Works (73)

2020 journal article

Evidence of proteins, chromosomes and chemical markers of DNA in exceptionally preserved dinosaur cartilage

NATIONAL SCIENCE REVIEW, 7(4), 815–822.

By: A. Bailleul, W. Zheng, J. Horner, B. Hall, C. Holliday & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Identifying medullary bone in extinct avemetatarsalians: challenges, implications and perspectives

By: A. Canoville, M. Schweitzer & L. Zanno

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Dinosaur paleohistology: review, trends and new avenues of investigation

PeerJ, 7, e7764.

By: A. Bailleul, J. O’Connor & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Mechanisms of soft tissue and protein preservation in Tyrannosaurus rex

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: E. Boatman, M. Goodwin, H. Holman, S. Fakra, W. Zheng, R. Gronsky, M. Schweitzer

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 18, 2019

2019 journal article

Paleoproteomics of Mesozoic Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Fossils

PROTEOMICS, 19(16), 1800251.

By: M. Schweitzer, E. Schroeter, T. Cleland & W. Zheng

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: July 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Proteomic method to extract, concentrate, digest and enrich peptides from fossils with coloured (humic) substances for mass spectrometry analyses

ROYAL SOCIETY OPEN SCIENCE, 6(8).

By: E. Schroeter, K. Blackburn, M. Goshe & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 23, 2019

2019 journal article

Systemic distribution of medullary bone in the avian skeleton: ground truthing criteria for the identification of reproductive tissues in extinct Avemetatarsalia

BMC Evolutionary Biology, 19(1).

By: A. Canoville, M. Schweitzer & L. Zanno

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 25, 2019

2019 journal article

The molecular evolution of feathers with direct evidence from fossils

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(8), 3018–3023.

By: Y. Pan, W. Zheng, R. Sawyer, M. Pennington, X. Zheng, X. Wang, M. Wang, L. Hu ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: March 4, 2019

2018 journal article

Preservation potential of keratin in deep time

PLOS ONE, 13(11), e0206569.

By: M. Schweitzer, W. Zheng, A. Moyer, P. Sjövall & J. Lindgren

Ed(s): Y. Mishra

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 conference paper

Resonance Raman Imagery of Semi-Fossilized Soft Tissues

ULTRAFAST NONLINEAR IMAGING AND SPECTROSCOPY VI, 10753.

By: B. Long, W. Zheng, . schweitzer & H. Hallen

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur

Nature, 564(7736), 359–365.

By: J. Lindgren, P. Sjövall, V. Thiel, W. Zheng, S. Ito, K. Wakamatsu, R. Hauff, B. Kear ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 7, 2019

2017 journal article

Biochemistry and adaptive colouration of an exceptionally preserved juvenile fossil sea turtle

Scientific Reports, 7(1).

By: J. Lindgren, T. Kuriyama, H. Madsen, P. Sjövall, W. Zheng, P. Uvdal, A. Engdahl, A. Moyer ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Expansion for the Brachylophosaurus canadensis collagen I sequence and additional evidence of the preservation of cretaceous protein

Journal of Proteome Research, 16(2), 920–932.

By: E. Schroeter, C. DeHart, T. Cleland, W. Zheng, P. Thomas, N. Kelleher, M. Bern, . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Bone protein “extractomics”: comparing the efficiency of bone protein extractions of Gallus gallus in tandem mass spectrometry, with an eye towards paleoproteomics

PeerJ, 4, e2603.

By: E. Schroeter, C. DeHart, M. Schweitzer, P. Thomas & N. Kelleher

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Chemistry supports the identification of gender-specific reproductive tissue in Tyrannosaurus rex

Scientific Reports, 6(1).

By: M. Schweitzer, W. Zheng, L. Zanno, S. Werning & T. Sugiyama

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Keratin Durability Has Implications for the Fossil Record: Results from a 10 Year Feather Degradation Experiment

PLOS ONE, 11(7), e0157699.

By: A. Moyer, W. Zheng & M. Schweitzer

Ed(s): B. Beatty

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Microscopic and immunohistochemical analyses of the claw of the nesting dinosaur, Citipati osmolskae

By: A. Moyer, W. Zheng & M. Schweitzer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Molecular evidence of keratin and melanosomes in feathers of the Early Cretaceous bird Eoconfuciusornis

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113(49), E7900–7907.

