dimethyl sulfide

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dimethyl sulfide

[‚dī′meth·əl ′səl‚fīd]
(organic chemistry)
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For example, the odour of 'pear drops' esters and acetone in relation to diabetes, ammonia in relation to hepatitis, and dimethyl sulphide to cirrhosis.
Richardson's colleague, Dr Andrew Curson, has found that marine microbes are making dimethyl sulphide (DMS)--another greenhouse gas--at the rate of more than 200 million tonnes a year.
To be fair to the lads, their speciality is a cocktail of 80% tertiary butyl mercaptan and 20% dimethyl sulphide.