Allylisothiocyanate | definition of Allylisothiocyanate by Medical dictionary
allyl isothiocyanate (redirected from Allylisothiocyanate)
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allyl obtained from Brassica nigra
by the action of water on sinigrin and myrosin or produced synthetically; a vesicant, used in 10% solution in 50% alcohol as a counterirritant in neuralgia. Gives mustard its characteristic flavor and aroma.
See also: mustard oil
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y Knasmuller, S., "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.
Genotoxic effects of allylisothiocyanate
(AITC) and phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC).
This obstacle is caused by the nonavailability of amino groups, because a majority of [alpha] and [epsilon] amino groups of most of the commercially purified HRPs are blocked by allylisothiocyanate
and Lisa, M., 'Study on Antifungal Effects of Allylisothiocyanate
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