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n.1.(Chem.) A volatile, pungent, liquid hydrocarbon, C6H10, consisting of two allyl radicals.
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Inhibition of hepatocarcinogenic responses to 1,2-dimethylhydrazine by diallyl sulfide, a component of garlic oil.
In a study from New Zealand, scientists fed rats with varying doses of diallyl disulphide, a chemical found in garlic.
Studies performed at Anderson Hospital in Houston found that mice developed 75% fewer tumors when given diallyl sulfide, a component of garlic, prior to exposure to a colon-specific carcinogen.
Synthetic polymers for coagulant applications have two predominant chemistries: poly DADMAC and EPIXDMA (dimethyl diallyl diammoniumchloride and epichlorohydrin/dimethyl amine, respectively).
Sundaram described how diallyl disulfide (DADS), an oil-soluble, sulfur compound present in processed garlic, depressed the growth of the human cancer cells or killed them.
To eliminate field problems with broken and cracked high voltage connectors, the brittle diallyl orthophthalate material has been replaced by a glass-reinforced polythermide resin.
However, if you were to take that same amount of garlic and administer one of its compounds, such as diallyl sulfide, in pure form in a gelatin capsule, you'd have a drug, not a food.
Upon analyzing this oil, pioneering French and' German investigators successfully identified the family of sulphur-containing compounds that include diallyl sulphides, which remain the focal point for present-day researchers like Xiaonan Lu of the University of British Columbia.
The active constituents of GC are Sulfur-containing compounds that in this plant called Diallyl Disulfide (Allicin) and glucosinolates (GLS) that are Cancer prevention materials (Mazloom et al., 2013).
Lee and colleagues studied the efficacy of diallyl disulfide (DADS), a secondary component derived from garlic, in amelioration of C[Cl.sub.4]-induced acute liver injury.
Daily oral administration of garlic extract (50% and 100%), diallyl sulphides (5% and 10%), and diallyl disulphide (0.5% and 1%) and its diallyl sulphides in experimental rats was shown to protect mice against MRSA systemic infection [35].
Organosulfur compounds (OSCs) are the major active components in garlic, including the oil-soluble compounds, such as diallyl sulfide (DAS), diallyl disulfide (DADS), diallyl trisulfide (DATS), and water-soluble fractions containing S-allylcysteine (SAC) and S-allylmercaptocysteine (SAMC) [6].