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Determination of propylenethiourea and related compounds by HPLC

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posted on 18.12.2017, 09:31 by Vera L. Kamienski
Propylenethiourea (4-methylimidazolidine-2-thione) is the major breakdown product of Propineb, a fungicide of the propylenebisditiocarbamate group. The degradation pattern of Propineb is analagous to those of ethylenebisdithiocarmabates which give ethylenethiourea as the principal metabolite. This compound has been reported to possess a carcinogenic activity. [Continues.]

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British Council.

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  • Chemistry

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© Vera L. Kamienski

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1990

Notes

A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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