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2015

Alter, S. E., Meyer, M., Post, K., Czechowski, P., Gravlund, P., Gaines, C., Rosenbaum, H. C., Kaschner, K., Turvey, S. T., van der Plicht, J., Shapiro, B., & Hofreiter, M. (2015). Climate impacts on transocean dispersal and habitat in gray whales from the Pleistocene to 2100. Molecular Ecology, 24(7), 1510-1522.
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Benazzi, S., Slon, V., Talamo, S., Negrino, F., Peresani, M., Bailey, S. E., Sawyer, S., Panetta, D., Vicino, G., Starnini, E., Mannino, M. A., Salvadori, P. A., Meyer, M., Pääbo, S., & Hublin, J.-J. (2015). The makers of the Protoaurignacian and implications for Neandertal extinction. Science, 348(6236), 793-796.
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Fu, Q., Hajdinjak, M., Moldovan, O., Constantin, S., Mallick, S., Skoglund, P., Patterson, N., Rohland, N., Lazaridis, I., Nickel, B., Viola, B., Prüfer, K., Meyer, M., Kelso, J. F., Reich, D., & Pääbo, S. (2015). An early modern human from Romania with a recent Neanderthal ancestor (advance online). Nature.
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Haak, W., Lazaridis, I., Patterson, N., Rohland, N., Mallick, S., Llamas, B., Brandt, G., Nordenfelt, S., Harney, E., Stewardson, K., Fu, Q., Mittnik, A., Bánffy, E., Economou, C., Francken, M., Friederich, S., Pena, R. G., Hallgren, F., Khartanovich, V., Khokhlov, A., Kunst, M., Kuznetsov, P., Meller, H., Mochalov, O., Moiseyev, V., Nicklisch, N., Pichler, S. L., Risch, R., Guerra, M. A. R., Roth, C., Szécsényi-Nagy, A., Wahl, J., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Brown, D., Anthony, D., Cooper, A., Alt, K. W., & Reich, D. (2015). Massive migration from the steppe was a source for Indo-European languages in Europe (advance online). Nature.
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Korlevic, P., Gerber, T., Gansauge, M.-T., Hajdinjak, M., Nagel, S., Ayinuer-Petri, A., & Meyer, M. (2015). Reducing microbial and human contamination in DNA extractions from ancient bones and teeth. Biotechniques, 59(2), 87-93.
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Prüfer, K., & Meyer, M. (2015). Comment on “Late Pleistocene human skeleton and mtDNA link Paleoamericans and modern Native Americans”. Science, 347(6224), 835.
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Slon, V., Glocke, I., Barkai, R., Gopher, A., Hershkovitz, I., & Meyer, M. (2015). Mammalian mitochondrial capture, a tool for rapid screening of DNA preservation in faunal and undiagnostic remains, and its application to Middle Pleistocene specimens from Qesem Cave (Israel) (advance online). Quaternary International.
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Teixeira, J. C., de Filippo, C., Weihmann, A., Meneu, J. R., Racimo, F., Dannemann, M., Nickel, B., Fischer, A., Halbwax, M., Andre, C., Atencia, R., Meyer, M., Parra, G., Pääbo, S., & Andrés, A. M. (2015). Long-term balancing selection in LAD1 maintains a missense trans-species polymorphism in humans, chimpanzees and bonobos. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 32(5), 1186-1196.
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2014

Castellano, S., Parra, G., Sánchez-Quinto, F. A., Racimo, F., Kuhlwilm, M., Kircher, M., Sawyer, S., Fu, Q., Heinze, A., Nickel, B., Dabney, J., Siebauer, M. F., White, L., Burbano, H. A., Renaud, G., Stenzel, U., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Rudan, P., Brajković, D., Kucan, Ž., Gušic, I., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Viola, B., Meyer, M., Kelso, J. F., Andrés, A. M., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Patterns of coding variation in the complete exomes of three Neandertals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(18), 6666-6671.
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Dabney, J., Meyer, M., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Ancient DNA damage. In E. C. Friedberg, S. J. Elledge, A. R. Lehmann, T. Lindahl, & M. Muzi-Falconi (Eds.), DNA Repair, Mutagenesis, and Other Responses to DNA Damage: A subject collection from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology (pp. 19-26). New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Pr.
      
