Scientists identify the ancient enzyme that makes body odor so strong

Scientists identify the ancient enzyme that makes body odor so strong

The same team that identified the handful of bacteria responsible for human body odor has now gone a step further and pinpointed the enzyme operating within those organisms. "This is a key advancement in understanding how body odour works, and will enable the development of targeted inhibitors that stop BO production at source without disrupting the armpit microbiome," said University of York researcher Dr. Michelle Rudden, in a release.

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Tue Jul 28 - Cnet

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