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Know sweat: scientists solve mystery behind body odour


University of York researchers trace the source of underarm aromas to a particular enzyme

Scientists have unravelled the mysterious mechanism behind the armpit’s ability to produce the pungent smell of body odour.

Researchers at the University of York traced the source of underarm odour to a particular enzyme in a certain microbe that lives in the human armpit.

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Read more: theguardian.com

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