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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 <frank@blissnet.com> 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:
> <kggkoberman@comcast.net>
> > To: <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> > 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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