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MEBO Gut Microbiome Study
"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"
Funded by uBiome Research Grant

"Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)"

Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota in
Idiopathic Malodor Production

Started May 2018 - Ongoing

Current people sent kits : 100/100
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TMAU (Dominican)
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Start : Aug 2016
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MEBO Research Clinical Trials

Click here to read details of the MEBO Clinical Trials
NCT03582826 - Ongoing not recruiting
Microbial Basis of Systemic Malodor and PATM Conditions (PATM)
United States 2018 - ongoing

NCT02683876 - Completed
Exploratory Study of Relationships Between Malodor and Urine Metabolomics
Canada and United States 2016 - ongoing

NCT03451994 - Completed
Exploratory Study of Volatile Organic Compounds in Alveolar Breath
United Kingdom and United States 2013 - ongoing

NCT02692495 - Completed
Evaluation of Potential Screening Tools for Metabolic Body Odor and Halitosis
United Kingdom 2009 - 2012

Monday, June 16, 2008

Could leaky gut be a factor in Fecal Body Odor ?

It's unknown if something like 'leaky gut' (gut permeability) could be a factor in something like, for instance 'fecal body odor'. Research into 'leaky gut' in general seems lacking, but sometimes interesting (unrelated) research is published. For instance, this 1999 paper about only alcoholics with 'leaky gut' having cirrhosis ...
Leaky gut in alcoholic cirrhosis: a possible mechanism for alcohol-induced liver damage.

Two functions of the gut wall are to physically act as a sieve (to not allow molecules too big to be absorbed into the portal vein), and also to absorb suitable sized molecules in a controlled manner (often actively, as well as passively).

In the case of 'leaky gut', it is proposed that for some reason the junctions of the cells are not properly joined, and molecules too large are then allowed through the gaps into the portal vein.

Ironically, if the 'absorption' system through the gut wall cells is also interfered with for some reason, for example irritation, someone can then have potential 'malabsorption' as well as leaky gut.

The current common test for leaky gut usually tests both for 'leaky gut' and also malabsorption, using 2 sugars, lactulose (a large molecule), and mannitol (a small molecule). The other alternative common test is the polyethylene glycol (PEG) test

some leaky gut explanations :

from an Autism research unit at Sunderland University :
Leo Galland article :
Dr Myhill article :

(example) pubmed search result


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