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mercapto-

pref.
Containing the univalent radical —SH: mercaptopurine.

[From mercaptan.]
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mercapto-

(mɜːˈkæptəʊ)
combining form
(Elements & Compounds) (in chemical compounds) indicating the presence of an HS- group
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The results of thermal analysis of [Ni(PDTC)X2]- and [Ni(PDTC)(diamines)]+ type complexes (X = Mercaptoacetate, Mercapto- propanoate and Mercaptosuccinate, and diamine = ethylenediamine, N,N/-dimethylethylenediamine, 1,3- diaminopropane) indicate that these complexes were not formed.