androstenol


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an·dro·sten·ol

(an-dros'ten-ol),
A substance that is a postulated pheromone; it is found in male sweat, where it is oxidized to androstenone. In tests, women like the dry, musky smell of androstenol but find androstenone has a chemical, urinelike odor; ovulating women react neutrally. It is the main constituent of boar pheromone and is present in truffles.

an·dro·sten·ol

(an'drō-stē'nol)
A substance that is a postulated pheromone; it is found in male human sweat where it is oxidized to androstenone. In tests, women like the dry, musky smell of androstenol, but find androstenone to have a chemical, urinelike odor that is unpleasant; however, ovulating women react neutrally.
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The chemical androstenol contributes to the musky smell of body odor.
En otro trabajo (Kirk-Smith, Booth, Carroll y Davies, 1978), tanto los hombres como las mujeres evaluaron a fotografias de mujeres rociadas con alfa androstenol, como mas sexys, amigables y atractivas.
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