Loading...
*  Hyperosmia
... is an increased olfactory acuity (heightened sense of smell), usually caused by a lower threshold for odor. This ...
*  Antennal lobe
Linda Buck & Richard Axel (1991). "A novel multigene family may encode odorant receptors: a molecular basis for odor ... Luca Turin (2002). "A method for the calculation of odor character from molecular structure". Journal of Theoretical Biology. ...
*  Evolution of olfaction
... which is specialized at detecting volatile odors. All fish perceive odors though nostril-like structures called nares. Most ... Odor molecules are detected by the olfactory receptors (hereafter OR) in the olfactory epithelium of the nasal cavity. Each ... Considering the slow diffusion of odor molecules through water, it is evolutionarily reasonable to possess only one type of ... Buck, L. B. (2000). The molecular architecture of odor and pheromone sensing in mammals. Cell, 100(6), 611-618. Niimura, Y., ...
*  Pastille
... when the title character's wife burns them to mask an unpleasant odor in the couple's rooms. In Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese ...
*  Dog odor
Dogs, as with all mammals, have natural odors. Natural dog odor can be unpleasant to dog owners especially when dogs are kept ... Dogs may also develop unnatural odors as a result of skin disease or other disorders or may become contaminated with odors from ... and these produce odors. Ear disease (otitis) can be a source of odor that varies from yeasty to one resembling sewage as ... find to have an unpleasant odor. Likewise, some food ingredients, most noticeably fish meal or fish oil, can produce skin odor ...
*  Foot odor
... (or foot odour) is a type of body odor that affects the feet of humans and is generally considered to be an ... Maintaining good foot hygiene is the best way to prevent foot odor as it eliminates odor causing bacteria and removes dead skin ... such as odor eaters, have been developed with the purpose of preventing foot odor by keeping the feet dry. Special cedarsoles ... cutting odor and abating athletes foot.[citation needed] Body odor Shoe "INTERACTION OF SILVER NITRATE WITH COMMERCIALLY ...
*  Olfaction
... has a strong role in categorizing odors and assessing similarities between odors (e.g. minty, woody, and citrus are odors that ... Each odor receptor molecule recognizes only a particular molecular feature or class of odor molecules. Mammals have about a ... This distributed code allows the brain to detect specific odors in mixtures of many background odors. It is a general idea that ... Of the genes that code for odor receptors, only a portion are functional. Humans have far fewer active odor receptor genes than ...
*  Nutmeg oil
The phenolic fraction is considered main contributor to the characteristic nutmeg odor. Myristicin and elemicin are suspected ... Bauer, K., D. Garbe (1985). Common Fragrance and Odor Materials. VCH Verlagsgesellschaft: Weinheim.. ...
*  Pycnoporellus alboluteus
It has a fragrant odor. In deposit, the spores are white. Spores are cylindrical, smooth, hyaline (translucent), inamyloid, and ...
*  Skunk oil
It is also used in the United States as a way for deer hunters to mask their human odor while hunting. Around the year 1900, ... Skunk oil has minimal odor.[citation needed] Skunk oil was used by the Native Americans as a healing balm or liniment. When ...
*  Layered clothing
How comfortable wool feels against skin varies greatly, with Merino wool being softer[citation needed]. Wool is highly odor ... such as anti-bacterial agents which reduce odors, and insect repellent. However, in the absence of such anti-odour treatment ... is because their hydrophobicity causes them to strongly absorb the short-chain fatty acids that are responsible for body odor[ ...
*  Ramaria stricta
The odor is of anise. The taste is bitter. The fruit bodies are "edible but unpalatable." The spore print is dark yellow. ... Its fruit bodies are typically taller, have a more unpleasant odor, and a less bitter taste. Ramaria stricta has a cosmopolitan ... The fungus is inedible due to its unpleasant odor and bitter taste. The species was originally described under the name ...
*  Shape theory of olfaction
Odor descriptions in the olfaction literature correlate more strongly with their vibrational frequencies than with their ... In 1949, R.W. Moncrieff published an article in American Perfumer called "What is odor: a new theory," which used Linus ... His most convincing work was done on the camphoraceous odor, for which he posited a hemispherical socket in which spherical ... On the other side are a handful of scientists who posit that an odorant receptor detects an odor molecule's vibrational ...
*  James Allen Red Dog
He had a strange odor; he later told his lawyer that he had smeared himself with deer feces to divert police dogs. When charged ...
*  Geosmin
Polak, E.H.; Provasi, J. (1992). "Odor sensitivity to geosmin enantiomers". Chemical Senses. 17: 23. doi:10.1093/chemse/17.1.23 ...
*  Dezocine
It has no apparent odor. The salt is soluble at 20 mg/ml, and a 2% solution has a pH of 4.6. The synthesis of dezocine begins ...
*  Tert-Amyl methyl ether
It has an ethereous odor. Unlike most ethers, it does not require a stabilizer as it does not form peroxides on storage. TAME ...
*  Disinfectant
... it has a strong odor; it is not effective against Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium; and extreme caution must be taken not to ...
*  Bad breath
In this occurrence, the air exiting the nostrils has a pungent odor that differs from the oral odor. Nasal odor may be due to ... Body odors in general are thought to play an important role in mate selection in humans, and unpleasant odor may signal disease ... This biofilm results in the production of high levels of foul odors. The odors are produced mainly due to the breakdown of ... but there are few studies showing how well they actually detect the odor. Furthermore, since breath odor changes in intensity ...
*  Lactifluus volemus
The odor disappears during cooking. The latex only has a mild taste. The species is considered good for novice mushroom hunters ...
*  Sphagnurus paluster
Odor and taste is farinaceous. Sphagnurus paluster parasitizes living Sphagnum mosses by forming penetration pegs through ...
*  Sick building syndrome
Building odors and contaminants would be suitably controlled by this dilution methodology. ASHRAE codified a level of 1,000 ppm ... Using ozone to eliminate the many sources, such as VOC, molds, mildews, bacteria, viruses, and even odors however numerous ... Installation of HVAC Air Cleaning systems or devices to remove VOC's, bioeffluents (people odors) from HVAC systems conditioned ... and odor and taste sensations. Exposure to poor lighting conditions has led to general malaise. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis ...
*  Mingmu Dihuang Wan
Its odor is slightly aromatic. It tastes sweet, bitter and astringent. It is used where there is "deficiency of yin of the ...
*  Metallic dragon
They exude a stony odor. Copper dragons lay their eggs in a nest of cool sand or clay. Both parents watch over the eggs and ...
*  Aztec cuisine
... the odor of the bark . . . was most fragrant . . . they put the tablecloths of white fabric . . . They served him on Cholula ...