Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University


The work by Assistant Prof. Takeuchi's group was widely cited in media.


  1. BBC News (UK) "Corked wine can 'shut down' the nose" 16 September 2013.
  2. NBC News (USA) "Your bottle of fine corked wine have bouquet of a wet dog? Here's why" Sep. 16, 2013.
  3. The Times (UK) "Newts reveal why corked wine smells of mouldy socks" September 17 2013.
  4. Die Welt (Germany) "Korkiger Wein verändert den Geruchssinn" 17.09.13.
  5. The Daily Mail (UK) "Musty flavour of corked wine is caused by a chemical that KNOCKS OUT your sense of smell" 16 September 2013.
  6. Science/AAAS NEWS (USA) "Corked Wine Plugs Up Your Nose" 2013-09-16.
  7. Science News (USA) "News in Brief: Chemical behind corked wine quashes other aromas" September 16, 2013.
  8. Live Science (USA) "Secret to Bad-Smelling Wine Revealed" September 16, 2013.
  9. ABC (Australia) "Corked wine confuses smell receptors" 17 September 2013.

Original paper is available at following websites. (Abstract) (Full Text)