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The evolution of microsatellite and mitochondrial genes of Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae) from DNA samples taken from stratified subfossil penguin bones at penguin colonies
Entry ID: K030_1996_1999_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Evolutionary changes in microsatellite and mitochondrial genes of Adelie penguins was investigated to provide knowledge about the genetic processes and mechanisms that give rise to variation and change on the genome. Serially preserved ancient DNA deposits of the penguins were able to be obtained from stratified deposits of subfossil penguin bones built up over time at penguin colonies at Cape ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -70.0   S: -78.0   E: 170.0   W: 160.0  
2.   N: -66.5   S: -71.25   E: 170.25   W: 141.0  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1997-01-05
Stop Date: 1997-01-16
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ISO Topic Category
Quality The data was collected for a PhD and MSc study. All data is contained in the theses. Further information may be obtainable from the investigator.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +61 7 373 55298
Fax: +61 7 373 57459
Email: d.lambert at griffith.edu.at
Contact Address:
Griffith School of Environment
Griffith School of Biomolecular and Physical Science
Griffith University
170 Kessels Road
City: Nathan
Province or State: Queensland
Postal Code: 4111
Country: Australia
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Publications/References
Lambert, D.M. Ritchie, P.A. Millar, C.D. Holland, B. Drummond, A.J. Baroni, C. Rates of evolution in ancient DNA from Adélie penguins. Science 295(March): 2270-2273, 2002.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-12-08

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