Glossary

  • Ajoene: A sulfur-containing compound derived from allicin
  • Alliin: A major sulfur-containing compound in raw garlic
  • Alliinase: Enzyme
  • Allicin: Active thiosulfinate, formed by bringing alliin and allinase into contact
  • Allium sativum: Scientific name for garlic
  • Diallyl disulfide (DAS):¬†Organosulfur compound formed in the breakdown of allicin
  • Diallyl trisulfide (DAT): Organosulfur compound formed in the breakdown of allicin
  • Diallyl sulfides: Organosulfur compound formed in the breakdown of allicin
  • Allylsulfenic acids: Sulfur containing compound as a breakdown product of alliin
  • Vinyldithiins: Organosulfur compound formed in the breakdown of allicin
  • Organosulfur compound: Organic compound that contains sulfur