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Research Article

Accurate Determination of Phenotypic Information from Historic Thoroughbred Horses by Single Base Extension

  • Michael G. Campana mail,

    mgc32@cam.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • C. Mark Whitten,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany

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  • Ceiridwen J. Edwards,

    Affiliation: Smurfit Institute for Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

    Current address: Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Frauke Stock,

    Affiliation: Smurfit Institute for Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Angela M. Murphy,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

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  • Matthew M. Binns,

    Affiliation: Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom

    Current address: Equine Analysis Systems, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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  • Graeme W. W. Barker,

    Affiliation: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Mim A. Bower

    Affiliation: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: December 02, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015172

About the Authors

Michael G. Campana
Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
C. Mark Whitten, Angela M. Murphy, Matthew M. Binns
Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom
Ceiridwen J. Edwards, Frauke Stock
Smurfit Institute for Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Graeme W. W. Barker, Mim A. Bower
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: mgc32@cam.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MGC CMW AMM MMB MAB. Performed the experiments: MGC CMW CJE FS AMM. Analyzed the data: MGC CMW CJE FS AMM MMB MAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AMM MMB GWWB MAB. Wrote the paper: MGC. Edited and approved the manuscript: MGC CMW CJE FS MMB GWW MAB. Obtained and administrated funding: MMB GWW MAB.