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Re: T-Rex soft tissue?
Furthermore, cloning animals is really, really hard to
do. To my knowledge, no one has managed to clone a
bird or reptile (yet). Dinosaurs and other extinct
animals produce other problems as well.
--- frank bliss <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> You might be able to get proteins/ protein fragments
> but certainly not
> complete DNA. You would separate out the components
> and inject them
> into living tissue cultures to see what antibodies
> appear. You could
> then work backwards to figure out what proteins are
> present. Useful,
> but hardly a Jurassic Park cloning experiment.
> Frank Bliss
> MS Biostratigraphy
> Weston Wyoming
> On Mar 24, 2005, at 3:10 PM, Tyler Kerr wrote:
> > Does this mean that you could extract DNA and
> potentially clone a
> > dinosaur?
> > ----- Original Message ----- From:
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> > Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 2:38 PM
> > Subject: T-Rex soft tissue?
> >> http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7285683/
> >> Is this a dream?
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