Fu, Q., Li, H., Moorjani, P., Jay, F., Slepchenko, S. M., Bondarev, A. A., Johnson, P. L. F., Ayinuer-Petri, A., Prüfer, K., de Filippo, C., Meyer, M., Zwyns, N., Salazar García, D. C., Kuzmin, Y. V., Keates, S. G., Kosintsev, P. A., Razhev, D. I., Richards, M. P., Peristov, N. V., Lachmann, M., Douka, K., Higham, T. F. G., Slatkin, M., Hublin, J.-J., Reich, D., Kelso, J. F., Viola, B., & Pääbo, S. (2014). Genome sequence of a 45,000-year-old modern human from western Siberia. Nature, 514(7523), 445-449.
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Gansauge, M.-T., & Meyer, M. (2014). Selective enrichment of damaged DNA molecules for ancient genome sequencing. Genome Research, 24(9), 1543-1549.
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Lazaridis, I., Patterson, N., Mittnik, A., Renaud, G., Mallick, S., Kirsanow, K., Sudmant, P. H., Schraiber, J. G., Castellano, S., Lipson, M., Berger, B., Economou, C., Bollongino, R., Fu, Q., Bos, K. I., Nordenfelt, S., Li, H., de Filippo, C., Prüfer, K., Sawyer, S., Posth, C., Haak, W., Hallgren, F., Fornander, E., Rohland, N., Delsate, D., Francken, M., Guinet, J.-M., Wahl, J., Ayodo, G., Babiker, H. A., Bailliet, G., Balanovska, E., Balanovsky, O., Barrantes, R., Bedoya, G., Ben-Ami, H., Bene, J., Berrada, F., Bravi, C. M., Brisighelli, F., Busby, G. B. J., Cali, F., Churnosov, M., Cole, D. E. C., Corach, D., Damba, L., van Driem, G., Dryomov, S., Dugoujon, J.-M., Fedorova, S. A., Romero, I. G., Gubina, M., Hammer, M., Henn, B. M., Hervig, T., Hodoglugil, U., Jha, A. R., Karachanak-Yankova, S., Khusainova, R., Khusnutdinova, E., Kittles, R., Kivisild, T., Klitz, W., Kučinskas, V., Kushniarevich, A., Laredj, L., Litvinov, S., Loukidis, T., Mahley, R. W., Melegh, B., Metspalu, E., Molina, J., Mountain, J., Näkkäläjärvi, K., Nesheva, D., Nyambo, T., Osipova, L., Parik, J., Platonov, F., Posukh, O., Romano, V., Rothhammer, F., Rudan, I., Ruizbakiev, R., Sahakyan, H., Sajantila, A., Salas, A., Starikovskaya, E. B., Tarekegn, A., Toncheva, D., Turdikulova, S., Uktveryte, I., Utevska, O., Vasquez, R., Villena, M., Voevoda, M., Winkler, C. A., Yepiskoposyan, L., Zalloua, P., Zemunik, T., Cooper, A., Capelli, C., Thomas, M. G., Ruiz-Linares, A., Tishkoff, S. A., Singh, L., Thangaraj, K., Villems, R., Comas, D., Sukernik, R., Metspalu, M., Meyer, M., Eichler, E. E., Burger, J., Slatkin, M., Pääbo, S., Kelso, J. F., Reich, D., & Krause, J. (2014). Ancient human genomes suggest three ancestral populations for present-day Europeans. Nature, 513(7518), 409-413.
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Meyer, M., Fu, Q., Ayinuer-Petri, A., Glocke, I., Nickel, B., Arsuaga, J.-L., Martínez, I., Gracia, A., de Castro, J. M. B., Carbonell, E., & Pääbo, S. (2014). A mitochondrial genome sequence of a hominin from Sima de los Huesos. Nature, 505(7483), 403-406.
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Mitchell, K. J., Pratt, R. C., Watson, L. N., Gibb, G. C., Llamas, B., Kasper, M., Edson, J., Hopwood, B., Male, D., Armstrong, K. N., Meyer, M., Hofreiter, M., Austin, J., Donnellan, S. C., Lee, M. S. Y., Phillips, M. J., & Cooper, A. (2014). Molecular phylogeny, biogeography, and habitat preference evolution of marsupials. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(9), 2322-2330.
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Prüfer, K., Racimo, F., Patterson, N., Jay, F., Sankararaman, S., Sawyer, S., Heinze, A., Renaud, G., Sudmant, P. H., de Filippo, C., Li, H., Mallick, S., Dannemann, M., Fu, Q., Kircher, M., Kuhlwilm, M., Lachmann, M., Meyer, M., Ongyerth, M., Siebauer, M. F., Theunert, C., Tandon, A., Moorjani, P., Pickrell, J., Mullikin, J. C., Vohr, S. H., Green, R. E., Hellmann, I., Johnson, P. L. F., Blanche, H., Cann, H., Kitzman, J. O., Shendure, J., Eichler, E. E., Lein, E. S., Bakken, T. E., Golovanova, L. V., Doronichev, V. B., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Viola, B., Slatkin, M., Reich, D., Kelso, J. F., & Pääbo, S. (2014). The complete genome sequence of a Neanderthal from the Altai Mountains. Nature, 505(7481), 43-49.
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Weigert, A., Helm, C., Meyer, M., Nickel, B., Arendt, D., Hausdorf, B., Santos, S. R., Halanych, K. M., Purschke, G., Bleidorn, C., & Struck, T. H. (2014). Illuminating the base of the annelid tree using transcriptomics. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 31(6), 1391-1401.
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2013

