Any salt or ester of the hypothetical isothiocyanic acid; or the -NCS radical or the NCS-1 anion; isomeric with thiocyanate(noun)
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Use "isothiocyanate" in a sentence
"The benefit would likely be the same in other cruciferous vegetables that contain a compound called isothiocyanate, including brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, rocket or arugula, watercress and horseradish, they added."
"Another substance is phenethyl isothiocyanate PEITC, which may inhibit the emergence of lung tumors in animals that have been bred to create cancerous tumors."
"Watercress is a rich source of the glucosinolate derivatives phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) and methylsulphinylakyl isothiocyanates (MEITCs), which have a range of anticancer activities."