DNA Extraction from odd sources...

M.D. O'Leary Mark.OLeary at newcastle.ac.uk
Fri Feb 28 07:59:22 EST 1992


In article <1992Feb26.182351.16337 at news.nd.edu> bpollak1 at frumpy.helios.nd.edu (brian pollak) writes:
>
>     I'm not 100% certain, but I though that feathers were made of proteins
>(specifically keratin - like hair).  In which case, there is no DNA in feathers.
>Please let me know if I'm way off here.
>
>                                              -Bri at n

This is the first thing I said to Janet (the person I posted for)...
However she has heard that sufficient tissue (?blood? I forget) adheres at the
point of attachment... Or something.

Still hoping for a lead....

Mark (on JMs behalf)         



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