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Compound Summary for: CID 439352

Dithioerythritol

Also known as: 1,4-Dithioerythritol; 6892-68-8; (2R,3S)-1,4-DIMERCAPTOBUTANE-2,3-DIOL; erythro-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol
Molecular Formula: C4H10O2S2   Molecular Weight: 154.251   InChIKey: VHJLVAABSRFDPM-ZXZARUISSA-N
A compound that, along with its isomer, Cleland's reagent (DITHIOTHREITOL), is used for the protection of sulfhydryl groups against oxidation to disulfides and for the reduction of disulfides to sulfhydryl groups.   From: MeSH
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