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skatole

 [skat´ōl]
a compound formed in the putrefaction of proteins which contributes to the characteristic odor of the feces.

skat·ole

(skat'ōl),
3-Methyl-1H-indole, formed in the intestine by the bacterial decomposition of l-tryptophan and found in fecal matter, to which it imparts its characteristic odor.

skatole

/skat·ole/ (skat´ōl) a strong-smelling crystalline amine from human feces, produced by protein decomposition in the intestine and directly from tryptophan by decarboxylation.

skatole

(skăt′ōl, -ôl) also

skatol

(-ôl, -ōl, -ŏl)
n.
A white crystalline organic compound, C9H9N, with a strong fecal odor, found naturally in feces, civet, coal tar, and certain plants or produced synthetically, used as a fixative in the manufacture of perfume.

skat·ole

(skat'ōl)
An indole derivative formed in the intestine by bacterial decomposition and found in fecal matter, to which it imparts its characteristic odor.

skatole

a derivative of tryptophan formed in the putrefaction of proteins which contributes to the characteristic odor of the feces.
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Indole, pcresol and skatole account for over 90% of the OAV among all volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which are emitted from pig buildings, manure storage sites and land application of manure.
Leuconostoc, Bacillus, Atopostipes, Bacteroides, and Pseudomonas metabolize tryptophan to indole-3-lactate, and then to indole and skatole in animal feces (Chen and Russell, 1988; Starrenburg and Hugenholtz, 1991; Van der Meulen et al.
Production of p-cresol and skatole is also positively correlated with Bacteroides.
in the gut, thereby reducing the production of skatole (Li, 2009), and there is evidence for the prebiotic effects of inulin-derived fructans in humans (Salazar et al.
Ltryptophan and skatole were measured using highperformance liquid chromatography, with reference to Li (2009), and conducted at the Center for Food Quality Supervision and Testing Ministry of Agriculture (Jinan, China).
2]S, tryptophan, and skatole produced in the fermentation broths prepared from fecal samples from pigs given Bs ([Bs.
Skatole and indole concentration and the odour of fat from lambs that had grazed perennial ryegrass/white clover pasture or Lotus corniculatus.
High performance liquid chromatography determination of skatole and indole levels in pig serum, subcutaneous fat, and submaxillary salivary glands.
Detection of quantitative trait loci for androstenone, skatole and boar taint in a cross between Large White and Meishan pigs.
On the other hand, the scalded entire males exhibited a lower content of skatole than the dehided entire males (p<0.
Androstenone is synthesized in the testes, and skatole is produced by bacteria in the hind gut of pigs (Bonneau et al.
The levels of androstenone and skatole in fat are affected by various factors such as genetics and the environment (Zamaratskaia et al.