OBO ID: CHEBI:46261
Term Name: N-phenylthiourea Search Ontology:
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.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available