Thiocyanates and isothiocyanates

  • N. N. Melnikov


The high physiological activity of various derivatives of thiocyanic acid has long been known. The salts of thiocyanic acid, which are obtained in considerable amounts in purifying coke oven gas of HCN, were some of the first used practically in agriculture.


Insecticidal Activity Ammonium Thiocyanate Methyl Mercaptan Sulfuryl Chloride Methyl Isothiocyanate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Melnikov
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  1. 1.University of MoscowRussia

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