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dc.contributor.authorParducci, Laura
dc.contributor.authorBennett, Keith D.
dc.contributor.authorFicetola, Gentile Francesco
dc.contributor.authorAlsos, Inger Greve
dc.contributor.authorSuyama, Yoshihisa
dc.contributor.authorWood, Jamie R.
dc.contributor.authorPedersen, Mikkel Winther
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-03T23:34:23Z
dc.date.available2018-04-03T23:34:23Z
dc.date.issued2017-05
dc.identifier.citationParducci , L , Bennett , K D , Ficetola , G F , Alsos , I G , Suyama , Y , Wood , J R & Pedersen , M W 2017 , ' Ancient plant DNA in lake sediments ' New Phytologist , vol. 214 , no. 3 , pp. 924-942 . DOI: 10.1111/nph.14470en
dc.identifier.issn0028-646X
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 249739383
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 3323de97-7e7f-4f9c-9e9a-4facf7895191
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85017286752
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/13063
dc.identifier.urihttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/nph.14470/abstract#footer-support-infoen
dc.descriptionThis work was supported by the Swedish Research Council (grant no. 2013-D0568401), SciLifeLab Stockholm and the Carl Triggers’ Foundation (grant no. 14:371) to L.P., and the Research Council of Norway to I.G.A. (grant no. 213692/F20).en
dc.description.abstractRecent advances in sequencing technologies now permit the analyses of plant DNA from fossil samples (ancient plant DNA, plant aDNA), and thus enable the molecular reconstruction of palaeofloras. Hitherto, ancient frozen soils have proved excellent in preserving DNA molecules, and have thus been the most commonly used source of plant aDNA. However, DNA from soil mainly represents taxa growing a few metres from the sampling point. Lakes have larger catchment areas and recent studies have suggested that plant aDNA from lake sediments is a more powerful tool for palaeofloristic reconstruction. Furthermore, lakes can be found globally in nearly all environments, and are therefore not limited to perennially frozen areas. Here, we review the latest approaches and methods for the study of plant aDNA from lake sediments and discuss the progress made up to the present. We argue that aDNA analyses add new and additional perspectives for the study of ancient plant populations and, in time, will provide higher taxonomic resolution and more precise estimation of abundance. Despite this, key questions and challenges remain for such plant aDNA studies. Finally, we provide guidelines on technical issues, including lake selection, and we suggest directions for future research on plant aDNA studies in lake sediments.en
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dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofNew Phytologisten
dc.rights© 2017 The Authors. New Phytologist © 2017 New Phytologist Trust This work is made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created, accepted version manuscript following peer review and may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14470en
dc.subjectAncient plant DNA (aDNA)en
dc.subjectBioinformaticsen
dc.subjectEnvironmental DNA (eDNA)en
dc.subjectHigh-throuput DNA sequencingen
dc.subjectLake sedimentsen
dc.subjectMetabarcodingen
dc.subjectPollenen
dc.subjectShotgun sequencingen
dc.subjectTaphonomyen
dc.subjectG Geography (General)en
dc.subjectQH301 Biologyen
dc.subjectT-NDASen
dc.subject.lccG1en
dc.subject.lccQH301en
dc.titleAncient plant DNA in lake sedimentsen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPostprinten
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Geography & Sustainable Developmenten
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14470
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.date.embargoedUntil03-04-20


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