thiourea


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thi·o·u·re·a

(thī'ō-yū-rē'ă),
An antithyroid compound of the thioamide group, with the same actions and uses as thiouracil. Several derivatives of thiourea are useful in the treatment of leprosy.
Synonym(s): thiocarbamide

thiourea

(thi?o-ur-e'a) [Gr. theion, sulfur, + ouron, urine]
H2NCSNH2; A colorless crystalline compound of urea in which sulfur replaces the oxygen. Synonym: sulfourea

thiourea

a goitrogenic agent used in industry as a photographic fixative. Mode of action is as for thiouracil.
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The strips were rehydrated in 100 gL of a buffer containing 7 mmol/L urea, 2 mmol/L thiourea, 4% CHAPS, 30 mmol/L Tris buffer, and deionized water.
Effect of thiourea on yield and nutrient uptake of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.
Synthesis and biological activity of substituted urea and thiourea derivatives containing 1, 2, 4-triazole moieties.
Caproiu, Studies on the antimicrobial activity of new compounds containing thiourea function, Biointerface Res.
The combined samples were then diluted with 2xrehydration buffer (7 M urea, 2 M thiourea, 4% CHAPS, 2% IPG buffer, 20 mM DTT).
To conduct the research of optimization of initial concentration of trisodium citrate, the working solutions were prepared with 0,04 M zinc chloride, 0,10 M thiourea.
1) In this issue of EHP, investigators report that pregnant women living near banana plantations in Costa Rica have elevated urinary levels of ethylene thiourea (ETU), a metabolite of mancozeb.
Next, the team sprinkled in another chemical, called thiourea, which can quell rebellious reactive oxygen species.
The answer is that the rubber industry relies heavily on thiourea accelerators, primarily ethylene thiourea, for the vulcanisation of polychloroprene in the production high-performance rubber, but the material has been declared "toxic for reproduction" under the controversial Reach chemicals legislation.
Tewari, "Pyroelectricity in thiourea formaldehyde polymer," Journal of Applied Physics, vol.