skatole


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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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Effects of fructooligosaccharide on conversion of L-tryptophan to skatole and indole by mixed populations of pig fecal bacteria.
Production of volatile amines and skatole at anthesis in some Arum lily species.
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Significant values of correlation coefficient were found between phenol, indole, iso-butyric acid and iso-valeric acid with Atopostipes, p-cresol and skatole with Bacteroides, acetic acid and butyric acid with AM982595_g of Porphyromonadaceae family, and propionic acid with Tissierella.
Deposition of skatole in adipose tissues can taint the meat, with harmful consequences for the beef and pork industries.
Organic acids in diets for entire male pigs: Effect on skatole level, microbiota in digesta, and growth performance.
These baits were made of cotton wadding soaked with one of the following substances, known or believed to be attractive to orchid bees: benzyl acetate, benzyl alcohol, r-carvone, 1,8-cineole, p-cresol acetate, dimethoxybenzene, eugenol, [beta]-ionone, methyl benzoate, methyl frani-cinnamate, heneicosane, methyl salicylate, skatole, tricosane, p-tolyl acetate, vanillin, and a mixture (1:1) of methyl rrans-cinnamate and p-tolyl acetate.
Microbial production of skatole in the hind gut of pigs given different diets and its relation to skatole deposition in backfat.