volatile sulfur compound


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volatile sulfur compound (VSC),

material produced by malodorous volatile gases resulting from bacteria in the oral cavity.
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Scientists at Iowa State University undertook a study to investigate how volatile sulfur compounds in precooked ready-to-eat (RTE) turkey breast react to doses of radiation and subsequent storage.
Certain chemical end products of bacterial putrefaction known as volatile sulfur compounds (VSCs) smell foul and have been determined to be responsible for the offensive odor.
In the large multi-metals study, some metal treatments were initially associated with decreases in volatile sulfur compound concentrations, but these effects were shown to reverse after four months of anaerobic storage (Figure 4).
5) Additionally, Lactobacillus can metabolize methionine, which forms volatile sulfur compounds such as methanethiol, dimethyl disulfide and propionic acid.
On the transformation of sulfur-containing amino acids and peptides to volatile sulfur compounds (VSC) in the human mouth.
From the above review it is concluded that volatile sulfur compounds and tongue coating score were drastically reduced after scraping of tongue was done along with periodontal therapy provided to the patients.
Relationship between volatile sulfur compounds, BANA-hydrolyzing bacteria and gingival health in patients with and without complaints of oral malodor.
In particular, the present invention relates to novel lactic acid bacteria belonging to the genus Weissella, which can inhibit the proliferation of anaerobic bacteria producing volatile sulfur compounds by interacting with them and generating hydrogen peroxide under aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
The remaining 24 papers present original research on a variety of topics, examples of which include cell culture models to assess bioactivity of functional foods and dietary supplements, assessment of antioxidant activity of phytopolyphenols in cell culture systems, antioxidant capacity of phenolic extracts from selected food by-products, antioxidant and anti-cancer activities of green and black tea polyphenols, impact of berry phytochemicals on human health, formation of off-odorants during light exposure of milk and its inhibition by antioxidants, and control of irradiation-induced lipid oxidation and volatile sulfur compounds using antioxidants in raw meat and ready-to-eat meat products.
It is caused by foul-smelling volatile sulfur compounds, like hydrogen sulfide, produced by anaerobic bacteria that thrive in environments lacking oxygen, such as the back of the tongue and deep gum pockets.
Available without a prescription, bismuth subgallate acts as an internal deodorant by absorbing odor-causing volatile sulfur compounds in the gastrointestinal tract.
The BreathAlert works by detecting volatile sulfur compounds.