Study of cathepsin A, B and D activities in the skin wound edges. Its application to the differential diagnosis between vital and postmortem wounds.

@article{HernndezCueto1987StudyOC,
  title={Study of cathepsin A, B and D activities in the skin wound edges. Its application to the differential diagnosis between vital and postmortem wounds.},
  author={Claudio Hern{\'a}ndez-Cueto and Aurelio Luna and Jose Antonio Lorente and Enrique Villanueva},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1987},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={51-60}
}
The aims of the authors in this paper has been to check the diagnostic ability of the Cathepsin A, B and D concentrations in the skin wound edges to the differential diagnosis between vital and postmortem wounds. We have studied 56 domestic pigs grouped in seven experimental series consisting of 8 animals in each, according to the time (0, 5, 15, 30 min and 1, 3 and 6 h) after the injury. The enzymatic activities were investigated following the methods by Bowen and Davison Biochem. J., 131… CONTINUE READING

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