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Postmortem chemistry update. Emphasis on forensic application

J I Coe
American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 1993, 14 (2): 91-117
This article reviews the postmortem chemistry of body fluids. The articles reviewed have been written in English during the last 15 years and the subjects discussed include carbohydrates, nitrogenous compounds, electrolytes, trace elements, lipids, proteins, bile pigments, enzymes, hormones, blood gases, pH, biochemical markers, metabolic disorders, SIDS, time of death, and the physical characteristics of serum.

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