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Dimethyl Sulfide Jesse Russell

Dimethyl Sulfide

Jesse Russell

Published March 27th 2012
ISBN : 9785512656358
156 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Dimethyl sulfide (DMS) or methylthiomethane is an organosulfur compound with the formula (CH3)2S. Dimethyl sulfide is a water-insoluble flammable liquid that boils at 37 C (99 F) and has a characteristic disagreeable odor. It is a component of the smell produced from cooking of certain vegetables, notably maize, cabbage, beetroot and seafoods. It is also an indication of bacterial infection in malt production and brewing. It is a breakdown product of dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP), and is also produced by the bacterial metabolism of methanethiol.