Why some people are prone to mosquito bites

2 09 2007

Specific cells in one of the three organs that make up the mosquito
’s nose are tuned to identify the different chemicals that make up human body odour. To the mosquito some people’s sweat simply smells better than others because of the proportions of the carbon dioxide, octenol and other compounds that make up body odour.

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