Identification of humans through characteristic compounds detected in human scent Patent

Furton, Kenneth, Curran, Allison M. (2010). Identification of humans through characteristic compounds detected in human scent .

cited authors

  • Furton, Kenneth; Curran, Allison M

fiu authors

abstract

  • The present invention is directed to methods of identifying and/or comparing humans. More particularly, the present invention is directed to methods of collecting human scent compounds from a subject, extracting the compounds, analyzing the compounds, and correlating the compounds to a unique compound profile for the subject. These unique compound profiles can be used to distinguish one subject from another, or to identify a specific subject based upon a sample.

publication date

  • January 1, 2010

keywords

  • acid
  • compounds
  • human
  • odor
  • sample