Cloning--a novel idea

Alexander Berezin berezin at MCMAIL.CIS.MCMASTER.CA
Thu Aug 24 10:35:57 EST 1995

On 24 Aug 1995, RYTR33 wrote:

> I am involved in writing a novel that explores the aspect of cloning an
> individual from preserved blood.  My question is: how long can the DNA in
> dried blood last if it is protected by a layer of bee's wax inside a metal
> (silver) cup?  The cup has been buried in the desert of a Middle East
> country.  Thanks in advance for your time.
> Joe Moore

I am not a biologist, but have heard that 
human blood cells DO NOT contain DNA.
Suggest you check this first before going
to Jurassic Park variation.

Alex Berezin  

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