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Biomolecular archaeology [[electronic resource] /] / Terry Brown and Keri Brown



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Autore: Brown T. A (Terence A.) Visualizza persona
Titolo: Biomolecular archaeology [[electronic resource] /] / Terry Brown and Keri Brown Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Chichester, West Sussex ; ; Malden, MA, : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (398 p.)
Disciplina: 569.9
Soggetto topico: Biomolecular archaeology
Archaeology - Methodology
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: BrownKeri  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: ""Brief Contents""; ""Contents""; ""Halftitle page""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright""; ""List of Figures""; ""List of Tables""; ""Preface""; ""PART I BIOMOLECULES AND HOW THEY ARE STUDIED""; ""Chapter 1: What is Biomolecular Archaeology?""; ""1.1 The Scope of Biomolecular Archaeology""; ""1.2 Ancient and Modern Biomolecules""; ""1.3 The Challenges of Biomolecular Archaeology""; ""Chapter 2: DNA""; ""2.1 The Importance of DNA in Biomolecular Archaeology""; ""2.2 The Structure of DNA""; ""2.3 Genomes and Genes""; ""2.4 From Genomes to Organisms""; ""2.5 How Ancient DNA is Studied""
""Chapter 3: Proteins""""3.1 The Importance of Proteins in Biomolecular Archaeology""; ""3.2 Protein Structure and Synthesis""; ""3.3 Studying Proteins by Immunological Methods""; ""3.4 Studying Proteins by Proteomic Methods""; ""Chapter 4: Lipids""; ""4.1 The Structures of Lipids""; ""4.2 Methods for Studying Ancient Lipids""; ""Chapter 5: Carbohydrates""; ""5.1 The Structure of Carbohydrates""; ""5.2 Studying Starch Grains""; ""Chapter 6: Stable Isotopes""; ""6.1 Isotopes and Isotopic Fractionation""; ""6.2 Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Fractionations Enable Past Human Diets to be Studied""
""6.3 Practical Aspects of Stable Isotope Studies""""PART II PRESERVATION AND DECAY OF BIOMOLECULES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SPECIMENS""; ""Chapter 7: Sources of Ancient Biomolecules""; ""7.1 Bones and Teeth""; ""7.2 Vertebrate Soft Tissues""; ""7.3 Plant Remains""; ""Chapter 8: Degradation of Ancient Biomolecules""; ""8.1 Complications in the Study of Biomolecular Degradation""; ""8.2 Degradation of Ancient DNA""; ""8.3 Degradation of Ancient Proteins""; ""8.4 Degradation of Ancient Lipids""; ""8.5 Degradation of Ancient Carbohydrates""
""Chapter 9: The Technical Challenges of Biomolecular Archaeology""""9.1 Problems Caused by Modern DNA Contamination""; ""9.2 Problems Caused by Overinterpretation of Data""; ""PART III THE APPLICATIONS OF BIOMOLECULAR ARCHAEOLOGY""; ""Chapter 10: Identifying the Sex of Human Remains""; ""10.1 The Archaeological Context to Human Sex Identification""; ""10.2 Osteological Approaches to Sex Identification""; ""10.3 Using DNA to Identify the Sex of Archaeological Skeletons""; ""10.4 Examples of the Application of Sex Identification in Biomolecular Archaeology""
""Chapter 11: Identifying the Kinship Relationships of Human Remains""""11.1 The Archaeological Context to Kinship Studies""; ""11.2 Using DNA to Study Kinship with Archaeological Skeletons""; ""11.3 Examples of the Application of Kinship Analysis in Biomolecular Archaeology""; ""Chapter 12: Studying the Diets of Past People""; ""12.1 The Archaeological Approach to Diet""; ""12.2 Studying Diet by Organic Residue Analysis and Stable Isotope Measurements""; ""12.3 Examples of the Use of Stable Isotope and Residue Analysis in Studies of Past Diet""; ""12.4 Using Genetics to Study Past Diets""
""Chapter 13: Studying the Origins and Spread of Agriculture""
Titolo autorizzato: Biomolecular archaeology  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-4443-9244-1
9786613407955
1-283-40795-7
1-4443-9242-5
1-4443-9243-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910208826403321
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