Definition of tosylate in English:


Line breaks: tosyl|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊsʌɪleɪt
, -sɪleɪt/


  • An ester containing a tosyl group.
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    • Bretylium tosylate (ie, Bretylol) is an IVRB adrenergic blocking agent that also is used as an antiarrhythmic.
    • Brown noted that SAM-e is generally available in two forms: a butanedisulfonate form and a tosylate form.
    • The potential for nonactivated vinyl tosylates and phosphates to be worthy substrates for Heck couplings with electron-poor alkenes and styrene derivatives has been demonstrated.

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