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When I took a chemistry class a few years ago and I remember the teacher saying , like dissolves like. So with that logic, is there a say to denaturalize protein? I spilled a protein shake in the back of my car and I washed it a couple of times but the smell is still there and it's awful.

Some people say to use vinegar, but is there a better chemical to do the job?

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  • $\begingroup$ Depends on the protein composition in the shake and the surface you spilled it on. Great opportunity to learn some protein science, in any case. $\endgroup$ – Night Writer Jan 20 at 20:10
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    $\begingroup$ There are products on the market than contain proteases for removing the smell of cat urine from fabrics. Should work on car upholstery amazon.com/Bissell-Stain-Destroyer-Brush-Cleaner/dp/B01IN2RNK6/… $\endgroup$ – Waylander Jan 20 at 21:12
  • $\begingroup$ Protease and urine should be unrelated. Tough a stain remover of some kind is surely the first choice. They indeed comes in all kind of targeted stain (iron rust, wine, eggs, etc.). $\endgroup$ – Alchimista Jan 21 at 9:45

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