Using ancient DNA analysis in palaeopathology: a critical analysis of published papers, with recommendations for future work

@inproceedings{Roberts2008UsingAD,
  title={Using ancient DNA analysis in palaeopathology: a critical analysis of published papers, with recommendations for future work},
  author={Charlotte A. Roberts and Sarah L. Ingham},
  year={2008}
}
Despite an observable increase in the number of studies using ancient DNA analysis to diagnose disease in human remains, there remain issues to be addressed about the quality of the resulting publications. This paper describes the qualitative analysis of published papers that describe the detection of pathogenic DNA in human skeletal and mummified remains from archaeological sites. Its ultimate goal is to provide an overview of the main problematic issues in relationship to standards developed… CONTINUE READING

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