Sodium thiophene sulphonate, thiophenetetra-bromide, thiophene diiodide, are all medicinals.
thiophene and its derivatives are of considerable therapeutic interest.
This brings selenophene more akin to pyrrole than thiophene, but the group -NH- in the molecule of pyrrole is an auxochrome.
The compound thus obtained is stated to have the same odor as thiophene, but no mention is made in regard to its uses.
A colorless liquid used as a solvent. The chemical properties of thiophene resemble those of benzene, which occurs with it in coal tar. Thiophene has a ring of four carbon atoms and one sulfur atom, and among its derivatives are biotin, various plant pigments, and some pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: C4H4S.