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Population dynamics and genetic changes of Picea abies in the South Carpathians revealed by pollen and ancient DNA analyses

Enikő K Magyari1*, Ágnes Major2, Miklós Bálint37, Judit Nédli4, Mihály Braun5, István Rácz2 and Laura Parducci6

Author Affiliations

1 MTA-MTM Research Group for Paleontology, 1476 Budapest, P. O. Box 222, Hungary

2 Hungarian Natural History Museum, 1431 Budapest, P. O. Box 137, Hungary

3 Molecular Biology Center, Babeş -Bolyai University, Str. Treboniu Laurian 42, 400271 Cluj, Romania

4 Balaton Limnological Research Institute, 8237 Tihany, P.O. Box 35, Hungary

5 University of Debrecen, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, 4010 Debrecen, P.O. Box 21, Hungary

6 Department of Ecology and Genetics, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18D, 75236, Uppsala, Sweden

7 Biodiversität und Klima Forschungszentrum (BiK-F), Senckenberganlage 25, D-60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:66  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-66

Published: 10 March 2011

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Additional file 1:

Sequences of the cpDNA fragments in Norway spruce (Picea abies) with information on the region name, applied primer pairs, name of the fossil and extant samples and length of the sequence. Bold and underlined bases refer to variable positions or blocks.

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Radiocarbon dates and age-depth modeling of sediment core TDB-1, Taŭl dintre Brazi (1740 m a.s.l), Retezat Mountains, South Carpathians, Romania.

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Additional file 3:

Location and geographical coordinates of the extant Norway spruce (Picea abies) samples and herbarium specimens used for cpDNA analysis.

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