Agent Name

Goitrin

CAS Number

500-12-9

Formula

C5-H7-N-O-S

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(S)-5-Ethenyl-2-oxazolidinethione; Goitrin, L-; Goitrin, l; VTO; 2-Oxazolidinethione, 5-ethenyl-, (S)-; [ChemIDplus] (-)-5-vinyl-2-oxazolidinethione; 5-vinyl-2-thiooxazolidone; [HSDB]

Category

Plant Toxins

Description

Solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

A thyroid toxin found in the seeds of various Brassica and Cruciferae species; [Merck Index]

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