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Re: Dinosaur Protein

That's what I thought.

And what's teh concept of Jurassic Park from?

Dora Smith
Austin, TX
----- Original Message ----- From: <jbois@verizon.net>
To: "David Marjanovic" <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>; "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, April 12, 2007 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: Dinosaur Protein

>No, why? Unlike protein, DNA doesn't seem to last longer than 100,000 >years
under any circumstances, alas. Here we're dealing with 1,000 times that

So, the _B. subtilis_ cultured from > million year old amber-entombed mosquito was from another source? And, why does DNA not hold up so well?
Thanks in advance.

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