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A disulfide reducing agent
Catalog #: B2409
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B2409-1G 1 g
B2409-5G 5 g
B2409-25G 25 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name threo-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol, 1,4-Dithio-DL-threitol, Cleland's reagent
Appearance White solid
CAS # 3483-12-3
Molecular Formula C₄H₁₀O₂S₂
Molecular Weight 154.25
Purity ≥99% (titration)
Solubility ~50 mg/ml in Water
InChi InChI=1S/C4H10O2S2/c5-3(1-7)4(6)2-8/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4-/m1/s1
PubChem CID 446094
MDL Number MFCD00004877
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.


A useful reagent for maintaining SH groups in reduced state; quantitatively reduces disulfides. DTT is effective in sample buffers for reducing protein disulfide bonds prior to SDS-PAGE.

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