Forensic Microscopy for Skeletal Tissues

Methods and Protocols

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ISBN: 978-1-61779-976-1 (Print) 978-1-61779-977-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 protocols)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-20

    Scanning Electron Microscopy: Preparation and Imaging for SEM

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    Pages 21-36

    Plastic Embedding and Polishing of Bone for Reflected Light and Electron Microscopy

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    Pages 37-50

    Preparation of Mineralized Tissue for Light Microscopy

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    Pages 51-88

    Bone Pathology

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    Pages 89-100

    A Histological Method That Can Be Used to Estimate the Time Taken to Form the Crown of a Permanent Tooth

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    Pages 101-108

    The Determination of Age in Subadult from the Rib Cortical Microstructure

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    Pages 109-127

    Rib Histomorphometry for Adult Age Estimation

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    Pages 129-143

    Age Estimation Using Tooth Cementum Annulation

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    Pages 145-152

    Dental Topographic Analysis of the Molar Teeth of Primates

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    Pages 153-172

    Chemical Analyses of Fossil Bone

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    Pages 173-190

    Identifying Postmortem Microstructural Change to Skeletal and Dental Tissues using Backscattered Electron Imaging

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    Pages 191-225

    How to Approach Perimortem Injury and Other Modifications

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    Pages 227-234

    Light Microscopy of Microfractures in Burned Bone

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    Pages 235-248

    A Preliminary Assessment of Using a White Light Confocal Imaging Profiler for Cut Mark Analysis

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    Pages 249-261

    Identification of Cooked Bone Using TEM Imaging of Bone Collagen

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 263-269