Tag: "odour" at biology news
Friendly bacteria in chewing gum that bites back
...ave shown another strain, L. ala-odoris can reduce odour
formation in feet. ...
Bacteria feed on smelly breath (and feet)
...ource of methylated sulphides and strains of these odour
eating bacteria, including Brevibacterium and Methylobacterium, which are also part of the normal foot microbial flora. The results of this study will assist future investigation into the detection of the levels of methylotrophic bacteria and their ...
Love at first smell
...d in a study of sticklebacks, that males with body odour
that is particularly attractive to females produce small protein fragments (known as "peptides"). To prove this, the researchers produced a synthetic "perfume" containing a mixture of protein fragments. By manipulating the combination of fragments i...