|MadSci Network: Biochemistry|
I am currently a junior in a BS in Applied Biology program at Clayton College and State University in Morrow, GA. I have completed a year each of biology, and general, inorganic, and organic chemistry, and I am currently in an Environmental Chemistry class. In my enviro. chem. class today, we were discussing nitrosoamines, their environmental hazards, and their characteristic odor. I asked my professor how common garden lime can neutralize the odors of both decaying animal carcasses, and of urine in horse stalls, when applied in sufficient quantities to cover the area in question. My professor had no answer right off the top of her head, and asked me to research the answer. Any suggestions or information on this would be of great interest. Thank you for you time. Nanette Chastine
Re: How does lime neutralize the odors of decaying carcasses?
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