Seeking asparagus info
mkennedy at chmeds.ac.nz
Thu Mar 10 23:05:02 EST 1994
In article <2ldrhe$6g0 at franklin.cc.utas.edu.au>, piggy at hilbert.maths.utas.edu.au (La Monte Yarroll) writes:
> There is something in aparagus which causes a specific odour in urine
> in certain individuals. Does anybody know what this substance is?
> We would appreciate any information on asparagus or related species.
Somebody knows about this, because years (ca 1986-87) ago I noticed (but
unfortunately didn't read) a paper on the "nature of the odourous substance
in urine after ingestion of asparagus". Sorry, can't even remember the journal
it was in!
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