Agent Name

DL-Buthionine-(S,R)-sulfoximine

CAS Number

97590-40-4

Formula

C8-H18-N2-O3-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(R*,S*)-(+-)-2-Amino-4-(S-butylsulfonimidoyl)butanoic acid; 1-beta-DL-Buthionine(S,R)sulfoximine; D,L-Buthionine-S,R-sulfoximine; Butanoic acid, 2-amino-4-((R)-S-butylsulfonimidoyl)-, (2S)-rel-; Butanoic acid, 2-amino-4-(S-butylsulfonimidoyl)-, (R*,S*)-(+-)-; [ChemIDplus] DL-Buthionine-sulfoximine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Biochemical Research

Description

Fine white crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Buthionine sulfoximine is a sulfoximine used in chemotherapy which reduces levels of glutathione." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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