Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota

Fredrich E, Barzantny H, Brune I, Tauch A (2013)
Trends in microbiology 21(6): 305-312.

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Abstract / Bemerkung
The microbial community of the human axilla plays a key role in the formation of axillary odor by biotransformation of odorless natural secretions into volatile odorous molecules. Culture-based microbiological and biochemical studies have allowed the characterization of the axillary microbiota, but the advent of next-generation culture-independent DNA sequencing approaches has provided an unprecedented depth of data regarding the taxonomic composition of the axillary microbiota and intra- and interindividual variation. However, the physiological activity of the microbiota of an individual and its variation under different environmental conditions remains largely unknown. Thus, metatranscriptomics represents a promising technique to identify specific metabolic activities in the axillary microbiota linked to individual differences in body odor.
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Fredrich E, Barzantny H, Brune I, Tauch A. Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota. Trends in microbiology. 2013;21(6):305-312.
Fredrich, E., Barzantny, H., Brune, I., & Tauch, A. (2013). Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota. Trends in microbiology, 21(6), 305-312. doi:10.1016/j.tim.2013.03.002
Fredrich, E., Barzantny, H., Brune, I., and Tauch, A. (2013). Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota. Trends in microbiology 21, 305-312.
Fredrich, E., et al., 2013. Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota. Trends in microbiology, 21(6), p 305-312.
E. Fredrich, et al., “Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota”, Trends in microbiology, vol. 21, 2013, pp. 305-312.
Fredrich, E., Barzantny, H., Brune, I., Tauch, A.: Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota. Trends in microbiology. 21, 305-312 (2013).
Fredrich, Eugenie, Barzantny, Helena, Brune, Iris, and Tauch, Andreas. “Daily battle against body odor: towards the activity of the axillary microbiota”. Trends in microbiology 21.6 (2013): 305-312.

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