thiophil

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thiophil

(ˈθaɪəfɪl)
adj
(Chemistry) having an attraction to sulphur
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It is proposed that initially, selective alkylation of the sulfur occurs in the thioxopyrimidine ring system, followed by elimination of the bridged sulfur by addition of a thiophilic agent (Scheme 7).
Isolation and purification of immunoglobulins from chicken eggs using thiophilic interaction chromatography.
Thiophilic adsorption -- a new method for protein fractionation.