Recent in Fragrance (page 9 of 32)

Patent Pick: Odor-enhancing Polypeptides

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's pick relates to polypeptides that are capable of enhancing odorant receptor activity.

Patent Pick: Better-smelling Bugspray

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is a method for reducing the odor characteristics of picaridin-based insect repellent.

Patent Pick: Acetophenone-based F&F Materials

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from Symrise and co-inventors, describes compositions using acetophenone derivatives to dissolve flavors, fragrances and lipophilic compounds.

Patent Pick: Floral and Citrus from a Cyclopropane Ring

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Takasago International, relates to compounds having a cyclopropane ring that impart floral and citrus-like scents.

Patent Pick: Matrix for Fragrance Release

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from EnviroScent, Inc., relates to an absorbent matrix housing a fragrance material that controls the release of fragrance in the environment.

Patent Pick: Fresh and Sweet Tetrahydrofuran

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention relates to the use of tetrahydrofuran dervatives for fresh and sweet fragrance notes.

Patent Pick: Spider Silk Slow Release

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. This invention describes spider silk polypeptide particles and their production, for applications such as the slow release of ingredients.

Progress in Essential Oils: Mediterranean Pine Oil

This month, Brian Lawrence discusses the olfactory and chemical composition of Mediterranean pine oil.

Applying Neuroscience to Understand Consumer Preferences

By measuring the non-conscious consumer response to products, concepts and before/ after results, it is possible to make decisions for product development and marketing, as well as develop product claims. These possibilities are discussed herein, as are two case studies.

Blocki: The American Perfumer

How the revival of an American perfumery brand pays homage to the past in order to progress to the future.

The Psychology of Perfume: Art vs. Science Commentary

David Chirko's article discusses the influence of olfactology on psychology, behavior, and emotion.

Patent Pick: Clean, Floral 1-(2,4-Dimethyl-cyclohex-3-enyl)-propan-1-ol

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from IFF, is a novel 1-(2,4-dimethyl-cyclohex-3-enyl)-propan-1-ol compound having clean, fresh and floral characteristics.

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