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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Our cold-pressing process is backed by 52 quality checks which ensure that all the natural goodness of AITC (allylisothiocyanate) is intact." Where does mustard oil derive its pungency from?
P Chen, "Determination of plasma allylisothiocyanate and its pharmacokinetics in rats by UPLC," Chinese Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, vol.
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.