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The radical of isothiocyanic acid, -N=C=S.


(ī″sō-thī″ō-sī′ă-nāt″) [″ + ″],


A member of a family of compounds found in some cruciferous vegetables, as well as horseradish and mustards. ITCs have cancer-preventing effects in animals.


see allyl isothiocyanate.
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However, kale may be superior to other cruciferous options in its cancer-prevention effects, owing to an especially rich source of glucosinolates, which are converted by the body into cancer-preventive compounds called isothiocyanates.
The findings of this research indicate that propyl isothiocyanate stress induces physiological responses and activates antioxidant enzymes in cress seedlings.
Results showed that in the beginning, the fluorescent emission of fluorescein isothiocyanate molecule was turned off by modifying the surface of gold nanoparticles with fluorescein isothiocyanate.
Atmospheric emissions of methyl isothiocyanate and chloropicrin following soil fumigation and surface containment treatment in bare-root forest nurseries.
Inhibition of Carcinogen-induced Neoplasia by Sodium Cyanate, tert-butyl Isothiocyanate and Benzyl Isothiocyanate Administered Subsequent to Carcinogen Exposure', Cancer Res.
The report includes allyl isothiocyanate description, covers its application areas and related patterns.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the antimicrobial effect of bee venom and its major component melittin alone or in twoand three-drug combinations with antibiotics (vancomycin, oxacillin, and amikacin) or known antimicrobial plant secondary metabolites (carvacrol, benzyl isothiocyanate, sanguinarine, and berberine; Fig.
2014 Market Research Report on Global and China Isothiocyanate Industry is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Isothiocyanate industry in Global and China.
Allyl isothiocyanate (CAS 57-06-7) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on allyl isothiocyanate markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.
Washington, Aug 3 ( ANI ): A new study by researchers, including one of Indian origin, has found that the natural plant compound phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) hinders the development of mammary tumours in a mouse model with similarities to human breast cancer progression.
RESULTS: The isothiocyanates 6-methylsulfinylhexyl isothiocyanate (6-HITC) and sulforaphane (SFN) activated Nrf2 and up-regulated downstream proteins associated with MeHg excretion, such as glutamate-cysteine ligase, glutathione 5-transferase, and multidrug resistance--associated protein, in primary mouse hepatocytes.
Five years ago, Bautista showed that allyl isothiocyanate, the sinus-clearing ingredient in wasabi, hot mustard and garlic, causes pain solely by activating a receptor called TRPA1 on sensory nerves.