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Ancient Bone DNA Investigation Uses UV Irradiation of External Surface As Step To Prevent Modern DNA Contamination

Kerttu Majander et. al. article in Nature about process of extracting ancient DNA from European bone samples exploring treponemal diseases such as syphyllis. Ultraviolet light is used to destroy any modern DNA contamination before processing bone sample. Full text available at: ( Abstract: The origins of treponemal diseases have long remained unknown, especially considering the…

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