Dabney, J., Knapp, M., Glocke, I., Gansauge, M.-T., Weihmann, A., Nickel, B., Valdiosera, C., García, N., Pääbo, S., Arsuaga, J.-L., & Meyer, M. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a Middle Pleistocene cave bear reconstructed from ultrashort DNA fragments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(39), 15758-15763.
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Dabney, J., Meyer, M., & Pääbo, S. (2013). Ancient DNA damage. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology, 5(7): a012567.
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Finstermeier, K., Zinner, D., Brameier, M., Meyer, M., Kreuz, E., Hofreiter, M., & Roos, C. (2013). A mitogenomic phylogeny of living primates. PLoS One, 8(7): e69504.
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Fu, Q., Meyer, M., Gao, X., Stenzel, U., Burbano, H. A., Kelso, J. F., & Pääbo, S. (2013). DNA analysis of an early modern human from Tianyuan Cave, China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(6), 2223-2227.
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Gansauge, M.-T., & Meyer, M. (2013). Single-stranded DNA library preparation for the sequencing of ancient or damaged DNA. Nature Protocols, 8(4), 737-748.
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Maricic, T., Günther, V., Georgiev, O., Gehre, S., Ćurlin, M., Schreiweis, C., Naumann, R., Burbano, H. A., Meyer, M., Lalueza-Fox, C., de la Rasilla, M., Rosas, A., Gajović, S., Kelso, J. F., Enard, W., Schaffner, W., & Pääbo, S. (2013). A recent evolutionary change affects a regulatory element in the human FOXP2 gene. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 30(4), 844-852.
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Thalmann, O., Shapiro, B., Cui, P., Schuenemann, V. J., Sawyer, S., Greenfield, D. L., Germonpré, M. B., Sablin, M. V., López-Giráldez, F., Domingo-Roura, X., Napierala, H., Uerpmann, H.-P., Loponte, D. M., Acosta, A. A., Giemsch, L., Schmitz, R. W., Worthington, B., Buikstra, J. E., Druzhkova, A., Graphodatsky, A. S., Ovodov, N. D., Wahlberg, N., Freedman, A. H., Schweizer, R. M., Koepfli, K.-P., Leonard, J. A., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Pääbo, S., Green, R. E., & Wayne, R. K. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genomes of ancient canids suggest a European origin of domestic dogs. Science, 342(6160), 871-874.
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2012

