Volume 29, Issue 3 (July 1984)

    A Case of Strangulation with Postmortem Amputation of the Penis

    (Received 22 June 1983; accepted 12 September 1983)

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    A case of homicide with postmortem amputation of the penis was described. The penis found later in a home freezer in the apartment of the culprit showed “zigsaw” fit to the victim. In order to substantiate the morphological findings, phenotypes of three isozymes, phosphoglucomutase1 (PGM1), phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (PGD), and esterase D (EsD) together with ABO blood type were determined in the skin of the penis amputated. All of the four genetic markers determined with the penis were the same as those determined with heart blood of the victim.


    Author Information:

    Ito, H
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Sato, K
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Sato, M
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Yada, S
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Katsumata, Y
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,


    Stock #: JFS11757J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11757J

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    Title A Case of Strangulation with Postmortem Amputation of the Penis
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