thiosulfate

thiosulfate
S2O3=; the anion of thiosulfuric acid; elevated in individuals with a molybdenum cofactor deficiency.
- t. cyanide transsulfurase SYN: t. sulfurtransferase.
- t. sulfurtransferase a transferase that catalyzes the formation of thiocyanate and sulfite from cyanide and t.. SYN: rhodanese, t. cyanide transsulfurase, t. thiotransferase.
- t. thiotransferase SYN: t. sulfurtransferase.

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thio·sul·fate or chiefly Brit thio·sul·phate -'səl-.fāt n a salt or ester of thiosulfuric acid

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thio·sul·fate (thi″o-sulґfāt) the S2O32− anion or a salt containing this ion. Thiosulfate is produced in the metabolism of cysteine and excreted in the urine. It has also been used as a tracer for measuring extracellular fluid volume and is a commonly used reducing agent in laboratory chemistry and photography. Called also hyposulfite. See also sodium thiosulfate.

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