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 (thī′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A sulfur-containing organic compound with the general formula RSH where R is any hydrocarbon group. Also called mercaptan.


(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of sulphur-containing organic compounds with the formula RSH, where R is an organic group. Also called (not in technical usage): mercaptan


(mərˈkæp tæn)

any of a class of odiferous sulfur-containing compounds having the type formula RSH, where R represents a radical.
Also called thiol.
[< German (1834), shortening of Latin phrase corpus mercurium captāns body capturing quicksilver]
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Nitric oxide controls Src kinase activity through a sulfhydryl group modification-mediated Tyr-527-independent and Tyr-416linked mechanism.
The sulfhydryl group of GSH reacts with the Elman's reagent [DTNB, (5,5-dithio-bis-2-(nitrobenzoic acid)] and produces a yellow-colored 5-thio-2-nitrobenzoic acid (TNB).
Similarly, persons who are homozygous for apolipoprotein E4, which has no sulfhydryl group, might have a lesser capacity for eliminating xenobiotics dependent on binding to sulfhydryl groups, such as heavy metals and some xenobiotic chemicals.
Fragments of furin containing the aforementioned cysteine residues were isolated and tagged with iodoacetamide, which attaches to the free sulfhydryl group in cysteine residues not involved in a disulfide bond.
Non-ionic forms can further disrupt respiration by catalyzing the interaction of atomic oxygen with the sulfhydryl group, producing an OH molecule and a sulfur bond.
A possible explanation is that NO may directly inhibit P-450 aromatase activity in GC cells by binding to a sulfhydryl group near the active site of an enzyme.
Several enzymes in antioxidant defense systems may protect the imbalance between pro-oxidant and antioxidant but unfortunately, most of the enzymes contain sulfhydryl groups at their active site hence become inactive due to direct binding of lead to sulfhydryl group (58).
1996) Plasma protein-bound sulfhydryl group oxidation in humans following a full marathon race.
Cysteine is a sulfur containing amino acids that is unique because of its chemically very reactive sulfhydryl group [4].
gastric juice acidity, mucus content, histological analysis, glutathione (GSH) levels, malondial-dehyde level (MDA), nitric oxide (NO) and non-protein sulfhydryl group (NP-SH) contents were evaluated in vivo.