methyl sulfide

methyl sulfide

[′meth·əl ′səl‚fīd]
(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2S Flammable, colorless liquid with disagreeable aroma; soluble in ether and alcohol, insoluble in water; boils at 38°C; used as a chemical intermediate. Also known as dimethyl sulfide.
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In the case of garlic, strong-smelling sulfur compounds form Allyl Methyl Sulfide, which cannot be digested and is instead excreted through the pores.