al·li·cin 'al-ə-sən n a liquid compound C6H10OS2 with a garlic odor and antibacterial properties formed from alliin by enzymatic action

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al·li·cin (alґĭ-sin) an oily substance, extracted from garlic, which has antibacterial activity. See also Allium.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • allicin — [al′ə sin΄] n. 〚< alliin, an amino acid found in garlic oil (< L allium, garlic + IN1) + (I)C + IN1〛 an unstable, yellowish, oily liquid, C6H10OS2 …   Universalium

  • allicin — [al′ə sin΄] n. [< alliin, an amino acid found in garlic oil (< L allium, garlic + IN1) + (I)C + IN1] an unstable, yellowish, oily liquid, C6H10OS2, extracted from garlic and used as an antibacterial substance in science and industry …   English World dictionary

  • Allicin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Allicin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Allicin — Chembox new Name = Allicin ImageFile = R allicin 2D skeletal.png ImageSize = 250px ImageName = Allicin ImageFile1 = R alllicin 3D balls.png ImageSize1 = 220px ImageName1 = S allicin IUPACName = 2 propene 1 sulfinothioic acid S 2 propenyl ester… …   Wikipedia

  • Allicin — Al|li|cin 〈n. 11; unz.; Chem.〉 Wirkstoff des Knoblauchs; oV Allizin [<lat. allium „Knoblauch“] * * * Al|li|cin, das, s: ↑ Alliin. * * * Allicin   [zu lateinisch allium »Knoblauch«] das, s, Allizin, für Knoblauch u. a. Laucharte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • allicin — alicinas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₂=CHCH₂S(=O)SCH₂CH=CH₂ atitikmenys: angl. allicin rus. аллицин ryšiai: sinonimas – S 2 propenil 2 propen 1 sulfinotioatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • allicin — noun Etymology: New Latin Allium (genus name of garlic, from Latin, garlic) + cin (as in mycin) Date: 1944 a pungent compound C6H10OS2 formed enzymatically in crushed garlic cloves that imparts the distinctive smell to garlic and possesses… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allicin — noun An organic compound, diallyl thiosulfinate, obtained from garlic, with a variety of medicinal and antibacterial properties. See Also: allin …   Wiktionary

  • Allicin — Al|li|cin 〈n.; Gen.: s; Pl.: unz.〉 Wirkstoff des Knoblauchs, der beruhigend auf den Bakterienhaushalt des Magen Darm Kanals einwirkt; oV [Etym.: <lat. allium »Knoblauch«] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Allicin — Al|li|cin [...ts...] vgl. ↑Allizin …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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