allyl sulfide


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allyl sulfide

[′al·əl ′səl‚fīd]
(organic chemistry)
(CH2CHCH2)2S A colorless liquid with a garliclike odor and a boiling point of 139°C; used in synthetic oil of garlic.
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Allyl sulfide, a compound in garlic, was found to improve the health of gut bacteria and boosted memory in ageing mice, a possible pointer to an eventual breakthrough for humans.University professor Jonathan Kotler is an American and lives in California, but is a fan of the London football club Fulham.
A natural compound in garlic called allyl sulfide can restore intestinal bacteria linked with cognitive health in the elderly.
Allyl sulfide (A35801), allyl disulfide (A317691), and ketoconazole (K1003) were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich Korea, LTD.
30 compounds from volatiles compounds of black onion were identified, which accounted for 52.63% of all compounds and 81.69% of the total peak areas; these components included 19 sulfur-containing volatiles compounds, such as diallyl sulfide, methyl allyl sulfide, 3-hydroxysulfolane, 2,4dimethylthiophene, 2-methoxythiophene, 1,4-dithiane, and 1,3-dithiane [37].
Interest in garlic is associated with various substances such as quercetin, allixin, allcin, allinin and allyl sulfides, which are suggested to have an inhibitory effect on prostate, colon, bladder and stomach cancer.
Suitable addition-fragmentation groups include conventional reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) agents such as allyl sulfides, dithiocarbamates, trithiocarbonates, and thiuram disulfides.
Containing numerous organisulphide compounds, such as allyl sulfides and alkyl sulfoxides, chives have a beneficial effect on the circulatory system, acting upon it by lowering blood pressure.
Allyl sulfides from garlic suppress the in vitro proliferation of human A549 lung tumor cells.
Allyl sulfides, found in onions, garlic and leeks, as well as phenolic acids found in tomatoes, citrus and whole grains, help the body's enzymes block carcinogens in the body--a first-line defense.
In the presence of selenium and vitamin A, allyl sulfides arrest carcinogenic activity far more effectively than they do in isolation, we're told.