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1. A colorless or pale yellow aromatic liquid, C3H3NS, containing a ring composed of a nitrogen atom, a sulfur atom, and three carbon atoms, used in making dyes and fungicides.
2. Any of various derivatives of this compound.
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(ˈθaɪəˌzəʊl) or


1. (Chemistry) a colourless liquid with a pungent smell that contains a ring system composed of three carbon atoms, a sulphur atom, and a nitrogen atom. It is used in dyes and fungicides. Formula: C3H3NS
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of a group of compounds derived from this substance that are used in dyes
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(ˈθaɪ əˌzoʊl)

1. a colorless, slightly water-miscible liquid, C3H3NS.
2. any of various derivatives of this substance, used as dyes or reagents.
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More sophisticated procedures such as methyl thiazol tetrazolium (MTT) assay and molecular examination of active components should also be used to gain deeper understanding of the extracts' cytotoxic activity.
MTT assay: The effect of aqueous extract of garlic on proliferation Hep2 and L929 cell lines was determined using 3- (4, 5- dimethyl thiazol -2-yl) 2, 5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide (MTT) colorimetric assay, originally described by Mosman (1983) and modified by Alley et al (1988) (Durmaz 1999).
Cytotoxicity/proliferation was measured at 72 h using a standard methyl thiazol tetrazolium (MTT) based assay without modifications.
In addition, the anticancer activity of the tmr nanoparticles was assessed in vitro with select cell lines, observed by methyl thiazol tetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay.
Te methyl thiazol tetrazolium assay (MTT; 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl) 2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide; Dojindo Laboratories, Kumamoto, Japan) was conducted to measure cell viability.
Ligand coordinates to tin atom via sulphur atom of the thiazol group in solution.
We measured distance between hydroxyl group of T23 of yeast [beta] tubulin predicted model and the C3'-benzamido-phenyl ring of taxol molecule, and distance between OH group of T23 of yeast modeled [beta] tubulin and thiazol ring of epothilone.
The in vitro cytotoxic effect of Nanomag-D-SPIO and the synthesized nanoprobe was assessed using the standard methyl thiazol tetrazolium bromide (MTT) assay, using ovarian cancer OVCAR3 cell line.
The highest concentration, 5.4 [micro]M, is the lethal concentration 50 ([LC.sub.50]) of this chemical to SHE cells as determined by MTT (3- [4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl]-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide; thiazol blue) assay.