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Compound Summary for: CID 446094

Dithiothreitol

Also known as: DL-1,4-Dithiothreitol; Cleland's reagent; (2S,3S)-1,4-DIMERCAPTOBUTANE-2,3-DIOL; dl-Dithiothreitol; 1,4-Dithiothreitol; 3483-12-3
Molecular Formula: C4H10O2S2   Molecular Weight: 154.251   InChIKey: VHJLVAABSRFDPM-QWWZWVQMSA-N
A reagent commonly used in biochemical studies as a protective agent to prevent the oxidation of SH (thiol) groups and for reducing disulphides to dithiols.   From: MeSH
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