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Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide

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Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide. / Buckley, Mike; Kansa, Sarah Whitcher; Howard, Sarah; Campbell, Stuart; Thomas-Oates, Jane; Collins, Matthew.

In: Journal of archaeological science, Vol. 37, No. 1, 01.2010, p. 13-20.

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Buckley, M, Kansa, SW, Howard, S, Campbell, S, Thomas-Oates, J & Collins, M 2010, 'Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide', Journal of archaeological science, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2009.08.020

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Buckley, M., Kansa, S. W., Howard, S., Campbell, S., Thomas-Oates, J., & Collins, M. (2010). Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide. Journal of archaeological science, 37(1), 13-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2009.08.020

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Buckley M, Kansa SW, Howard S, Campbell S, Thomas-Oates J, Collins M. Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide. Journal of archaeological science. 2010 Jan;37(1):13-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2009.08.020

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Buckley, Mike ; Kansa, Sarah Whitcher ; Howard, Sarah ; Campbell, Stuart ; Thomas-Oates, Jane ; Collins, Matthew. / Distinguishing between archaeological sheep and goat bones using a single collagen peptide. In: Journal of archaeological science. 2010 ; Vol. 37, No. 1. pp. 13-20.

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