253731

Sigma-Aldrich

Phenethyl isothiocyanate

99%

Synonym(s):
2-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate
Linear Formula:
C6H5CH2CH2NCS
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
163.24
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2084162
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22
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Quality Level

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.5888 (lit.)

bp

139-140 °C/11 mmHg (lit.)

density

1.094 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

S=C=NCCc1ccccc1

InChI

1S/C9H9NS/c11-8-10-7-6-9-4-2-1-3-5-9/h1-5H,6-7H2

InChI key

IZJDOKYDEWTZSO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

human ... CYP1A2(1544)

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General description

Phenethyl isothiocyanate is a naturally occurring isothiocyanate in cruciferous vegetables. Phenethyl isothiocyanate is a chemopreventive agent. It inhibits cancer cell growth by arresting the cell cycle and inducing apoptosis in various human cancer cell models.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation markHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

UN 2206PSN2C 6.1 / PGIII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

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  5. What is the molarity of Product 253731, Phenethyl isothiocyanate?

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Ka Lung Cheung et al.
The AAPS journal, 10(2), 277-281 (2008-05-14)
Phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), an isothiocyanate abundantly found in cruciferous vegetables have been shown to induce apoptosis through MAPK pathway in prostate and colon cancer cells. In the present study, we investigate the effect of PEITC on cell cycle regulation of...
Yating Wang et al.
Molecular medicine reports, 10(1), 543-549 (2014-05-03)
Phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC), a potential cancer chemopreventive constituent of cruciferous vegetables, including watercress, has been reported to inhibit cancer cell growth by arresting the cell cycle and inducing apoptosis in various human cancer cell models. However, the role of PEITC...
Marilyn E Morris et al.
The AAPS journal, 16(4), 705-713 (2014-05-14)
Phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC)-a naturally occurring isothiocyanate in cruciferous vegetables-has been extensively studied as a chemopreventive agent in several preclinical species and in humans. Pharmacokinetic features of unchanged PEITC are (I) linear and first-order absorption, (II) high protein binding and capacity-limited...
L D Huong et al.
Oral diseases, 18(5), 513-519 (2012-02-09)
β-Phenylethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC) has been demonstrated to fight many types of cancers through various molecular pathways. In this study, we focused on its effect on the induction of apoptosis to inhibit cell growth and molecular mechanism in oral cancer. 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-5-(2,4-disulfophenyl)-2-(4...
Ka Lung Cheung et al.
The AAPS journal, 12(1), 87-97 (2009-12-17)
Development of cancer is a long-term and multistep process which comprises initiation, progression, and promotion stages of carcinogenesis. Conceivably, it can be targeted and interrupted along these different stages. In this context, many naturally occurring dietary compounds from our daily...

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