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Fig. 5 | Microbiome

Fig. 5

From: Understanding the microbial basis of body odor in pre-pubescent children and teenagers

Fig. 5

Capability to transform precursors in sweat into malodor-associated compounds in different skin microbes. GCMS results from single bacterium inoculation for 24 h in sweat collected from subjects. Note that only S. epidermidis and S. hominis produce significant amounts of acetic acid and isovaleric acid, in agreement with the associations observed in vivo. The culture experiments were conducted under aerobic conditions

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