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Problem 4
Textbook Question

A paleontologist has recovered a bit of tissue from the 400-year-old preserved skin of an extinct dodo (a bird). To compare a specific region of the DNA from a sample with DNA from living birds, which of the following would be most useful for increasing the amount of dodo DNA available for testing? a. SNP analysis b. polymerase chain reaction (PCR) c. electroporation d. gel electrophoresis

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