberculosis: from prehistory to Robert Koch, as revealed by ancient DNA. Lancet Infect Dis 4(9):584-592.

Matheson, C., R. Praymak and S. Fratpietro (2004) "Mitochondrial DNA : Forensic versus Ancient DNA Perspectives". Presented to the 7th International Conference on Ancient DNA & Associated Biomolecules, July 10th-17th, Queensland, Australia.

Matheson C, Praymak R, Lahti A, Luukkonen P, Tiesler Blos V, and Vernon K. 2003. The Ancient Populations of the Maya: Moving towards a Regional Genetic Study. Los Investigadores de la Cultura Maya 11. Tomo 11.

Matheson CD, and Brian D. 2003. The molecular taphonomy of biological molecules and biomarkers of disease. In: Greenblatt CL, and Spigelman M, editors. Emerging Pathogens: The Archaeology, Ecology, and Evolution of Infectioud Disease. New York: Oxford University Press. p 125-142.

Schmerer WM. 2003a. Extraction of ancient DNA. Methods Mol Biol 226:57-62.

Schmerer WM. 2003b. Reduction of shadow band synthesis during PCR amplification of repetitive sequences from modern and ancient DNA. Methods Mol Biol 226:309-314.

Ubelaker DH, Spigelman M, Donoghue HD, Fletcher HA, Matheson CD, and Jones EB. 2003. Evaluation of Evidence for Tuberculosis. In: Ubelaker DH, and Jones EB, editors. Human Remains from Voegtly Cemetary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Washington. p 44-46.

Lahti A, Mallory F, Hamilton S, Matheson C, and Molto E. 2002. Molecular Genetics and the Canidae Connection: A Pilot Study. Tempus 7:221-227.

Spigelman M, Matheson CD, Lev G, Greenblatt C, and Donoghue HD. 2002. Confirmation of the presence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex-specific DNA in three archaeological specimens. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 12(6): 393-401.

Graver A, Molto JE, Parr RL, Walters S, Praymak RC, and Maki J. 2000. Mithochondrial DNA Research in the Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt: A Preliminary Report. Ancient Biomolecules 3:239-253.

 

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