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A salt, ester, or anion of thiocyanic acid.
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(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of thiocyanic acid
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(ˌθaɪ oʊˈsaɪ əˌneɪt)

also thi•o•cy•a•nide


a salt or ester of thiocyanic acid.
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Noun1.thiocyanate - a salt of thiocyanic acid; formed when alkaline cyanides are fused with sulfur
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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This allowed to compare concentration levels of the tobacco biomarker, namely thiocyanate ion, in the biological samples collected from the mothers and their offspring.
Ferric thiocyanate (FTC) method: 1 mg/ml of test solution, 4.1 ml of 2.5% linolenic acid, 8.0 ml of 0.05M phosphate buffer (pH 7.0) and 3.9 ml of water were placed in dark at 40 C.
Because we did not test serum or salivary thiocyanate levels in our study, we cannot draw any conclusions regarding the presence or absence of significant inflammatory changes in cigar smokers in relation to the extent of their smoking.
Our study had three major aims: 1) to compare the urinary thiocyanate levels of the exposed and the control communities; 2) to compare the prevalence of cyanide exposure symptoms of the exposed and the control communities; and 3) to provide additional information on lifestyle factors that have been associated with urinary thiocyanate levels such as demographic factors, dietary exposure, and smoking.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pregnant and lactating women also avoid exposure to excess nitrate, which would usually occur from contaminated well water, and thiocyanate, which is in cigarette smoke.
Both solutions contained guanidinium thiocyanate which inhibits RNase.
If colourless solid potassium thiocyanate. KSC[N.sub.(s)], is added to the solution, it will dissolve producing thiocyanate, SC[N.sub.(aq)], ions according to the reaction
Berberine thiocyanate crystals adhered to root exodermis outer walls (Figure 3(c)).
Madrakian, "Highly sensitive and selective determination of thiocyanate using gold nanoparticles surface decorated multi-walled carbon nanotubes modified carbon paste electrode," Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, vol.
However, thiocyanate can act as a one-electron donor and be part of the peroxidase cycle, with the sequential formation of two thiocyanate radicals [47].
capsulatum and other fungi, we extracted genomic DNA directly from bat guano by using the silica-guanidine thiocyanate protocol, NucliSense Isolation Reagent (bioMerieux, Boxtel, the Netherlands), according to the manufacturer's protocol.