ANTU -->
alpha-naphthylthiourea
medical dictionary

1-(1-Naphthyl)-2-thiourea;a derivative of thiourea; a highly toxic antithyroid agent, especially to small mammals, causing pulmonary oedema, fatty degeneration of the liver, and low body temperature; used as a rat poison.

Acronym: ANTU

(05 Mar 2000)