sulfhydryl

sulfhydryl

[suhlf-hahy-dril]
adjective Chemistry.

Origin:
1930–35; sulf- + hydr-2 + -yl

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sulfhydryl sulf·hy·dryl (sŭlf-hī'drəl)
n.
The univalent radical group, SH, present in many biologically active molecules such as coenzymes and certain proteins.

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