Boar taint related compounds : Androstenone / skatole / other substances

  title={Boar taint related compounds : Androstenone / skatole / other substances},
  author={\Oystein Andresen},
Introduction Two substances are the main contributors to boar taint in pork from entire male pigs i.e. the steroid androstenone (5α-androst-16-ene-3-one) [1] and skatole (3-methylindole) [2,3]. The relative contribution of these substances to boar taint varies in different studies. Other substances may also contribute to a minor degree and a range of substances with an off-odour/off-flavour has been identified in boar fat. Among these indole and other 16androstene steroids may be of some… CONTINUE READING

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