, like cucumber or water melon”
Reference water flavour standard used to train professional tasters to recognize and scale the intensity of nonadienal character. Nonadienal is formed by algae in lakes and reservoirs. It is produced by live cells and by dead cells as they decompose. It can also be produced from amino acids during ozonation of water suppliers. The compound imparts a pleasant, but nevertheless atypical, cucumber note, reminiscent of water melon at high concentrations.
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