By: Y. Pan, W. Zheng, A. Moyer, J. O'Connor, M. Wang, X. Zheng, X. Wang, E. Schroeter, Z. Zhou, . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Testing the Hypothesis of Biofilm as a Source for Soft Tissue and Cell-Like Structures Preserved in Dinosaur Bone

PLOS ONE, 11(2), e0150238.

By: M. Schweitzer, A. Moyer & W. Zheng

Ed(s): L. Claessens

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Alligator osteoderms as a source of labile calcium for eggshell formation

Journal of Zoology (London, England : 1987), 297(4), 255–264.

By: C. Dacke, R. Elsey, P. Trosclair, T. Sugiyama, J. Nevarez & . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Biologically and diagenetically derived peptide modifications in moa collagens

Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282(1808), 20150015.

By: T. Cleland, E. Schroeter & M. Schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 review

Interpreting melanin-based coloration through deep time: A critical review

[Review of ]. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, 282(1813), 20150614.

By: J. Lindgren, A. Moyer, M. Schweitzer, P. Sjovall, P. Uvdal, D. Nilsson, J. Heimdal, A. Engdahl ...

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Mass spectrometry and antibody-based characterization of blood vessels from Brachylophosaurus canadensis

Journal of Proteome Research, 14(12), 5252–5262.

By: T. Cleland, E. Schroeter, L. Zamdborg, W. Zheng, J. Lee, J. Tran, M. Bern, M. Duncan ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Melanosomes and ancient coloration re-examined: A response to Vinther 2015

BioEssays, 37(11), 1174–1183.

By: M. Schweitzer, J. Lindgren & A. Moyer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A pelomedusoid turtle from the Paleocene-Eocene of Colombia exhibiting preservation of blood vessels and osteocytes

Journal of Herpetology, 48(4), 461–465.

By: E. Cadena & . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A role for iron and oxygen chemistry in preserving soft tissues, cells and molecules from deep time

By: M. Schweitzer, W. Zheng, T. Cleland, M. Goodwin, E. Boatman, E. Theil, M. Marcus, S. Fakra

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Blood from Stone

Scientific American, 23(2s), 104–111.

By: M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 17, 2019

2014 journal article

Dinosaurs are important yesterday's big reptiles can help us figure out how the human era is shaping up

Scientific American, 310(6), 12–12.

By: M. Schweitzer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Melanosomes or Microbes: Testing an Alternative Hypothesis for the Origin of Microbodies in Fossil Feathers

Scientific Reports, 4(1).

By: A. Moyer, W. Zheng, E. Johnson, M. Lamanna, D. Li, K. Lacovara, M. Schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Protein Molecular Data from Ancient (>1 million years old) Fossil Material: Pitfalls, Possibilities and Grand Challenges

Analytical Chemistry, 86(14), 6731–6740.

By: M. Schweitzer, E. Schroeter & M. Goshe

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Synchrotron Chemical and Structural Analysis of Tyrannosaurus rex Blood Vessels: The Contribution of Collagen Hypercrosslinking to Tissue Longevity

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 20(S3), 1430–1431.

By: E. Boatman, M. Goodwin, H. Holman, S. Fakra, M. Schweitzer, R. Gronsky, J. Horner

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 8, 2020

2013 journal article

Molecular analyses of dinosaur osteocytes support the presence of endogenous molecules

Bone, 52(1), 414–423.

By: . schweitzer, W. Zheng, T. Cleland & M. Bern

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 chapter

Chemical Analyses of Fossil Bone

In Methods in Molecular Biology (pp. 153–172).

By: W. Zheng & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 17, 2019

2012 journal article

Empirical Evaluation of Bone Extraction Protocols

PLoS ONE, 7(2), e31443.

By: T. Cleland, K. Voegele & M. Schweitzer

Ed(s): A. Evans

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 article

Variation in osteocytes morphology vs bone type in turtle shell and their exceptional preservation from the Jurassic to the present

Bone, Vol. 51, pp. 614–620.

