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RE: AW: More molecular support for turtles as archosauromorphs

So sorry to hear that. Trevor has been an important participant on the list for 
many many years.

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu [mailto:owner-DINOSAUR@usc.edu] On Behalf Of K 
> and T Dykes
> Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2013 2:05 PM
> To: koreke77@yahoo.de
> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Re: AW: More molecular support for turtles as archosauromorphs
> Hello
> Sorry to contact you in this way, but I have some very bad news that some of 
> you would want to know about. I am Karin, the wife of
> Trevor Dykes who has been in contact with you through this newsgroup for some 
> years.
> Trevor had a cerebral haemorrhage last Friday, due to an aneurysm bursting in 
> his brain. He was taken to hospital and operated on,
> but could not be saved. He passed away this morning.
> Trevor had many friends on the internet, and I am not sure how to 
> contacteveryone who would need to know. I know he was in a few
> forums, but I am not sure, which ones, as I do not really share his interest 
> in early mammals. I would be grateful if news could
> passed on to those who were important to him on the internet.
> Karin Dykes
> On 01.01.2013 19:19, evelyn sobielski wrote:
> >> The turtle and chicken might retain the microchromosomes of the
> >> amniote protokaryotype almost intact. The decrease in number and/or
> >> disappearance of microchromosomes by repeated chromosomal fusions
> >> probably occurred independently in the amphibian, squamate,
> >> crocodilian, and mammalian lineages.
> >
> > As well as some crown Aves (accipitrids and possibly others)
> > http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2FBF00056767
> >
> >
> > Eike
> >