DTU is found in 39 entries

DTU as free ligands, exist in 39 entries. Examples include 1KZI, 1O9J, 1TV8

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Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers (2R,3S)-1,4-disulfanylbutane-2,3-diol
Formula C4 H10 O2 S2
Molecular Weight 154.25 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES O[C@@H](CS)[C@H](O)CS
InChI InChI=1S/C4H10O2S2/c5-3(1-7)4(6)2-8/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4+

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 18
Chiral Atom Count 2
Chiral Atoms C2 C3
Bond Count 17
Aromatic Bond Count 0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB01692   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Dithioerythritol
Groups experimental
Description A compound that, along with its isomer, Cleland's reagent (dithiothreitol), is used for the protection of sulfhydryl groups against oxidation to disulfides and for the reduction of disulfides to sulfhydryl groups. [PubChem]
  • (2R,3S)-1,4-dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol
  • (2R*,3S*)-1,4-dimercapto-2,3-butanediol
  • 1,4-dithioerythritol
  • DTE
  • erythro-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol
Brand Names
  • Alcohols
  • Carbohydrates
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Glycosides
  • Indicators and Reagents
CAS number 6892-68-8
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682