allyl isothiocyanate


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allyl isothiocyanate

[′al·əl ¦ī·sō‚thī·ō′sī·ə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH2CH:CH2NCS A pungent, colorless to pale-yellow liquid; soluble in alcohol, slightly soluble in water; irritating odor; boiling point 152°C; used as a fumigant and as a poison gas. Also known as mustard oil.
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In addition to the above the report determines allyl isothiocyanate consumers in the market.
Allyl isothiocyanate, but not carvacrol or cinnamaldehyde, inhibited growth at this temperature.
These studies indicate the use of naturally occurring isothiocyanates such as allyl isothiocyanate (AITC) and phenyl isothiocyanate in the alleviation of toxicity induced by chemotherapeutic agents.