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Can homemade alcohol (Raksi) be useful for preserving dead bodies? An experiment on wistar albino rats.

@article{Dhungel2007CanHA,
  title={Can homemade alcohol (Raksi) be useful for preserving dead bodies? An experiment on wistar albino rats.},
  author={S. Dhungel and D. Maskey and C. Jha and S. Bhattacharya and B. Paudel and R. Shrestha},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={
          68-71
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Embalming is the through disinfection and art of preserving bodies after death using chemical substances. It keeps a body life like in appearance during the time it lies in a state prior to funeral. OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to investigate the effectiveness of Raksi in sacrificed rats in arresting postmortem changes and establishing scientific fact whether Raksi can be an alternative to standard embalming constituent if it is not available. MATERIAL AND METHODS 50… Expand
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