methanethiol


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methanethiol

[mə‚than·ə′thī‚ȯl]
(organic chemistry)
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They found these people produced a lot of sulphur compounds in their breath, especially methanethiol, which has an unpleasant boiled cabbage smell.
Because natural gas is colourless and odourless, companies often add Mercaptan or methanethiol, which has a pungent smell likened to rotten eggs, to make it easier to detect.
Lactobacilli, Lactococci and Micrococci produce lesser amounts of methanethiol from methionine (75 76).
Levitt, "Oxidation of hydrogen sulfide and methanethiol to thiosulfate by rat tissues: a specialized function of the colonic mucosa," Biochemical Pharmacology, vol.
5) Additionally, Lactobacillus can metabolize methionine, which forms volatile sulfur compounds such as methanethiol, dimethyl disulfide and propionic acid.
Seven sulfur volatiles of hydrogen sulfide sulfur dioxide methanethiol dimethyl sulfide (DMS) dimethyl disulfide (DMDS) methional and dimethyl trisulfide (DMTS)
Dr Seagre said that the likelihood of "false positives" could be reduced by searching for rarer biosignature gases more closely tied to living systems, such as dimethyl sulphide (DMS), and methanethiol.
In the team's projections, many corpses' produces a spike in methanethiol, which is around for only 350 years but transforms into ethane.
Anaerobic production of methanethiol and other compounds by Brassica vegetables.
Trace amounts of methanethiol (methyl mercaptan) were also added to the fuel, giving it the distinctive rotten-egg smell that would reveal any significant leakage.
Carboxen[TM]/PDMS fiber offered the best selectivity and sensitivity towards low molecular weight sulfur compounds, such as hydrogen sulfide, methanethiol, dimethyl sulfide, dimethyl disulfide and dimethyl trisulfide.