paleogenetics


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paleogenetics

(pā′lē-ō-jə-nĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of genetic material from long-dead, often extinct, organisms.

pa′le·o·ge·net′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst) n.
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This makes the PNC samples unique for the paleogenetic purpose of this investigation.
The forty scholars from different countries who made this erudite sum possible address the fossil, genetic and archaeological evidence and examine the ways these have so far been interpreted, using a variety of approaches from paleogenetics, comparative biology, primatology, behavioural ecology, historical linguistics, paleolithic archaeology, cognitive science and social anthropology.
2001; Saleeby, 2002), but when it was later included in a study of bison paleogenetics (Shapiro et al.