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[mass noun] A foul-smelling synthetic liquid whose molecule is a ring of one nitrogen, one sulphur, and three carbon atoms.
- ‘This dissociation constant is more than 100 times less than the dissociation constant for monomeric thiazole orange.’
- ‘This indicates that the alkyl chain is more effective at stabilizing the more tightly bound thiazole orange molecule in the helix.’
- ‘It contains four oxazole and four thiazole rings and is representative of a broad class of pharmaceutically important natural products with five-membered heterocycles derived from peptide precursors.’
- ‘Genetic evidence has identified them as essential for thiazole biosynthesis in E. coli.’
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