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Potential of the Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform (DRIFT) Method in Paleontological Studies of Bones

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Abstract:

The possible range of variability in fossil bones is not well understood. The purpose of the present study is to demonstrate the usefulness of infrared spectrometry for quantitative and qualitative measurements of the relative abundance of preserved proteins. These criteria, correlated with the crystallinity of bones, can enable one to understand certain diagenetic processes.

Keywords: DRIFT; FT-IR; Fossil bone; Organic matrix; Preservation

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1366/0003702934048398

Affiliations: Laboratoire de Pétrologie Sédimentaire et Paléontologie, URA 723 du CNRS, Bât. 504, Université Paris XI-Orsay, F 91405 Orsay Cedex, France

Publication date: January 1, 1993

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