TG-MS analysis of the thermal decomposition of pig bone for forensic applications

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dc.contributor.author Onishi, A en_US
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Paul en_US
dc.contributor.author Stuart, Barbara en_US
dc.contributor.author Guerbois, Jean-Pierre en_US
dc.contributor.author Forbes, Shari en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:43:24Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:43:24Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2008000613 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Onishi A et al. 2008, 'TG-MS analysis of the thermal decomposition of pig bone for forensic applications', Akademiai Kiado Rt, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 87-90. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1388-6150 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8472
dc.description.abstract In order to investigate the potential of thermal analysis for the determination of post-mortem age, rib bone specimens were collected from the remains of a number of slaughtered pigs that were allowed to decompose in the Australian bush in a controlled site under a range of conditions for time periods ranging from 1 to 5 years. The bone specimens were cut in cross-section with the compact bone collected for analysis. TG-MS curves were collected by heating bone samples to 1100?C in an argon atmosphere. The TG-MS data showed significant differences for the pig bone specimens derived from the different environments and showed trends in peak size correlating with age. The reported data suggest that TG-MS has significant potential for the identification of origin as well as the ageing of skeletal remains in a forensic context. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Akademiai Kiado Rt en_US
dc.relation.hasversion Accepted manuscript version en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10973-007-8741-0 en_US
dc.title TG-MS analysis of the thermal decomposition of pig bone for forensic applications en_US
dc.parent Journal Of Thermal Analysis And Calorimetry en_US
dc.journal.volume 92 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Hungary en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 87 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 90 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Chemistry and Forensic Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 030600 en_US
dc.personcode 0000032708 en_US
dc.personcode 960405 en_US
dc.personcode 950589 en_US
dc.personcode 910825 en_US
dc.personcode 114232 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Physical Chemistry (incl. Structural en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords bone, forensic, mass spectrometrym thermogravimetric analysis en_US
dc.staffid 114232 en_US


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