Dabney, J., & Meyer, M. (2012). Length and GC-biases during sequencing library amplification: A comparison of various polymerase-buffer systems with ancient and modern DNA sequencing libraries. BioTechniques, 52(2), 87-94.
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Gravlund, P., Aaris-Sørensen, K., Hofreiter, M., Meyer, M., Bollback, J. P., & Noe-Nygaar, N. (2012). Ancient DNA extracted from Danish aurochs (Bos primigenius): Genetic diversity and preservation. Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 194(1), 103-111.
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Hartmann, S., Helm, C., Nickel, B., Meyer, M., Struck, T. H., Tiedemann, R., Selbig, J., & Bleidorn, C. (2012). Exploiting gene families for phylogenomic analysis of myzostomid transcriptome data. PLoS One, 7(1): e29843.
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Hering, L., Henze, M. J., Kohler, M., Kelber, A., Bleidorn, C., Leschke, M., Nickel, B., Meyer, M., Kircher, M., Sunnucks, P., & Mayer, G. (2012). Opsins in onychophora (velvet worms) suggest a single origin and subsequent diversification of visual pigments in arthropods. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29(11), 3451-3458.
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Kircher, M., Sawyer, S., & Meyer, M. (2012). Double indexing overcomes inaccuracies in multiplex sequencing on the Illumina platform. Nucleic Acids Research, 40(1): e3.
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Knapp, M., Stiller, M., & Meyer, M. (2012). Generating barcoded libraries for multiplex high-throughput sequencing. In B. Shapiro, & M. Hofreiter (Eds.), Ancient DNA (pp. 155-170). New York: Humana Pr.
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Meyer, M., Kircher, M., Gansauge, M.-T., Li, H., Racimo, F., Mallick, S., Schraiber, J. G., Jay, F., Prüfer, K., Filippo, C. d., Sudmant, P. H., Alkan, C., Fu, Q., Do, R., Rohland, N., Tandon, A., Siebauer, M., Green, R. E., Bryc, K., Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Dabney, J., Shendure, J., Kitzman, J., Hammer, M. F., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Patterson, N., Andrés, A. M., Eichler, E. E., Slatkin, M., Reich, D., Kelso, J., & Pääbo, S. (2012). A high-coverage genome sequence from an archaic Denisovan individual. Science, 338(6104), 222-226.
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2011

Bos, K. I., Schuenemann, V. J., Golding, G. B., Burbano, H. A., Waglechner, N., Coombes, B. K., McPhee, J. B., DeWitte, S. N., Meyer, M., Schmedes, S., Wood, J., Earn, D. J. D., Herring, D. A., Bauer, P., Poinar, H. N., & Krause, J. (2011). A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death. Nature, 478(7370), 506-510.
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Lerner, H. R. L., Meyer, M., James, H. F., Hofreiter, M., & Fleischer, R. C. (2011). Multilocus resolution of phylogeny and timescale in the extant adaptive radiation of Hawaiian honeycreepers. Current Biology, 21(21), 1838-1844.
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Stewart, J. R., Aspinall, S., Beech, M., Fenberg, P., Hellyer, P., Larkin, N., Lokier, S. W., Marx, F. G., Meyer, M., Miller, R., Rainbow, P. S., Taylor, J. D., Whittaker, J. E., Al-Mehsin, K., & Strohmenger, C. J. (2011). Biotically constrained palaeoenvironmental conditions of a mid-Holocene intertidal lagoon on the southern shore of the Arabian Gulf: Evidence associated with a whale skeleton at Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30(25-26), 3675-3690.
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2010

Asher, R. J., Maree, S., Bronner, G., Bennett, N. C., Bloomer, P., Czechowski, P., Meyer, M., & Hofreiter, M. (2010). A phylogenetic estimate for golden moles (Mammalia, Afrotheria, Chrysochloridae). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10: 69.
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Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Kircher, M., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Removal of deaminated cytosines and detection of in vivo methylation in ancient DNA. Special Issue on Synthetic Biology, e87, pp. 1-12.
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Burbano, H. A., Hodges, E., Green, R. E., Briggs, A. W., Krause, J., Meyer, M., Good, J. M., Maricic, T., Johnson, P. L. F., Xuan, Z., Rooks, M., Bhattacharjee, A., Brizuela, L., Albert, F. W., Rasilla, M. d. l., Fortea, J., Rosas, A., Lachmann, M., Hannon, G. J., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Targeted investigation of the Neandertal genome by array-based sequence capture. Science, 328(5979), 723-725.
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Green, R. E., Krause, J., Briggs, A. W., Maricic, T., Stenzel, U., Kircher, M., Patterson, N., Li, H., Zhai, W., Fritz, M.-H.-Y., Hansen, N. F., Durand, E. Y., Malaspinas, A.-S., Jensen, J. D., Marques-Bonet, T., Alkan, C., Prüfer, K., Meyer, M., Burbano, H. A., Good, J. M., Schultz, R., Aximu-Petri, A., Butthoff, A., Höber, B., Höffner, B., Siegemund, M., Weihmann, A., Nusbaum, C., Lander, E. S., Russ, C., Novod, N., Affourtit, J., Egholm, M., Verna, C., Rudan, P., Brajkovic, D., Kucan, Z., Gusic, I., Doronichev, V. B., Golovanova, L. V., Lalueza-Fox, C., Rasilla, M. d. l., Fortea, J., Rosas, A., Schmitz, R. W., Johnson, P. L. F., Eichler, E. E., Falush, D., Birney, E., Mullikin, J. C., Slatkin, M., Nielsen, R., Kelso, J., Lachmann, M., Reich, D., & Pääbo, S. (2010). A draft sequence of the Neandertal genome. Science, 328(5979), 710-722.
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Heyn, P., Stenzel, U., Briggs, A. W., Kircher, M., Hofreiter, M., & Meyer, M. (2010). Road blocks on paleogenomes - polymerase extension profiling reveals the frequency of blocking lesions in ancient DNA. Nucleic Acids Research, 38(16): e161.
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Meyer, M., & Kircher, M. (2010). Illumina sequencing library preparation for highly multiplexed target capture and sequencing. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, 2010(6): prot5448.
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Reich, D., Green, R. E., Kircher, M., Krause, J., Patterson, N., Durand, E. Y., Viola, B., Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Johnson, P. L. F., Maricic, T., Good, J. M., Marques-Bonet, T., Alkan, C., Fu, Q., Mallick, S., Li, H., Meyer, M., Eichler, E. E., Stoneking, M., Richards, M., Talamo, S., Shunkov, M. V., Derevianko, A. P., Hublin, J.-J., Kelso, J., Slatkin, M., & Pääbo, S. (2010). Genetic history of an archaic hominin group from Denisova Cave in Siberia. Nature, 468(7327), 1053-1060.
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Rohland, N., Reich, D., Mallick, S., Meyer, M., Green, R. E., Georgiadis, N. J., Roca, A. L., & Hofreiter, M. (2010). Genomic DNA sequences from mastodon and woolly mammoth reveal deep speciation of forest and savanna elephants. PLoS Biology, 8(12): e1000564.
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2009

