Lemon fragrance released in a textile will mask sweat

August 8th, 2019

Researchers at the University of Minho in Portugal have modified cotton fabric to emit a lemon smell upon contact with sweat. A story in sportstextiles.com reports that Carla Silva, Artur Cavaco-Paulo and colleagues wanted to develop two strategies for releasing citronellol, a lemongrass-derived scent used in some insect repellents. The first approach involved an odorant-binding protein (OBP) […]

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