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Compound Summary for: CID 679

Dimethyl Sulfoxide

Also known as: DMSO; Methyl sulfoxide; Dimethyl sulphoxide; Methylsulfinylmethane; Demasorb; Dimexide; Domoso; Methane, sulfinylbis-
Molecular Formula: C2H6OS   Molecular Weight: 78.13344   InChIKey: IAZDPXIOMUYVGZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A highly polar organic liquid, that is used widely as a chemical solvent. Because of its ability to penetrate biological membranes, it is used as a vehicle for topical application of pharmaceuticals. It is also used to protect tissue during CRYOPRESERVATION. Dimethyl sulfoxide shows a range of pharmacological activity including analgesia and anti-inflammation.   From: MeSH
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