Phenylthiourea

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Description

Phenylthiourea (PTU) is a member of the class of thioureas that is thiourea in which one of the hydrogens is replaced by a phenyl group. PTU acts as a tyrosinase inhibitor. PTU inhibits melanophore formation in Fukuzawa 2015

Synonyms

PTU, N-phenylthiourea

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