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North Carolina State University

Looking for DNA in Preserved Dinosaur Osteocytes

Caption: T.rex (B), B. canadensis (E) and ostrich osteocytes (H) showing positive response to propidium iodide, a DNA intercalating dye.

Credit: Dr. Mary Schweitzer, NC State University

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