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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2007-04-12 16:35:55 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:07:19 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB05879
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameDimethyldisulfide
DescriptionDimethyldisulfide is a volatile organic compound. Methyl disulfide is occasionally found as a volatile component of normal human breath and biofluids. Dimethyldisulfide is one of the representative volatile components found in oral malodor. Dimethyldisulfide concentrations in breath is a practical noninvasive way to assess recent exposure to sulfur compounds in sulfate pulp mills, and therefore it should be applicable to workplaces contaminated. (PMID: 5556886 , 14691119 , 11236158 , 8481097 ).
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
2,3-DithiabutaneChEBI
Dimethyl disulphideChEBI
DimethyldisulfideChEBI
Methyl disulfideChEBI
(Methyldisulphanyl)methaneGenerator
Dimethyl disulfideGenerator
DimethyldisulphideGenerator
Methyl disulphideGenerator
(methyldithio)MethaneHMDB
Disulfide dimethylHMDB
DMDSHMDB
MethyldisulfanylmethaneHMDB
MethyldisulfideHMDB
MethyldithiomethaneHMDB
Sulfa-hitechHMDB
Sulfa-hitech 0382HMDB
Chemical FormulaC2H6S2
Average Molecular Weight94.199
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight93.991091572
IUPAC Name(methyldisulfanyl)methane
Traditional Namedimethyl disulfide
CAS Registry Number624-92-0
SMILES
CSSC
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C2H6S2/c1-3-4-2/h1-2H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=WQOXQRCZOLPYPM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as dialkyldisulfides. These are organic compounds containing a disulfide group R-SS-R' where R and R' are both alkyl groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganosulfur compounds
ClassOrganic disulfides
Sub ClassDialkyldisulfides
Direct ParentDialkyldisulfides
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Dialkyldisulfide
  • Sulfenyl compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
Biofunction
  • Osmolyte, enzyme cofactor, signalling
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locationsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-85 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility3 mg/mL at 25 °CNot Available
LogP1.77HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility8.32 mg/mLALOGPS
logP1.15ALOGPS
logP1.35ChemAxon
logS-1.1ALOGPS
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area0 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity27.15 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability9.81 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-002e-9000000000-064e4dcc87016a4be743View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid Locations
  • Feces
  • Saliva
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableChildren (1-13 years old)Not Specified
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNewborn (0-30 days old)Both
Normal
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
SalivaDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Not SpecifiedNormal details
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)BothNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Campylobacter jejuni infection
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Clostridium difficile infection
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)Both
Ulcerative Colitis
details
FecesDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableChildren (1-13 years old)Not Specified
Treated celiac disease
details
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableAdult (>18 years old)BothBreast cancer details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB003491
KNApSAcK IDC00001245
Chemspider ID11731
KEGG Compound IDC08371
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB05879
Metagene LinkHMDB05879
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound12232
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID4608
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. Zlatkis A, Liebich HM: Profile of volatile metabolites in human urine. Clin Chem. 1971 Jul;17(7):592-4. [5556886 ]
  2. Greenman J, Duffield J, Spencer P, Rosenberg M, Corry D, Saad S, Lenton P, Majerus G, Nachnani S, El-Maaytah M: Study on the organoleptic intensity scale for measuring oral malodor. J Dent Res. 2004 Jan;83(1):81-5. [14691119 ]
  3. Volozhin AI, Petrovich IuA, Filatova ES, Barer GM, Fomina OL, Kreit KhN, Volozhina SA, Dieva SV: [Volatile compounds in air and oral saliva in healthy people, and in periodontitis and gingivitis patients]. Stomatologiia (Mosk). 2001;80(1):9-12. [11236158 ]
  4. Jappinen P, Kangas J, Silakoski L, Savolainen H: Volatile metabolites in occupational exposure to organic sulfur compounds. Arch Toxicol. 1993;67(2):104-6. [8481097 ]