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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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The microbiology, pH, and oxidation reduction potential of larval masses in decomposing carcasses on Oahu, Hawaii.
Previous studies have begun to characterize the microbial community dynamics of the skin, soil, gut, and oral cavities of decomposing remains. One area that has yet to be explored in great detail isExpand
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An initial investigation into the ecology of culturable aerobic postmortem bacteria.
Postmortem microorganisms are increasingly recognized for their potential to serve as physical evidence. Yet, we still understand little about the ecology of postmortem microbes, particularly thoseExpand
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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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Draft Genome Sequence of Picocystis sp. Strain ML, Cultivated from Mono Lake, California
The microscopic alga Picocystis sp. strain ML is responsible for recurrent algal blooms in Mono Lake, CA. This organism was characterized by only very little molecular data, despite its prominence asExpand
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A primer on microbiology
In many ways microorganisms are an ideal form of physical evidence. They can be found virtually everywhere and are certainly present in every habitat occupied by humans. Thus, microbes could beExpand
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Characterizing forensically important insect and microbial community colonization patterns in buried remains
During violent criminal actions in which the perpetrator disposes of the victim’s remains by burial, the analysis of insects and bacterial colonization patterns could be necessary for postmortemExpand
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Erratum to “Using bacterial and necrophagous insect dynamics for post-mortem interval estimation during cold season: Novel case study in Romania” [Forensic Sci. Int. 254 (2015) 106–117]
Erratum to ‘‘Using bacterial and necrophagous insect dynamics for post-mortem interval estimation during cold season: Novel case study in Romania’’ [Forensic Sci. Int. 254 (2015) 106–117] LaviniaExpand
High-Throughput Sequencing can be used to Measure and Maximize Cultivated Diversity
Molecular techniques continue to reveal a growing disparity between the immense diversity of microbial life and the small proportion that is in pure culture. The disparity, originally dubbed "theExpand