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A water-soluble disulfide reducing agent
Catalog #: B3242
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B3242-500 500 mg
B3242-1000 1 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name Dithiobutylamine; (2S)-2-Amino-1,4-dimercaptobutane hydrochloride
Peptide Sequence N/A
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 1363376-98-0
Molecular Formula C₄H₁₁NS₂·HCl
Molecular Weight 173.73
Purity ≥98%
Solubility Water
InChi InChI=1S/C4H11NS2.ClH/c5-4(3-7)1-2-6;/h4,6-7H,1-3,5H2;1H/t4-;/m0./s1
PubChem CID 89734760
MDL Number MFCD23704430
Handling Do not take internally. Wear gloves and mask when handling the product! Avoid contact by all modes of exposure.
Storage Conditions -20ºC
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


DTBA is a novel biological reducing reagent with enhanced properties over other commonly used reagents. DTBA has been shown to reduce small molecule disulfides 3-5-fold faster than DTT (Cat. No. B2409) and was able to reduce the cysteine dependent protease papain 14x faster than DTT.

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