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Compound Summary for: CID 439196

Dithiothreitol

Also known as: L-Dtt; Cleland reagent chiral; L-(-)-Dithiothreitol; 1,4-Dithiothreitol; CHEBI:42106; (2R,3R)-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol
Molecular Formula: C4H10O2S2   Molecular Weight: 154.251   InChIKey: VHJLVAABSRFDPM-IMJSIDKUSA-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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