Aurothioglucose

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Aurothioglucose

(Science: chemical) (1-thio-d-glucopyranosato)gold. A thioglucose derivative used as an antirheumatic and experimentally to produce obesity in animals.

Pharmacological action: antirheumatic agents, gold.

chemical name: gold, (1-thio-D-glucopyranosato-O2,S1)-