Publications by authors named "Matthew J Collins"

74Publications

Multi-protease analysis of Pleistocene bone proteomes.

J Proteomics 2020 09 9;228:103889. Epub 2020 Jul 9.

Evolutionary Genomics Section, Globe Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany. Electronic address:

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September 2020

How to get your goat: automated identification of species from MALDI-ToF spectra.

Bioinformatics 2020 06;36(12):3719-3725

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3ER, UK.

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June 2020

DNA preserved in jetsam whale ambergris.

Biol Lett 2020 02 5;16(2):20190819. Epub 2020 Feb 5.

Biogeochemistry Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK.

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February 2020

Ancient amino acids from fossil feathers in amber.

Sci Rep 2019 04 23;9(1):6420. Epub 2019 Apr 23.

Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (Museo Geominero), C/Cirilo Amorós, 42-46004, Valencia, Spain.

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April 2019

Author Correction: A guide to ancient protein studies.

Nat Ecol Evol 2018 07;2(7):1190

Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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July 2018

A guide to ancient protein studies.

Nat Ecol Evol 2018 05 26;2(5):791-799. Epub 2018 Mar 26.

Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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May 2018

Collagen proteins exchange O with demineralisation and gelatinisation reagents and also with atmospheric moisture.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2018 Jan 23. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York, Environment Building. Wentworth Way, York, YO10 5DD, UK.

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January 2018

Preservation of the metaproteome: variability of protein preservation in ancient dental calculus.

Sci Technol Archaeol Res 2017 11;3(1):74-86. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York, York, UK.

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August 2017

Comment on "Ecological niche of Neanderthals from Spy Cave revealed by nitrogen isotopes of individual amino acids in collagen" [J. Hum. Evol. 93 (2016) 82-90].

J Hum Evol 2018 04 8;117:53-55. Epub 2017 Jun 8.

EvoGenomics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Sølvgade 83, Copenhagen, 1307 S, Denmark; BioArCh, Environment Building, Department of Archaeology, University of York, Wentworth Way, Heslington York, YO10 5NG, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Mapping the Elephants of the 19th Century East African Ivory Trade with a Multi-Isotope Approach.

PLoS One 2016 19;11(10):e0163606. Epub 2016 Oct 19.

Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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June 2017

Bi-photon spectral correlation measurements from a silicon nanowire in the quantum and classical regimes.

Sci Rep 2015 Jul 28;5:12557. Epub 2015 Jul 28.

Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia.

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July 2015

Questioning new answers regarding Holocene chicken domestication in China.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 May 17;112(19):E2415. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

Palaeogenomics & Bio-Archaeology Research Network, Department of Archaeology, Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QY, United Kingdom;

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May 2015

Ancient human microbiomes.

J Hum Evol 2015 Feb 3;79:125-36. Epub 2015 Jan 3.

Department of Anthropology, University of Oklahoma, 101 David L. Boren Blvd., Norman, OK 73019, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2015

A new era in palaeomicrobiology: prospects for ancient dental calculus as a long-term record of the human oral microbiome.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2015 Jan;370(1660):20130376

Department of Archaeology, University of York, York, UK.

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January 2015

The future of ancient DNA: Technical advances and conceptual shifts.

Bioessays 2015 Mar 21;37(3):284-93. Epub 2014 Nov 21.

Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany; Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK.

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March 2015

Biochemistry. Unlocking ancient protein palimpsests.

Science 2014 Mar;343(6177):1320-2

Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, 1350 Copenhagen, Denmark.

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March 2014

Characterisation of novel α-keratin peptide markers for species identification in keratinous tissues using mass spectrometry.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2013 Dec;27(23):2685-98

BioArCh, Biology (S Block), Wentworth Way, University of York, York, YO10 5DD, UK; Proteins and Biomaterials, AgResearch Lincoln Research Centre, Private Bag 4749, Christchurch, 8140, New Zealand; Smithsonian's Museum Conservation Institute, 4210 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD, 20746, USA.

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December 2013

Faunal record identifies Bering isthmus conditions as constraint to end-Pleistocene migration to the New World.

Proc Biol Sci 2014 Feb 11;281(1776):20132167. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

Zoological Museum and Department of Zoology, Institute of Archaeology, The Steinhardt National Collection of Natural History, Tel Aviv University, , Tel Aviv 69978, Israel, Earth Sciences Department, Natural History Museum, , Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK, Department of Archaeology, University of York, , Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, , Cambridge, MA 02138, USA, Center for the Study of the First Americans, Department of Anthropology, Texas A&M University, , College Station, TX 77843, USA, Department of Geography, University of London, , Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK, School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, , Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX, UK, Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Yukon, , PO Box 2703, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada , Y1A 2C6, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, , Fairbanks, AK 99709, USA, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS), Diamond and Precious Metals Geology Institute, , 39 Prospect Lenina, Yakutsk 677980, Russia, M. K. Ammosov's North-Eastern Federal University, , 48 Kulakovsky street, Yakutsk 677013, Russia, Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, , Universitetskaya nab. 1, St Petersburg 199034, Russia.

