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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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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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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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Potential bacterial biomarkers for insect colonization in forensic cases: preliminary quantitative data on Wohlfahrtiimonas chitiniclastica and Ignatzschineria indica dynamics
For the last decades, forensic microbiology became an emerging complementary tool in criminalistics. Although the insect-microbe interactions regarding pathogen transmission were extensively studied,Expand
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First Record Of Meroplius Fukuharai (Iwasa 1984) (Diptera: Sepsidae) On Romanian Territory
Abstract The present study represents the first report on the presence of Meroplius fukuharai (Diptera: Sepsidae) in Romania. The research area was located in Bucharest. Meroplius fukuharai wasExpand
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