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Breaking News: (What’s that smell? Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed) on World The News Reuters...

Breaking News: (What’s that smell? Secrets of famously pungent durian fruit revealed) on World The News Reuters...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Scientists have answered one of nature’s most pungent questions: what gives the world’s smelliest fruit its distinctive aroma. FILE PHOTO: A boy carries a durian fruit at a durian market in Bangkok, Thailand on July 17, 2007. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang/File Photo Scientists in Singapore said on Monday they have mapped the genome of the durian, known throughout Southeast Asia as the “king of fruits” for its unique smell, flavor and formidable spiny appearance. They identified a group of genes responsible for odor compounds called volatile sulfur compounds, and found that these genes become highly activated as the fruit ripens, driving its unusual smell. “The durian smell has been described as a mix of an onion-like sulfury aroma with notes of sweet fruitiness and savory soup-seasoning. A key component of the durian smell are volatile sulfur compounds, or...

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