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Using bacterial and necrophagous insect dynamics for post-mortem interval estimation during cold season: Novel case study in Romania.
Considering the biogeographical characteristics of forensic entomology, and the recent development of forensic microbiology as a complementary approach for post-mortem interval estimation, theExpand
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Bacterial and archaeal community structures in perennial cave ice
Ice entrenched microcosm represents a vast reservoir of novel species and a proxy for past climate reconstitution. Among glacial ecosystems, ice caves represent one of the scarcely investigatedExpand
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Temperature Influence on Prevailing Necrophagous Diptera and Bacterial Taxa With Forensic Implications for Postmortem Interval Estimation: A Review
Abstract The decomposition process of human (and other mammalian) remains is influenced by numerous factors such as the environmental temperature, relative humidity, precipitation, geographicalExpand
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Dynamics of Necrophagous Insect and Tissue Bacteria for Postmortem Interval Estimation During the Warm Season in Romania
Abstract The estimation of postmortem interval (PMI) is affected by several factors including the cause of death, the place where the body lay after death, and the weather conditions duringExpand
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Versatile SPR aptasensor for detection of lysozyme dimer in oligomeric and aggregated mixtures.
A Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) sensor for the quantitation of lysozyme dimer in monomer-dimer mixtures, reaching a detection limit of 1.4nM dimer, has been developed. The sensor is based on anExpand
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Fungi in perennial ice from Scărișoara Ice Cave (Romania)
Screening of 1,000-years old ice layers from the perennial ice block of Scărișoara Ice Cave (NW Romania) revealed the presence of fungal communities. Using culture-dependent methods and molecularExpand
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Characterization and microbial analysis of first recorded observation of Conicera similis Haliday (Diptera: Phoridae) in forensic decomposition study in Romania.
The identification of necrophagous insect diversity and dynamics has forensic significance for postmortem interval estimation specific to burial. Few studies regarding the necrophagous entomofaunaExpand
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Exploring the hydrolytic potential of cultured halophilic bacteria isolated from the Atacama Desert.
Considering that most industrial processes are carried out under harsh physicochemical conditions which would inactivate enzymes from commonly isolated mesophilic organisms, current studies areExpand
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Microbial Life in Ice Caves
Abstract The microbial life thriving in a wide variety of frozen environments raised a high interest in understanding their adaptation mechanisms to temperatures below 0°C and for using theirExpand
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