Scent and Chemistry: The Molecular World of Odors

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This book is the long awaited completely revised and extended edition of Günther Ohloff's standard work "Scent and Fragrances: The Fascination of Odors and Their Chemical Perspectives". The prominent chemists Günther Ohloff, Wilhelm Pickenhagen, and Philip Kraft convey the scientist, the perfumer, as well as the interested layman with a vivid and up-to-date picture of the state of the art of the chemistry of odorants and the research in odor perception. The book details on the molecular basis of olfaction, olfactory characterization of perfumery materials, structure-odor relationships, the chemical synthesis of odorants, and the chemistry of essential oils and odorants from the animal kingdom, backed up by ca. 400 perfumery examples and historical aspects.

It will serve as a thorough introductory text for all those interested in the molecular world of odors.

This book is written for everyone who wants to know more about the molecular basis of odor, and the relationships between chemical structures and olfactory properties. The great structural diversity of odorants, their synthesis, natural occurrence and their structure?odor correlation demonstrate what a fascinating science Fragrance Chemistry indeed is.

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Odor impressions have cast a spell over mankind since the dim anddistant past. But even today, we are – consciously orsubconsciously – guided by our sense of smell and thechemistry behind it. The prominent fragrance chemistGünther Ohloff, Wilhelm Pickenhagen, and PhilipKraft convey the scientist, the perfumer, and the interestedlayman with a vivid and up-to-date picture of the chemistry ofodorants and the research in odor perception.

The book details the molecular basis of Olfaction, olfactorycharacterization of perfumery materials, structure-odorrelationships, chemical synthesis of odorants, and chemistry ofessential oils and odorants from the animal kingdom, backed up bymany examples from perfumery and historical aspects. It will serveas a thorough introductory tool for all those interested in themolecular world of odors.

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Günther Ohloff (1924-2005) studied Pharmacy inKönigsberg and Erlangen, as well as Chemistry at the THDresden. After his Ph.D. with Heinrich Wienhaus he moved toSchimmel, Miltitz, in 1951 but left Eastern Germany in 1953for Dragoco, Holzminden. From 1959-1962 he stayed at theMax Planck Institute, Mülheim, and then joinedFirmenich, Geneva, where he was research director from 1968until his retirement 1989. His prize-awarded scientific work isdocumented in 228 publications and 111 patents.

Wilhelm Pickenhagen (*1939) obtained a Ph.D. at theUniversity of Paris with Edgar Lederer. After a fellowshipwith George Büchi at MIT, research chemist and thendepartment head at Firmenchi, Geneva, general manager FlavorTechnology at Firmenchi, Princeton, and from 1996-2003 headof corporate research of Dragoco, Holzminden. Lecturer andHonorary Professor at the University of Gõttingen, andlecturer at the ISIPCA Versaitles. He has authored 60scientific and 29 patent publications.

Philip Kraft (*1969) studied Chemistry at Kie University,and obtained his Ph.D. with Werner Tochtermann onmacrocyclic musks in collaboration with Haarmann Et Reimer,Holzminden. In 1996, he joined Givaudan Research, Dübendorf,and became group leader in 2001. He has authored 78 publicationsand 27 patents, invented Super Muguet, Azurone, Pomarose,Serenolide, Cassyrane, and Sylkolide, and readsFragrance Chemistry at the Universities of Bern and Zurich,and the ETH Zurich.

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