Electronic structure and biological activity: Barbiturates vs. thiobarbiturates.
Novak I and Kovac B.
Chemical Physics Letters, 493(4), 242-244 (2010)
K L Chambers et al.
British journal of biomedical science, 58(2), 61-65 (2001-07-07)
A simple, quick and inexpensive test for smoking status would be useful in a variety of settings. The non-polar barbituric acid derivative 1,3-dibutyl-2-thiobarbituric acid (DBTB) is described as a novel derivatisation reagent for nicotine and its metabolites in the König...