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08-01-2006, 07:19 PM

C, Seebeck T, Bettens F, Paepke AJ. The Intensity of Human Body Odors and the MHC: Should We Expect A Link?

Evolutionary Psychology 2006 4: 85-94. Quote: “…if we control for MHC-linked perception we find few indications for

a possible link between body odor intensity and MHC specificity. It appears that MHC homozygotes produce body odors

that are on average perceived as more intense than those of heterozygotes.” downloaded July 31, 2006 from

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