Product nameAllyl disulfide, Organosulfur compound
Biological descriptionOrganosulfur compound. Shows anticancer and anti-oxidant properties. Activates the TRPA1 ion channel in vitro. Apoptosis inducer.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in ethanol
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
Toxic, refer to SDS for further information.
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- Signal transduction
- Nitric oxide & oxidative stress
This product has been referenced in:
- Huang Z et al. Bcl-2 small interfering RNA sensitizes cisplatin-resistant human lung adenocarcinoma A549/DDP cell to cisplatin and diallyl disulfide. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai) 39:835-43 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17989874) »
- Milner JA Preclinical perspectives on garlic and cancer. J Nutr 136:827S-831S (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16484574) »
- Chung LY The antioxidant properties of garlic compounds: allyl cysteine, alliin, allicin, and allyl disulfide. J Med Food 9:205-13 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16822206) »
- Bautista DM et al. Pungent products from garlic activate the sensory ion channel TRPA1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:12248-52 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 16103371) »