Discuss the Molecule of the week for March 5 - Skatole
Skatole, cadaverine, putrescine...what are other "smelly" molecules?
There is some evolutionary reason for this metabolic product? The aroma must have a complex composition to be usefull or functional. Therefore, must be specialized odor receptor in beneficiated species for such metabolic pathway. What you think?
I was wondering if these are related to the compounds found in some flowers that smell like carrion.
2-Mercaptoethanol...yuk. I just received an electrophoresis flashback.
this is great
this is still great