Agent Name

5-Thio-D-glucose

CAS Number

20408-97-3

Formula

C6-H12-O5-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

5-Thio-alpha-D-glucopyranose; alpha-D-Glucothiopyranose; D-Glucose, 5-thio-; Glucose, 5-thio-, D-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A close analog to normal D-glucose; Used to study D-glucose biochemistry; [Merck Index]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 5,500 mg/kg; [RTECS] Can interfere with spermatogenesis and malignant cell cultures; [Merck Index] May cause irritation; Targets the male reproductive system; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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