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American Museum of Natural History biologist and colleagues decode longest DNA sequence ever of woolly mammoth

American Museum of Natural History article on our collaborative efforts to produce the longest ancient DNA sequences ever obtained from a woolly mammoth.

Dec 21, 2005

Author: Department of Communications
Media: American Museum of Natural History
Date: December 2005

Finding demonstrates that sequence of entire woolly mammoth genome is within reach An American Museum of Natural History biologist and his colleagues have completed a painstaking project that allowed them to decode the largest piece by far of the genome of the woolly mammoth, the shaggy, extinct elephant relative that ranged far and wide on Earth until the end of the last Ice Age about 10,000 years ago.

American Museum of Natural History biologist and colleagues decode longest DNA sequence ever of woolly mammoth - AMNH.org