Active Component in Skunk Urine

Dianne Emslie s9033036 at COUGAR.VUT.EDU.AU
Wed Aug 21 22:23:47 EST 1996


I heard it was similar to mercaptoethanol which would explain its smelly 
reputation. Haven't any personal experience of it myself though - we 
don't have skunks in Australia. 

On Sat, 17 Aug 1996, Stefan Einar Stefansson wrote:

> Hi 
> 
> I was recently asked if I knew what the active components in skunk urine 
> was.
> I thought it was some sulfure compound, but not sure.
> 
> Does anyone have a clue what it is?
> 
> Stefan
> 
> 



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