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A divalent chemical group consisting of two sulfur atoms, or a compound in which it is combined with other elements or groups. Also called bisulfide.
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(Elements & Compounds) a variant spelling of disulphide
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(daɪˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd)

1. (in inorganic chemistry) a sulfide containing two atoms of sulfur, as carbon disulfide, CS2.
2. (in organic chemistry) a sulfide containing the bivalent group −SS−, as diethyl disulfide, C4H10S2.
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One of the laboratories conducted chemical study of the finding and made the following conclusion that the metal crystals in quartz, which are look like gold - is pyrite, a mineral, iron disulfide FeS2.
His article 'Ultraviolet-light-driven enhanced hysteresis effect in graphene-tungsten disulfide heterostructures' was published in CARBON - one of the best journals in Engineering Sciences with an Impact Factor of 7.466 and ranked in the Q1 (topmost) category on both the Article Influence Score and Journal Impact Factor.
In most species, LEAP-2 is a cysteine-rich and cationic protein [14,15], which generally has a conserved core structure with two disulfide bonds that play a crucial role in bacterial killing [16].
Blood samples were drawn from each patient to study a complete blood count, liver and renal function tests, electrolytes, and thiol/disulfide homeostasis parameters (thiol, disulfide, native thiol, disulfide/native thiol, disulfide/total thiol, native thiol/total thiol) levels.
KEYWORDS: [beta]-thalassemia major, Disulfide, Ferritin, Oxidative stress, Thiol.
Subsequently, in previous studies it does not show accurate total thiol and disulfide amount in the body.
Reformulated skim milk with serum protein isolate contained higher concentrations of hydrogen sulfide, carbon disulfide, dimethyl sulfide, dimethyl disulfide, dimethyl trisulfide and methional, compared to micellar casein concentrate-reformulated skim milk or skim milk after DSI or IND-UP.
The scientific team used grapheme and molybdenum disulfide alongside thin layers of gold, alumina and silicon nitrate to create a device that can be tailored to the size and shape of the retina.
Disulfide amounts ([micro]mol/L) were determined as half of the subtraction of native thiol from total thiol levels.
(21) reported that the disulfide/native thiol and native thiol/total thiol ratios and native thiol, total thiol, and disulfide values were similar in AA patients and the control group.
When oxidation occurs, they form a covalent bond named disulfide bonds (also called as SS-bond).