ZFIN ID: ZDB-EXP-160927-4
Experiment Conditions Description: chemical treatment by environment: N-phenylthiourea
chemical treatment by environment: N-phenylthiourea
Name: chemical treatment by environment
Definition: Chemical treatment condition in which the chemical is introduced through the environment. For zebrafish this is the tank water.
Ontology: Zebrafish Environment Condition Ontology [ZECO:0000238]
Name: N-phenylthiourea
Synonyms: 1-phenyl-2-thiourea, 1-phenylthiourea, alpha-phenylthiourea, monophenyl thiourea, phenyl-2-thiourea, phenylthiocarbamide, phenylthiourea, PhNHC(=S)NH2, PhNHC(S)NH2, PhNHCSNH2, PTC, PTU
Definition: A member of the class of thioureas that is thiourea in which one of the hydrogens is replaced by a phenyl group. Depending on their genetic makeup, humans find it either very bitter-tasting or tasteless. This unusual property resulted in N-phenylthiourea being used in paternity testing prior to the advent of DNA testing.
Ontology: Chebi [CHEBI:46261]
Publication: Antinucci et al., 2016