|Molecular mass||161.22 g/mol|
|Density||1.191 ± 0.06 g/cm3|
|Melting point||219-220 °C|
|Disclaimer and references|
Allyl cysteine is currently being investigated as a potentional cholesterol lowering agent and as a chemopreventive.
- Alliin, the S-oxide of allyl cysteine
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