• atoms
  • The compound contains one atom of sulfur, as indicated by the S, and three atoms of oxygen, as indicated by t. (reference.com)
  • Under normal conditions, sulfur atoms form cyclic octatomic molecules with a chemical formula S8. (wikipedia.org)
  • SF 6 has an octahedral geometry, consisting of six fluorine atoms attached to a central sulfur atom. (wikipedia.org)
  • The acids that have been characterised contain a variety of structural features, for example: tetrahedral sulfur when coordinated to oxygen terminal and bridging oxygen atoms terminal peroxo groups terminal S=S chains of (-S-)n Peroxydisulphuric acid Sulfinic acids Sulfonic acids Chlorosulfuric acid Fluorosulfuric acid Nitrosylsulfuric acid Raman spectroscopic discovery of the hydrogenthiosulphate anion, HSSO− 3, in solid NH4HS2O3 Steudel Rr. (wikipedia.org)
  • majority of sulfur
  • The majority of sulfur trioxide made in this way is converted into sulfuric acid not by the direct addition of water, with which it forms a fine mist, but by absorption in concentrated sulfuric acid and dilution with water of the produced oleum. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, the biosphere does not act as a major sink for sulfur, instead the majority of sulfur is found in seawater or sedimentary rocks especially pyrite rich shales and evaporite rocks (anhydrite and baryte). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed
  • citation needed] Practitioners of complimentary and alternative medicine also sometimes recommend low sulfur diets for the so-called dental amalgam mercury poisoning, Cystathionine β-synthase (CBS) deficiency is a serious disorder of transsulfuration which is managed with methionine restricted dieting. (wikipedia.org)
  • This theory is supported by the observation that feces from carnivores is more malodorous than feces from herbivore species,[citation needed] and this appears to apply to human diets as well (odor of human feces shown to increase with increased dietary protein, particularly sulfur containing amino acids). (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Sulfur reacts with nearly all other elements with the exception of gold, platinum, iridium, nitrogen, tellurium, iodine and the noble gases. (wikipedia.org)
  • nitrogen
  • Sulphur is thus considered fundamentally important to human health, and conditions such as nitrogen imbalance and protein-energy malnutrition may result from deficiency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acid rain is rain saturated with chemicals like sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which causes acidification of lakes and streams and contributes to the damage of trees at high elevations and many sensitive forest soils. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Prior to falling to the earth, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide gases and their particulate matter derivatives-sulfates and nitrates-contribute to visibility degradation and harm public health. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Augustin S, Bolte A, Holzhausen M, Wolff B (2005) Exceedance of critical loads of nitrogen and sulphur and its relation to forest conditions. (springer.com)
  • de Vries W (1993) Average critical loads for nitrogen and sulphur and its use in acidification abatement policy in The Netherlands. (springer.com)
  • Three classes of chemicals are monitored under this Convention, with sulfur and nitrogen mustard grouped in Schedule 1, as substances with no use other than in chemical warfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Examples are bis(2-chloroethyl)ether, the (2-haloethyl)amines (nitrogen mustards), and sulfur sesquimustard, which has two α-chloroethyl thioether groups (ClH2CCH2S−) connected by an ethylene (−CH2CH2−) group. (wikipedia.org)
  • trioxide
  • The chemical name for SO3 is sulfur trioxide. (reference.com)
  • Sulfur trioxide (alternative spelling sulphur trioxide) is the chemical compound with the formula SO3. (wikipedia.org)
  • In perfectly dry apparatus, sulfur trioxide vapor is invisible, and the liquid is transparent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The electrical dipole moment of gaseous sulfur trioxide is zero. (wikipedia.org)
  • Liquid sulfur trioxide has a vapor pressure consistent with the gamma form. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur trioxide can be prepared in the laboratory by the two-stage pyrolysis of sodium bisulfate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur trioxide is generated in situ from sulfuric acid or is used as a solution in the acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur trioxide will cause serious burns on both inhalation and ingestion because it is highly corrosive and hygroscopic in nature. (wikipedia.org)
  • hexafluoride
