Allyl mercaptan
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Prop-2-ene-1-thiol
Other names
2-Propene-1-thiol
Allyl thiol
3-Mercaptopropene
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 212-792-7212-792-7
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C3H6S/c1-2-3-4/h2,4H,1,3H2
    Key: ULIKDJVNUXNQHS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • C=CCS
Properties
C3H6S
Molar mass 74.14 g·mol−1
Hazards
GHS labelling:
Danger
H225, H302, H319, H332
P210, P233, P240, P241, P242, P243, P261, P264, P270, P271, P280, P301+P312, P303+P361+P353, P304+P312, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P312, P330, P337+P313, P370+P378, P403+P235, P501
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Allyl mercaptan (AM) is a small molecule allyl derivative and an organosulfur compound derived from garlic and a few other genus Allium plants. Its formula is C3H6S. It has been shown to be the most effective HDAC inhibitor of known garlic-derived organosulfur compounds and their metabolites.[1]

References

  1. ^ Rajendran, Praveen; Ho, Emily; Williams, David E; Dashwood, Roderick H (2011). "Dietary phytochemicals, HDAC inhibition, and DNA damage/repair defects in cancer cells". Clinical Epigenetics. 3 (1): 4. doi:10.1186/1868-7083-3-4. ISSN 1868-7083. PMC 3255482. PMID 22247744.