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

(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.
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(16) Odoriferous gases such as cadaverine, (21) putrescine, and skatole can also be detected by gas or liquid chromatography.
The unpleasant odor of some flatus is the result of trace gases, such as hydrogen sulfide, indole, and skatole, which are produced when foods decompose in the colon.
There are many types of gas butthe main ones are sulphur - which gives a stink bomb its pong; putrecine;cadaverine; skatole and indole.
The prime suspects are skatole and indole (by-products of protein digestion) and sulfide gases, which are responsible for the smell of rotten eggs.
Of these particular species, Clostridium disporicum has been associated with the production of skatole (3-methylindole) [20], and most Clostridium spp.
They found that the benzene, toluene, indole, skatole, and nonenal removal effects were the highest for the bamboo charcoal carbonized at 1000[degrees]C and tended to increase with increasing carbonization temperature.
Effects of fructooligosaccharide on conversion of L-tryptophan to skatole and indole by mixed populations of pig fecal bacteria.
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 tran.v-cinnamatc, heneicosane, methyl salicylate, skatole, tricosane, p-tolyl acetate, vanillin, and a mixture (1:1) of methyl transcinnamate and p-tolyl acetate.
Production of volatile amines and skatole at anthesis in some Arum lily species.
The effect of age on distribution of skatole and indole levels in entire male pigs in four breeds: Yorkshire, Landrace, Hampshire and Duroc.
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 iran.s-cinnamate, heneicosane, methyl salicylate, skatole, tricosane, p-tolyl acetate, vanillin, and a mixture (1:1) of methyl iranx-cinnamate and p-tolyl acetate.