Ancient DNA – history of life

Sviben, Sanja (2009) Ancient DNA – history of life. Bachelor's thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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Abstract

Ancient DNA is a subject of many researches today. It arouses interest of many scientists who explore genetic material of ancient remains to interprete their biological and social meaning. The basic purpose of these studies is to understand evolutional history of life. This paper presents development of this aspect in science thanks to many different studies that resulted in improvement of aDNA methods and revolution in understanding molecular genetic evolution. Degradation and contamination of aDNA, which is limiting factor during researches, is disscused. A review of the role of ancient DNA in modern science is given in this paper, too.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Supervisor: Kalafatić, Mirjana
Date: 2009
Number of Pages: 14
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Silvana Šehić
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2014 10:46
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2014 10:46
URI: http://digre.pmf.unizg.hr/id/eprint/3543

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