isothiocyanate


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i·so·thi·o·cy·a·nate

 (ī′sə-thī′ō-sī′ə-nāt′)
n.
A pungent and irritating sulfur analog of an isocyanate, characterized by the NCS group, that is present in mustard oils.
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Noun1.isothiocyanate - a family of compounds derived from horseradish and radishes and onions and mustards; source of the hotness of those plants and preparations
table mustard, mustard - pungent powder or paste prepared from ground mustard seeds
horseradish, horseradish root - the root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
Raphanus sativus, radish - Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw
Allium cepa, onion plant, onion - bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb
chemical irritant - a substance producing irritation
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Sulforaphane, another type of isothiocyanate present in Brassicas, has shown antitumor effects and inhibition of cancer cell growth, which become even more potent when combined with irradiation treatment (PLoS One, 2017).
One of the important glucosinolate in several Brassicaceous species is allyl glucosinolate that is generally broken down into allyl isothiocyanate in the soil (Mayton et al.
Sulforaphane is a compound within the isothiocyanate group of organosulfur compounds that helps obese type two diabetes patients in controlling the high blood sugar levels.
Isothiocyanate components and raphanin have been reported in Raphanus caudatus [20] and anti- leishmanial activity in the present investigation could be linked to the occurrence of these compounds.
Correlation of Quinone Reductase Activity and Allyl Isothiocyanate Formation Among Different Genotypes and Grades of Horseradish Roots.
Sulforaphane is an isothiocyanate found in cruciferous vegetables and acts as an HDAC inhibitor.
Apoptosis was determined by using the annexin V-fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) Apoptosis Detection kit (eBioscience, Frankfurt, Germany) according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Sulforaphane is an isothiocyanate derived from broccoli with therapeutic potential based on its activity to up-regulate genes that influence an aerobic cell's ability to protect against oxidative stress, inflammation, DNA-damaging electrophiles, and radiation.
Then the samples were treated with coating solutions consisting of chitosan, allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) or lauric arginate ester (LAE).
will discuss how benzyl isothiocyanate, a molecule found in edible cruciferous vegetables, such as garden cress, works in breast cancer cells to decrease levels of Bmi-1, a protein that controls genes responsible for cell proliferation.
Mohammad Reza Hormozinejad (assistant professor of Department of Chemistry) and his colleagues proposed a simple, highly sensitive, and selective method for the quantitative measurement of captopril in human blood plasma by using fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) modified with gold nanoparticles.