A wide range of pharmaceuticals applications
TAA is seen as a powerful donor for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, the product can be used as an antagonist, an anthypertensive, as a duretic. It is also used in a broad spectrum antibiotics from the family of Carbanepems, and in the analysis of biological samples (PCR test).
TAA can be found in D-Biotin, which is more commonly known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H, vitamin BW or coenzyme R.
A wide range of Industrial applications
In the polymers and rubber industry, TAA can be used for the preparation, by nucleophilic or radical addition, of sulfur-derived polymers with improved properties.
TAA is also described as an intermediate for chain transfer agent and curing agent.
In the food industry, TAA is used as a flavor enhancer. Sulfur-containing are also used in the cosmetic industry as a fragrance enhancer.
In agrochemicals, there is over 70 patents relating the use of TAA to introduce the sulfur atom during the preparation of different additives.