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DL-Dithiothreitol solution

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ~1 M in H2O

Synonym(s):
DTT, (±)-threo-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol solution
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C4H10O2S2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
154.25
Beilstein:
1719757
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

product line

BioUltra

form

liquid

concentration

~1 M in H2O

impurities

DNases, none detected
RNases, none detected
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected

pH

2.7-5.0

density

1.04 g/mL at 20 °C

absorption

cut-off at 330 nm

suitability

in accordance for filter test

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

O[C@H](CS)[C@H](O)CS

InChI

1S/C4H10O2S2/c5-3(1-7)4(6)2-8/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4-/m1/s1

InChI key

VHJLVAABSRFDPM-QWWZWVQMSA-N

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Application

DL-dithiothreitol solution has been used:
  • in the treatment of intestinal explants
  • in homogenate preparation of gill cells for enzymatic assays
  • in western blotting
  • in transglutaminase activity

Biochem/physiol Actions

DL-dithiothreitol (DTT) is used in a chemical debonding technique, that helps to remove bacteria from biofilms. It can change the structural stability of the GABA(B) (gamma-aminobutyric acid) receptor by disabling the disulfide bonds between four cysteine residues positioned in the GABA(B1(a)) receptor structure.

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Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Quotes and Ordering

Suppression of GABA B receptor function in vivo by disulfide reducing agent, dl-dithiothreitol (DTT)
Carai M A M, et al.
Psychopharmacology, 174(2), 283-290 (2004)
Delivery of human immunodeficiency virus vaccine vectors to the intestine induces enhanced mucosal cellular immunity
Wang L, et al.
Journal of Virology, 83(14), 7166-7175 (2009)
In Utero Exposure to Maternal Diabetes Is Associated With Early Abnormal Vascular Structure in Offspring
Dib A, et al.
Frontiers in physiology, 9, 350-350 (2018)
New Technologies, An Issue of Orthopedic Clinics (2018)
Expression and Localization of Cathepsins B, D, and G in Dupuytren?s Disease
Tan K, et al.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open, 6(2), e0133549-e0133549 (2018)

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