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A lustrous white crystalline compound, CH4N2S, the sulfur analog of urea, used as a developer in photography and photocopying and in various organic syntheses. Also called thiocarbamide.
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(Elements & Compounds) a white water-soluble crystalline substance with a bitter taste that forms addition compounds with metal ions and is used in photographic fixing, rubber vulcanization, and the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: H2NCSNH2
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(ˌθaɪ oʊ yʊˈri ə, -ˈyʊər i ə)

a colorless, solid substance, CH4N2S, used in photography and inorganic synthesis.
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Hydrochloric acid (HCl), sodium hydroxide (NaOH), curcumin, urea, thiourea, sorbitan oleate (Span 80), paraffin oil, absolute ethanol, and sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) were purchased from Merck.
The solution was prepared according to the formula [Zn.sub.(1-x)][Mn.sub.x]S at x = 0.05 using hydrated zinc nitrate, manganese acetate, thiourea, 2-propanol, hydrochloric acid, and distilled water.
In a recent study, a series of thiourea and urea derivatives containing 1,2,4-triazole moieties were integrated and assessed for their antifungal and larvicidal action (Kocyigit-Kaymakcioglu et al., 2013).
First dimensional isoelectric focusing: Immobiline DryStrips (pH 3 to 10 nonlinear (NL), pH 6 to 9, and pH 4 to 7 18 cm; GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences, Sweden) were rehydrated in rehydration buffer (6 M Urea, 2 M thiourea, 4% 3-[{3-Cholamidopropyl} dimethylammonio]-1-propanesulfonate [CHAPS]), 0.4% DTT, 2% v/v immobilized pH gradient (IPG) buffer pH 3 to 10, pH 6 to 11, and pH 4 to 7) overnight.
EBDCs are absorbed by skin, mucous membranes, and respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts, and metabolized via hepatic microsomal enzymes to produce ethylene thiourea (ETU) (Houeto et al.
Ascorbic acid, nitroblue tetrazolium (NBT), ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA), nitro blue tetrazolium (NBT), reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH), phenazine methosulfate (PMS), thiobarbituric acid (TBA), thiourea, thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS), aluminium chloride (Al[Cl.sub.3]), sodium nitroprusside (SNP), sulfanilamide, naphthylethylenediamine dihydrochloride (NED), and butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) were obtained from HiMedia Laboratories Pvt., Ltd, Mumbai, India.
Titanium sulfate, thiourea, tert-butyl alcohol (TBA), ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), and benzoquinone (BQ) come from Sinopharm Chemical Reagent Co.
Heinzman et al have developed a crosslinking system for hydroxy polymers like starch and cellulose based on urea, thiourea, guanidine, diamide, and dicarbamate crosslinking agents; plasticizers; and crosslinking facilitators.
The u(C=S)stretching vibration about 740-763[cm.sup.-1] are in close agreement with previously reported of the thiourea derivatives.
The exogenous application of thiourea, due to its distinct properties, can potentially reduce these adverse effects.