Agent Name

DL-1,4-Dithiothreitol

CAS Number

27565-41-9

Formula

C4-H10-O2-S2

Major Category

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Synonyms

(R*,R*)-(+-)-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol; 2,3-Butanediol, 1,4-dimercapto-, DL-threo-; Cleland reagent; Cleland's reagent; DL-threo-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol; rac-Dithiothreitol; (R*,R*)-(1)-1,4-Dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol; (R*,R*)-1,4-Dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol; 2,3-Butanediol, 1,4-dimercapto-, (2R,3R)-rel-; 2,3-Butanediol, 1,4-dimercapto-, (R*,R*)- (+-)- (9CI); 2,3-Butanediol, 1,4-dimercapto-, (theta,theta)-(+/-)-; Threitol, 1,4-dithio-, DL-; [ChemIDplus] DL-Dithiothreitol; [RTECS] 1,4-Dithio-DL-threitol; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Sulfur Compounds (Alcohols)

Description

White powder with an unpleasant odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes change in righting reflex and alteration of operant conditioning in acute intraperitoneal studies of rats; Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 169 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,4-Dithiothreitol."

Adverse Effects
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