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Adipocere is a decomposition product comprising predominantly of saturated fatty acids which results from the hydrolysis and… Expand Adipocere refers to a postmortem product which forms from body fat in the later stages of decomposition. Factors present in the… Expand A controlled laboratory experiment was conducted in order to investigate the effect of the method of burial (i.e. the presence of… Expand Adipocere is a postmortem decomposition product which forms from a body's adipose tissue. This study aimed to chemically… Expand The unrestrained decomposition of a corpse involves the consecutive processes of autolysis, putrefaction and decay. Ideally… Expand Soil samples recovered from grave exhumations have been analysed in an attempt to identify and characterise adipocere contained… Expand The accurate determination of postmortem interval (PMI) using the formation of adipocere presents a significant challenge to… Expand Adipocere is a waxy substance which sometimes forms from the adipose tissue of dead bodies, especially when they are under water… Expand Adipocere, "grave wax," is a waxy or greasy decomposition product formed by hydrolysis and hydrogenation of tissue fats. Once… Expand The hydroxy fatty acid purified from the adipocere, m.p. 78.5 degrees -79.0 degrees C, was optically inactive and the adipocere… Expand