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Research Article

Microspectroscopic Evidence of Cretaceous Bone Proteins

  • Johan Lindgren mail,

    johan.lindgren@geol.lu.se (JL); per.uvdal@chemphys.lu.se (PU)

    Affiliation: Division of Geology, Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Per Uvdal mail,

    johan.lindgren@geol.lu.se (JL); per.uvdal@chemphys.lu.se (PU)

    Affiliations: MAX-lab, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Anders Engdahl,

    Affiliation: MAX-lab, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Andrew H. Lee,

    Affiliation: Department of Anatomy, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, United States of America

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  • Carl Alwmark,

    Affiliation: Division of Geology, Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Karl-Erik Bergquist,

    Affiliation: Division of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Einar Nilsson,

    Affiliation: Division of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Peter Ekström,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Magnus Rasmussen,

    Affiliation: Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Desirée A. Douglas,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

    Current address: Developmental Biology Division, Institution for Experimental Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

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  • Michael J. Polcyn,

    Affiliation: Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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  • Louis L. Jacobs

    Affiliation: Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: April 29, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019445
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Johan Lindgren, Carl Alwmark
Division of Geology, Department of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Per Uvdal, Anders Engdahl
MAX-lab, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Per Uvdal
Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Andrew H. Lee
Department of Anatomy, Midwestern University, Glendale, Arizona, United States of America
Karl-Erik Bergquist, Einar Nilsson
Division of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Peter Ekström, Desirée A. Douglas
Department of Biology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Magnus Rasmussen
Division of Infection Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Michael J. Polcyn, Louis L. Jacobs
Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JL PU AE AHL CA K-EB EN PE MR DAD MJP LLJ. Performed the experiments: JL PU AE AHL CA K-EB EN PE DAD MJP LLJ. Analyzed the data: JL PU AE AHL CA K-EB EN PE MR DAD MJP LLJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PU AE K-EB EN PE MR DAD. Wrote the paper: JL PU.