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Dithiothreitol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dithiothreitol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.800.196
D02.886.740.224
D09.853.196
Unique ID
D004229
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004229
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cleland Reagent
Cleland's Reagent
Sputolysin
Registry Number
T8ID5YZU6Y
Related Numbers
3483-12-3
CAS Type 1 Name
2,3-Butanediol, 1,4-dimercapto-, (R*,R*)-
Previous Indexing
Alcohols (1966-1971)
Tetroses (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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