By: E. Cadena & . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Dinosaur peptides suggest mechanisms of protein survival

PLoS One, 6(6).

By: J. Antonio, M. Schweitzer, S. Jensen, R. Kalluri, M. Buckley & J. Orgel

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Histological, chemical, and morphological reexamination of the "heart" of a small Late Cretaceous Thescelosaurus

Naturwissenschaften (Berlin, Germany), 98(3), 203–211.

By: T. Cleland, M. Stoskopf & . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 review

Soft tissue preservation in terrestrial mesozoic vertebrates

[Review of ]. Annual review of earth and planetary sciences, vol 39, 39(1), 187–216.

By: M. Schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Blood from stone

Scientific American, 303(6), 62–69.

By: . schweitzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Limb bone histology and growth in Placerias hesternus (Therapsida: Anomodontia) from the upper triassic of North America

Palaeontology, 53, 347–364.

By: J. Green, M. Schweitzer & E. Lamm

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Biomolecular characterization and protein sequences of the Campanian Hadrosaur B. canadensis

Science, 324(5927), 626–631.

By: . schweitzer, W. Zheng, C. Organ, R. Avci, Z. Suo, L. Freimark, V. Lebleu, M. Duncan ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 article

Microscopic, chemical and molecular methods for examining fossil preservation

Comptes Rendus. Palevol, Vol. 7, pp. 159–184.

By: . schweitzer, R. Avci, T. Collier & M. Goodwin

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Molecular phylogenetics of mastodon and Tyrannosaurus rex

Science, 320(5875), 499–499.

By: C. Organ, . schweitzer, W. Zheng, L. Freimark, L. Cantley & J. Asara

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Response to comment on "protein sequences from mastodon and Tyrannosaurus rex revealed by mass spectrometry"

By: J. Asara & M. Schweitzer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Response to comment on "protein sequences from mastodon and Tyrannosaurus rex revealed by mass spectrometry"

By: J. Asara, M. Schweitzer, L. Cantley & J. Cottrell

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Analyses of soft tissue from Tyrannosaurus rex suggest the presence of protein

Science, 316(5822), 277–280.

By: . schweitzer, Z. Suo, R. Avci, J. Asara, M. Allen, F. Arce, J. Horner

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Do egg-laying crocodilian (Alligator mississippiensis) archosaurs form medullary bone?

Bone, 40(4), 1152–1158.

By: . schweitzer, R. Elsey, C. Dacke, J. Horner & E. Lamm

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 article

Interpreting sequences from mastodon and T-rex

Science, Vol. 317, pp. 1324–1325.

By: J. Asara, J. Garavelli, D. Slatter, . schweitzer, L. Freimark, M. Phillips, L. Cantley

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

New Avenues of Investigation for Old Bones

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 13(S02).

By: M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 8, 2020

2007 journal article

Porphyrin as an ideal biomarker in the search for extraterrestrial life

Astrobiology, 7(4), 605–615.

By: Z. Suo, R. Avci, . schweitzer & M. Deliorman

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Protein sequences from mastodon and Tyrannosaurus rex revealed by mass spectrometry

Science, 316(5822), 280–285.

By: J. Asara, . schweitzer, L. Freimark, M. Phillips & L. Cantley

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Soft tissue and cellular preservation in vertebrate skeletal elements from the Cretaceous to the present

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences, 274(1607), 183–197.

By: . schweitzer, J. Wittmeyer & J. Horner

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Will current technologies enable dinosaur proteomics?

Expert Review of Proteomics, 4(6), 695–699.

By: G. Smejkal & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 17, 2019

2006 journal article

Dinosaur eggshell study using scanning electron microscopy

Scanning, 24(5), 217–223.

By: F. Jackson, M. Schweitzer & J. Schmitt

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2005 journal article

A silicified bird from Quaternary hot spring deposits

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences, 272(1566), 905–911.

By: A. Channing, . schweitzer, J. Horner & T. McEneaney

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Experimental support for an immunological approach to the search for life on other planets

Astrobiology, 5(1), 30–47.

