One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A sulfide containing two atoms of sulfur in its molecule or empirical formula.
- ‘Molybdenum disulfide is all the rage in rifles right now.’
- ‘Phosphorothioate modification was obtained using tetraethylthiuram disulfide for 15 min at room temperature as recommended by Applied Biosystems.’
- ‘Solid lubricants such as soap, molybdenum disulphide or graphite are preferred to mineral oils and greases.’
- ‘Toxicology experts testified that the animals had succumbed to carbon disulfide poisoning.’
- ‘The finish contains molybdenum disulfide, making for a very slick, smooth finish.’
- 1.1 An organic compound containing the group —S—S— bonded to other groups.
- ‘The native structure of lysozyme contains both a-helical and beta-sheet domains, including four disulfide bonds.’
- ‘At 50 mM reductant, some disulfide formation remains as revealed by the persistent dimer band.’
- ‘Disulfide bond formation is a common consequence of oxidative stress in cellular proteins.’
- ‘One mutation, C282Y, disrupts an intramolecular disulfide bridge and renders the protein nonfunctional.’
- ‘The connectivity of the disulfide linkages is not known.’
- ‘When cysteine mutations are performed on the participating residues, spontaneous disulfide bond formation is observed.’
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