ZFIN ID: ZDB-EXP-060207-3
Experiment Conditions Description: chemical treatment: N-phenylthiourea
chemical treatment: N-phenylthiourea
Name: chemical treatment
Synonyms:
Definition: Experimental condition in which the fish is treated with a chemical substance. This treatment could be administered by adding the chemical substance to the tank water, injections, or by consumption.
Ontology: Zebrafish Environment Condition Ontology [ZECO:0000111]
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: Elworthy et al., 2005