Microbial Metabolites of Tryptophan in the Intestinal Tract With Special Reference to Skatole

Am J Clin Nutr. 1979 Jan;32(1):173-8. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/32.1.173.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Alcaligenes / metabolism
  • Animals
  • Bacteria / metabolism*
  • Bacteroides / metabolism
  • Clostridium / metabolism
  • Colon / metabolism
  • Enterobacter / metabolism
  • Escherichia coli / metabolism
  • Humans
  • Indoleacetic Acids / metabolism
  • Indoles / biosynthesis*
  • Intestines / microbiology*
  • Lactobacillus / metabolism
  • Peptococcus / metabolism
  • Proteus / metabolism
  • Rumen / metabolism
  • Skatole / biosynthesis*
  • Skatole / poisoning
  • Tryptophan / metabolism*
  • Vibrionaceae / metabolism

Substances

  • Indoleacetic Acids
  • Indoles
  • Tryptophan
  • Skatole