Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology

ISSN: 2348-9804

  • Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology
  • Journal of Forensic Science & Criminology
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A strategy for co-analysis of microRNAs and DNA

MicroRNAs (miRNAs, 18-25 bases in length) are small, non-coding RNAs that regulate gene expression at the post-transcriptional level. The small size makes them more stable than conventional mRNA as a biomarker identifying body fluids in degraded or compromised samples.

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Post-mortem β-hydroxybutyrate determination in synovial fluid

β-hydroxybutyrate concentrations were determined in blood and synovial fluid in a series of medico-legal cases including hypothermia fatalities, individuals found dead in a cold environment and non-hypothermia cases with various, non-traumatic causes of death.

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Forensic dentistry in human identification

An update is provided of the literature on the role of odontology in human identification, based on a PubMed-Medline search of the last 5 years and using the terms: \"forensic dentistry\" (n = 464 articles), \"forensic odontology\" (n = 141 articles) and \"forensic dentistry identification\" (n = 169 articles).

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Toxicological findings in a fatal multidrug intoxication involving mephedrone

Mephedrone (4-methylmethcathinone) is a designer drug of the phenethylamine family that is able to cause central nervous system stimulation, psychoactivity and hallucinations and that is becoming popular among youth as a recreational drug

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A body, a dog, and a fistful of scats

Dogs and coyotes are the most frequently reported canids responsible for scavenging human remains. We present the case of a 90-year-old woman whose mummified body was found in her home showing partial destruction of the thorax and extremities and absence of the cranium.

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