Preparation of bone samples in the Gliwice Radiocarbon Laboratory for AMS radiocarbon dating.

@article{Piotrowska2002PreparationOB,
  title={Preparation of bone samples in the Gliwice Radiocarbon Laboratory for AMS radiocarbon dating.},
  author={Natalia Piotrowska and Tomasz Goslar},
  journal={Isotopes in environmental and health studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={267-75}
}
In the Gliwice Radiocarbon Laboratory, a system for preparation of samples for AMS dating has been built. At first it was used to produce graphite targets from plant macrofossils and sediments. In this study we extended its capabilities with the preparation of bones. We dealt with 3 methods; the first was the classical Longin method of collagen extraction, the second one included additional treatment of powdered bone in alkali solution, while in the third one carboxyl carbon was separated from… CONTINUE READING