chemical composition of poop
What are the chemical/physical/biological components of feces? What is skatol?
Dear Toilet Reader,
Thanks for the question!
Do you mean regular poo, or MY poo? My poo is made up of:
Smelly brown stuff
(n.) A constituent of human faeces formed in the small intestines as a product of the putrefaction of albuminous matter. It is also found in reduced indigo. Chemically it is methyl indol, C9H9N.
or, if you prefer:
3-Methylindol Udskriv artiklen
Andre navne: Skatol, scatol
3-Methylindol er en indolforbindelse der dannes ved mikrobiel nedbrydning af aminosyren tryptophan. 3-Methylindol forekommer vidtspredt i naturen, fx i f