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February 2014

Multi-photon absorption limits to heralded single photon sources.

Sci Rep 2013 Nov 4;3:3087. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

1] Centre for Ultrahigh-bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia [2].

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November 2013

Assessing amino acid racemization variability in coral intra-crystalline protein for geochronological applications.

Geochim Cosmochim Acta 2012 Jun;86(9-2):338-353

School of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1RJ, United Kingdom ; School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1UG, United Kingdom.

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June 2012

High-efficiency frequency conversion in the single-photon regime.

Opt Lett 2013 Mar;38(6):947-9

Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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March 2013

Heralded single-photon source in a III-V photonic crystal.

Opt Lett 2013 Mar;38(5):649-51

Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia.

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March 2013

An aminostratigraphy for the British Quaternary based on Bithynia opercula.

Quat Sci Rev 2013 Feb;61(C):111-134

BioArCh, Departments of Archaeology & Chemistry, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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February 2013

Low Raman-noise correlated photon-pair generation in a dispersion-engineered chalcogenide As2S3 planar waveguide.

Opt Lett 2012 Aug;37(16):3393-5

Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS), Institute of Photonics and Optical Science (IPOS), School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.

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August 2012

Assessing the extent of bone degradation using glutamine deamidation in collagen.

Anal Chem 2012 Nov 15;84(21):9041-8. Epub 2012 Oct 15.

Department of Mathematics, University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK.

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November 2012

Site-specific deamidation of glutamine: a new marker of bone collagen deterioration.

Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 2012 Oct;26(19):2319-27

BioArCh, Biology (S-Block), University of York, York YO10 5YW, UK.

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October 2012

Proteomic analysis of a pleistocene mammoth femur reveals more than one hundred ancient bone proteins.

J Proteome Res 2012 Feb 14;11(2):917-26. Epub 2011 Dec 14.

Centre for GeoGenetics, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen , Øster Voldgade 5-7, 1350, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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February 2012

A chronological framework for the British Quaternary based on Bithynia opercula.

Nature 2011 Jul 31;476(7361):446-9. Epub 2011 Jul 31.

BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK.

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July 2011

Ancient starch: Cooked or just old?

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2011 May 4;108(22):E145, author reply E146. Epub 2011 May 4.

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May 2011

Alzheimer's disease and amyloid beta-peptide deposition in the brain: a matter of 'aging'?

Biochem Soc Trans 2010 Apr;38(2):539-44

BioArCh, Departments of Biology, Archaeology and Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5YW, UK.

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April 2010

Is amino acid racemization a useful tool for screening for ancient DNA in bone?

Proc Biol Sci 2009 Aug 3;276(1669):2971-7. Epub 2009 Jun 3.

BioArCh, Departments of Biology, Archaeology and Chemistry, University of York, York, UK.

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August 2009

An evaluation of the reactivity of synthetic and natural apatites in the presence of aqueous metals.

Sci Total Environ 2009 Apr 1;407(8):2953-65. Epub 2009 Feb 1.

Department of Mineralogy, Natural History Museum London, Cromwell Road, SW75BD London, UK.

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April 2009

Preservation of ancient DNA in thermally damaged archaeological bone.

Naturwissenschaften 2009 Feb 29;96(2):267-78. Epub 2008 Nov 29.

Dipartimento di Biologia, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Via della Ricerca Scientifica 1, 00133, Rome, Italy.

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February 2009

Osteocalcin protein sequences of Neanderthals and modern primates.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2005 Mar 7;102(12):4409-13. Epub 2005 Mar 7.

Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany.

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March 2005

Long-term survival of ancient DNA in Egypt: response to Zink and Nerlich (2003).

Am J Phys Anthropol 2005 Sep;128(1):110-4; discussion 115-8

Department of Zoology, Oxford University, Oxford, OX1 3PS United Kingdom.

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September 2005

Molecular phylogeny of the extinct cave lion Panthera leo spelaea.

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2004 Mar;30(3):841-9

Molecular Archaeology Mainz, Institute of Anthropology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Saarstrasse 21, D-55099 Mainz, Germany.

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March 2004

The thermal history of human fossils and the likelihood of successful DNA amplification.

J Hum Evol 2003 Sep;45(3):203-17

Fossil Fuels and Environmental Geochemistry, NRG, Drummond Building, University of Newcastle, NE1 7RU Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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September 2003

Racemization of aspartic acid in human proteins.

Ageing Res Rev 2002 Feb;1(1):43-59

Institut für Rechtsmedizin der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Arnold-Heller-Strasse 12, D-24105 Kiel, Germany.

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February 2002