John E. Amoore

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John E. Amoore is a British biochemist who first proposed the stereochemical theory for olfaction.[1]


  • Molecular Basis of Odor John E. Amoore, Published 1970, Thomas ISBN 0-398-00039-5
  • How Smells Shape Up John E. Amoore, Published 1977, American Chemical Society


  1. ^ AMOORE JE (1963). "Stereochemical theory of olfaction". Nature 198 (4877): 271–2. Bibcode:1963Natur.198..271A. doi:10.1038/198271a0. PMID 14012641.