By: . schweitzer, J. Wittmeyer, R. Avci & S. Pincus

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Gender-specific reproductive tissue in ratites and Tyrannosaurus rex

Science, 308(5727), 1456–1460.

By: . schweitzer, J. Wittmeyer & J. Horner

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Molecular preservation in Late Cretaceous sauropod dinosaur eggshells

Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences, 272(1565), 775–784.

By: . schweitzer, L. Chiappe, A. Garrido, J. Lowenstein & S. Pincus

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Preservation of bone collagen from the late cretaceous period studied by immunological techniques and atomic force microscopy

Langmuir, 21(8), 3584–3590.

By: R. Avci, . schweitzer, R. Boyd, J. Wittmeyer, F. Arce & J. Calvo

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Soft-tissue vessels and cellular preservation in Tyrannosaurus rex

Science, 307(5717), 1952–1955.

By: . schweitzer, J. Wittmeyer, J. Horner & J. Toporski

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Warm-blooded

Natural History Magazine, 114(4), 50–51.

By: M. Schweitzer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Comparison of antibody-antigen interactions on collagen measured by conventional immunological techniques and atomic force microscopy

Langmuir, 20(25), 11053–11063.

By: R. Avci, . schweitzer, R. Boyd, J. Wittmeyer, A. Steele, J. Toporski, W. Beech, F. Arce ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Molecular paleontology: some current advances and problems

Annales De Paléontologie, 90(2), 81–102.

By: M. Higby Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 17, 2019

2003 journal article

Remarkable Preservation of Undigested Muscle Tissue Within a Late Cretaceous Tyrannosaurid Coprolite from Alberta, Canada

PALAIOS, 18(3), 286–294.

By: K. Chin, D. Eberth, M. Schweitzer, T. Rando, W. Sloboda & J. Horner

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2002 journal article

Identification of Immunoreactive Material in Mammoth Fossils

Journal of Molecular Evolution, 55(6), 696–705.

By: M. Schweitzer, C. Hill, J. Asara, W. Lane & S. Pincus

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

2002 journal article

Late Cretaceous avian eggs with embryos from Argentina

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 22(1), 191–195.

By: M. Schweitzer, F. Jackson, L. Chiappe, J. Schmitt, J. Calvo & D. Rubilar

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 28, 2019

2001 journal article

A molecular model for the evolution of endothermy in the theropod-bird lineage

Journal of Experimental Zoology, 291(4), 317–338.

By: M. Schweitzer & C. Marshall

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

1999 journal article

Beta-keratin specific immunological reactivity in feather-like structures of the Cretaceous Alvarezsaurid,Shuvuuia deserti

Journal of Experimental Zoology, 285(2), 146–157.

By: M. Schweitzer, J. Watt, R. Avci, L. Knapp, L. Chiappe, M. Norell, M. Marshall

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

1999 journal article

Intravascular microstructures in trabecular bone tissues of Tyrannosaurus rex

Annales De Paléontologie, 85(3), 179–192.

By: M. Higby Schweitzer & J. Horner

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

1999 journal article

Keratin immunoreactivity in the Late Cretaceous bird Rahonavis ostromi

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 19(4), 712–722.

By: M. Schweitzer, J. Watt, R. Avci, C. Forster, D. Krause, L. Knapp, R. Rogers, I. Beech, M. Marshall

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 10, 2020

1997 journal article

Heme compounds in dinosaur trabecular bone

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 94(12), 6291–6296.

By: M. Schweitzer, M. Marshall, K. Carron, D. Bohle, S. Busse, E. Arnold, D. Barnard, J. Horner, J. Starkey

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

1997 journal article

Preservation of biomolecules in cancellous bone of Tyrannosaurus rex

Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(2), 349–359.

By: M. Schweitzer, C. Johnson, T. Zocco, J. Horner & J. Starkey

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

1995 journal article

Detecting dinosaur DNA

Science, 268(5214), 1191–1192.

By: S. Hedges & M. Schweitzer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: December 16, 2019

Employment

2003 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh , NC, US
Professor Dept. of Biological Sciences

Education

1991 - 1995

Montana State University Bozeman Bozeman, MT, US
PhD Biology