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For Antarctica, AAR dating would be an important source of relative age information for shell-bearing sediments spanning the whole of the Pleistocene and due to the cold conditions its range could be extended much beyond its current limit.
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For example, consider that neither the structure nor the proportion of the amino acids used for dating coral, ostrich eggshell, or snail shells is known. Using"Amino acid dating cannot obtain the age of the material purely from the data itself.
Again, those like Goodfriend and Hare (1995) have pointed out the "difficulties in estimating the amount of asparagine in proteins and reminded researchers of the dangers of extrapolating from the behaviour of pure Asn in solution at high temperature, to the behaviour of Asn in proteins associated with biominerals at ambient temperature . The rate of racemization can not be standardized by itself because it is too changeable.
This is achieved by chemical isolation of a fraction of proteins (intracrystalline) which behave as a closed system during diagenesis.
The extent of protein degradation within this closed system yields an estimate of the age since death of the organism.
These two forms are called "enantiomers", "chirals", or "stereoisomers", which basically means that they have the same molecular and structural formula but cannot be superimposed on each other no matter how they are oriented in space.Then, in the 1980s, something very interesting happened.