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Thioglucoside

Thioglucoside

Thioglucosides are compounds formed from thiols and glucosides.

An example is sinigrin which, when cleaved by the enzyme myrosin, will give allyl isothiocyanate glucose and potassium bisulfate.


References
Leung, Albert Y. 1980. Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredient used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics. John Wiley and Sons, N Y. 409.

Windholz, Martha, Susan Budavani, et.al. 1976. The Merck Indes. Merck and Co., Inc. New Jersy.