The major histocompatibility complex and perfumers' descriptions of human body odors

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Claus Wedekind; Sina Escher; Matthijs Van de Waal; Elisabeth Frei;
(2007)

The MHC (major histocompatibility complex) is a group of genes that play a crucial role in immune recognition and in tolerance of tissue grafting. The MHC has also been found to influence body odors, body odor preferences, and mate choice in mice and humans. Here we tes... View more
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