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Adipocere

National Institutes of Health

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Review
2011
Review
2011
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ABSTRACT: When postmortem environmental conditions are “just right,” according to the “Goldilocks Phenomenon,” soft tissues (and… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Adipocere is a postmortem decomposition product which forms from a body's adipose tissue. This study aimed to chemically… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
The unrestrained decomposition of a corpse involves the consecutive processes of autolysis, putrefaction and decay. Ideally… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The accurate determination of postmortem interval (PMI) using the formation of adipocere presents a significant challenge to… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Adipocere is a waxy substance which sometimes forms from the adipose tissue of dead bodies, especially when they are under water… 
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Adipocere, "grave wax," is a waxy or greasy decomposition product formed by hydrolysis and hydrogenation of tissue fats. Once…