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Title: A toxicological study of the effect of putrefaction on the analysis of drugs of forensic interest in biological material
Author: Al-Hadidi, Kamal Abdel Hamid
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1991
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The effect of putrefaction on drug and poison determinations is a well known problem stemming from the beginning of modern forensic toxicology more than 150 years ago. The problem arises from two main sources, the occurrence of endogenously produced interfering substances and the potential destruction by the putrefactive processes of a drug or poison present in the tissue. Most of the data available was obtained using older methods for drug and poison determinations like colour tests or thin layer chromatography. Also, putrefaction was studied separately from the stability of drugs.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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