Allyl mercaptan | Article about allyl mercaptan by The Free Dictionary
allyl mercaptan[′al·əl mər′kap‚tan]
CH2CHCH2SH A colorless liquid with a boiling point of 67-68°C; soluble in ether and alcohol; used as intermediate in pharmaceutical manufacture.
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Plant extracts like allicin diallyl disulfide allyl mercaptan
and garlic oil are also considered to inhibit rumen methanogens.
GAR (Allium sativum, contains 26% Allyl mercaptan, 18% Allyl trisulphide and 1.
5%) is unstable and can be decomposed and metabolized to allyl disulfide and allyl mercaptan in liver according to Egen-Schwind et al.