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Research Article

Absence of Ancient DNA in Sub-Fossil Insect Inclusions Preserved in ‘Anthropocene’ Colombian Copal

  • David Penney mail,

    david.penney@manchester.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Caroline Wadsworth,

    Affiliation: Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Graeme Fox,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Sandra L. Kennedy,

    Affiliation: Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Richard F. Preziosi,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Terence A. Brown

    Affiliation: Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073150

About the Authors

David Penney, Graeme Fox, Richard F. Preziosi
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Caroline Wadsworth, Sandra L. Kennedy, Terence A. Brown
Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: david.penney@manchester.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DP RFP TAB. Performed the experiments: DP CW. Analyzed the data: GF SLK TAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DP GF. Wrote the paper: DP TAB. Revised the manuscript: TAB.