Synonyms: "tetramethylthiuram disulfide", "rezifilm", "thirame", "TMTD", "Aapirol", "nobecutan", "pomarsol", "thirasan"

Source: thiram is a protective fungicide used as a foliar treatment on fruits, vegetables and ornamentals to control botrytis species, rust, scab and storage diseases. As well as a seed treatment to control seedling blights and a number of fungi. Thiram is also an ingredient in certain medicated soaps and antiseptic sprays.


IUPAC Name: dimethylcarbamothioylsulfanyl N,N-dimethylcarbamodithioate
CAS Number: 137-26-8
PubChem ID: 5455
Canonical SMILES: CN(C)C(=S)SSC(=S)N(C)C

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C6H12N2S4
Molecular Weight: 240.433

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 0
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 12


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Han MS, Shin KJ, Kim YH, Kim SH, Lee T, Kim E, Ryu SH, Suh PG. 2003. Thiram and ziram stimulate non-selective cation channel and induce apoptosis in PC12 cells. Neurotoxicology 24(3):425-434.

Serio R, Long RA, Taylor JE, Tolman RL, Weppelman RM, Olson G. 1984. The antifertility and antiadrenergic actions of thiocarbamate fungicides in laying hens. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 72(2):333-342.

Stoker TE, Cooper RL, Goldman JM, Andrews JE. 1996. Characterization of pregnancy outcome following thiram-induced ovulatory delay in the female rat. Neurotoxicol Teratol 18(3):277-282.

Stoker TE, Goldman JM, Cooper RL. 1993. The dithiocarbamate fungicide thiram disrupts the hormonal control of ovulation in the female rat. Reprod Toxicol 7:211-218.

Stoker TE, Jeffay SC, Zucker RM, Cooper RL, Perreault SD. 2003. Abnormal fertilization is responsible for reduced fecundity following thiram-induced ovulatory delay in the rat. Biol Reprod 68(6):2142-2149.

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