  • Sulfur hexafluoride microbubbles are administered in solution through injection into a peripheral vein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur hexafluoride was used as a non-toxic test gas in an experiment at St. John's Wood tube station in London, United Kingdom on 25 March 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • volatile sulfur
  • This is thought to be due to increased sulfur containing substrate available to gut microbiota enabling increased volatile sulfur compound (VSC) release during gut fermentation (VSC are thought to be the primary contributors to the odor of flatus and feces). (wikipedia.org)
  • processes
  • The sulfur cycle is the collection of processes by which sulfur moves to and from minerals (including the waterways)[clarification needed] and living systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • volcanic
  • Owing to the sulfur cycle, the amount of mobile sulfur has been continuously increasing through volcanic activity as well as weathering of the crust in an oxygenated atmosphere. (wikipedia.org)
  • abundant
  • Being abundant in native form, sulfur was known in ancient times, being mentioned for its uses in ancient India, ancient Greece, China, and Egypt. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur is the third most abundant mineral element in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • dyes
  • Sulfur dyes are the most commonly used dyes manufactured for cotton in terms of volume. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur dyes are predominantly black, brown, and dark blue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Red sulfur dyes are unknown, although a pink or lighter scarlet color is available. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like many sulfur dyes, details on the chemical reactions are poorly understood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The so-called sulfur bake dyes are produced from 1,4-diaminobenzene and diaminotoluene derivatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • Members of the sulfur bake dyes class are Sulfur Orange 1, Sulfur Brown 21, and Sulfur Green 12. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sulfur dyes are water-insoluble. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the highly polluting nature of the dye-bath effluent, sulfur dyes are being slowly phased out in the West but they are used on a large scale in China. (wikipedia.org)
  • doi:10.1002/14356007.a25_613 Parikshit Goswami, Montu Basak "Sulfur Dyes" in Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 2001, John Wiley & Sons. (wikipedia.org)
  • coenzymes
  • Sulfur, in its various forms, is important to the yeast in protein biosynthesis as well as vitamins and coenzymes. (springer.com)
  • insoluble
  • Sulfur is insoluble in water but soluble in carbon disulfide and, to a lesser extent, in other nonpolar organic solvents, such as benzene and toluene. (wikipedia.org)
  • cofactors
  • Biochemical cycles are also important for life because sulfur is an essential element, being a constituent of many proteins and cofactors. (wikipedia.org)
  • atom
  • The Lewis structure of CS2 consists of a single carbon atom with one sulfur atom on each side. (reference.com)
  • A main contribution to the inertness of SF6 is the steric hindrance of the sulfur atom, whereas its heavier group 16 counterparts, such as SeF6 are more reactive than SF6 as a result of less steric hindrance (See hydrolysis example). (wikipedia.org)
  • In terms of electron-counting formalism, the sulfur atom has an oxidation state of +6 and a formal charge of +2. (wikipedia.org)
  • In terms of electron-counting formalism, the sulfur atom has an oxidation state of +4 and a formal charge of +1. (wikipedia.org)
  • fossil fuels
  • In recent times the large annual input of sulfur from the burning of coal and other fossil fuels adds a substantial amount SO2 which acts as an air pollutant. (wikipedia.org)
  • smells
  • Sulfur mustard sometimes smells like garlic, onions, or mustard and sometimes has no odor. (in.gov)
  • Higher Plants
  • This proceedings volume contains the invited and a selection of the contributed papers of the 8th International Workshop on Sulfur Metabolism in Higher Plants, which was held at Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne, Water Street, Creswick, Victoria 3363, Australia, from November 22-27, 2010. (springer.com)
  • Organic
  • When SO42− is assimilated by organisms, it is reduced and converted to organic sulfur, which is an essential component of proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • molecule
  • In contrast to SF4, the related molecule SF6 has sulfur in the 6+ state, no valence electrons remain nonbonding on sulfur, hence the molecule adopts a highly symmetrical octahedral structure. (wikipedia.org)
  • NaOH
  • Some other sulfur fluorides are cogenerated, but these are removed by heating the mixture to disproportionate any S 2F 10 (which is highly toxic) and then scrubbing the product with NaOH to destroy remaining SF 4. (wikipedia.org)