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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They ascribed this behavior to physiological parameters such as leaf area, number of leaves, leaf age, nutrient content, concentration of amino acids and, above all, the concentration of secondary metabolites, particularly glucosinolates such as sinigrin and allylisothiocyanate, which play an important role in aphid feeding preferences.
Effeets of mustard sprouts and allylisothiocyanate on benzo(a)pyrene-induced DNA damage in human-derived cells: a model study with the single cell gel electrophoresis/Hep G2 Assay", en Teratog.