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Research from the University of Gothenburg has led to a potential method for identifying allergenic fragrance compounds in consumer products by exposing them to air.
Highlights from the Second Annual Flavor, Fragrance and Perception Conference at Rutgers University.
A recent study has found that representation of an odor in the olfactory bulb changes after the first breath, and that an olfactory retentivity persists at the central level, a phenomenon comparable to what occurs in other sensory systems, such as vision and hearing.
Consumer preference, regulatory issues and more.
BlueScreen HC is a highly specific, sensitive human cell based assay used to screen chemicals for their potential to cause damage to DNA.
A nano-sensor was able to distinguish differences in volatile organic compounds, many of which are odorous, from normal and several different types of melanoma cells.
According to the study, HDMF plays an important role in strawberry's aroma; biosynthetic processes might be used soon to prepare the true flavor of strawberry from fructose, for example.
Innovative fragrance therapy is increasingly being used to enrich the lives of those suffering from dementia by supporting engagement, alertness and appetite stimulation.
Macrocyclic and cinnamyl phenyl propyl found safe for consumer use
Researchers say smell may work like a symphony