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Compound Summary for: CID 9082

Cysteamine

Also known as: Cysteamine hydrochloride, Cysteamine HCl, 156-57-0, 2-Aminoethanethiol hydrochloride, 2-Mercaptoethylamine HCl
Molecular Formula: C2H8ClNS   Molecular Weight: 113.60962   InChIKey: OGMADIBCHLQMIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A radiation-protective agent that oxidizes in air to form CYSTAMINE. It can be given intravenously or orally to treat radiation sickness. The bitartrate has been used for the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.   From: MeSH
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