bithionol

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bithionol

[bī′thī·ə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A halogenated form of bisphenol used as an ingredient in germicidal soaps and as a medicine in the treatment of clonorchiases.
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Bithionol and bithionol sulfoxide were found to be inhibitors, with IC50 values in the low micromolar range.
However, at saturating levels of NADPH, bithionol sulfoxide inhibited to a lesser extent and bithionol was competitive against menadione.