[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Subject Index][Author Index]

Re: Dinosaur Protein



That's what I thought.

And what's teh concept of Jurassic Park from?

Yours,
Dora Smith
Austin, TX
tiggernut24@yahoo.com
----- 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
timespan.


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.





-- Internal Virus Database is out-of-date. Checked by AVG. Version: 7.5.448 / Virus Database: 268.18.11/723 - Release Date: 3/15/2007 11:27 AM