Meyer, M. (2009). Development of targeted high-throughput DNA sequencing methods and their application in evolutionary research. PhD Thesis, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig.
      
Stiller, M., Knapp, M., Stenzel, U., Hofreiter, M., & Meyer, M. (2009). Direct multiplex sequencing (DMPS): A novel method for targeted high-throughput sequencing of ancient and highly degraded DNA. Genome Research, 19(10), 1843-1848.
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2008

Green, R. E., Malaspinas, A.-S., Krause, J., Briggs, A. W., Johnson, P. L. F., Uhler, C., Meyer, M., Good, J. M., Maricic, T., Stenzel, U., Prüfer, K., Siebauer, M., Burbano, H. A., Ronan, M. T., Rothberg, J. M., Egholm, M., Rudan, P., Brajkovic, D., Kucan, Z., Gusic, I., Wikström, M., Laakkonen, L., Kelso, J. F., Slatkin, M., & Pääbo, S. (2008). A complete Neandertal mitochondrial genome sequence determined by high-throughput sequencing. Cell, 134(3), 416-426.
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Meyer, M., Briggs, A. W., Maricic, T., Höber, B., Höffner, B., Krause, J., Weihmann, A., Pääbo, S., & Hofreiter, M. (2008). From micrograms to picograms: Quantitative PCR reduces the material demands of high-throughput sequencing. Nucleic Acids Research, 36(1): e5.
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Meyer, M., Stenzel, U., & Hofreiter, M. (2008). Parallel tagged sequencing on the 454 platform. Nature Protocols, 3, 267-278.
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2007

Briggs, A. W., Stenzel, U., Johnson, P. L. F., Green, R. E., Kelso, J. F., Prüfer, K., Meyer, M., Krause, J., Ronan, M. T., Lachmann, M., & Pääbo, S. (2007). Patterns of damage in genomic DNA sequences from a Neandertal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(37), 14616-14621.
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Meyer, M., Stenzel, U., Myles, S., Prüfer, K., & Hofreiter, M. (2007). Targeted high-throughput sequencing of tagged nucleic acid samples. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(15): e97.
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2006

Römpler, H., Dear, P. H., Krause, J., Meyer, M., Rohland, N., Schöneberg, T., Spriggs, H., Stiller, M., & Hofreiter, M. (2006). Multiplex amplification of ancient DNA. Nature Protocols, 1(2), 720-728.
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2005

Ebersberger, I., & Meyer, M. (2005). A genomic region evolving toward different GC contents in humans and chimpanzees indicates a recent and regionally limited shift in the mutation pattern. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 22(5), 1240-1245.
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