Chemical Component Summary

Name2,3-DIHYDROXY-1,4-DITHIOBUTANE
Identifiers(2R,3R)-1,4-bis-sulfanylbutane-2,3-diol
FormulaC4 H10 O2 S2
Molecular Weight154.25
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESO[C@@H](CS)[C@@H](O)CS
InChIInChI=1S/C4H10O2S2/c5-3(1-7)4(6)2-8/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4-/m0/s1
InChIKeyVHJLVAABSRFDPM-IMJSIDKUSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count18
Chiral Atom Count2
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04447 
Name1,4-Dithiothreitol
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA reagent commonly used in biochemical studies as a protective agent to prevent the oxidation of SH (thiol) groups and for reducing disulphides to dithiols. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • 1,4-Dithiothreitol
  • 2,3-dihydroxy-1,4-dithiobutane
CAS number3483-12-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Protease synthase and sporulation negative regulatory protein PAI 1MSVKMKKCSREDLQTLQQLSIETFNDTFKEQNSPENMKAYLESAFNTEQL...unknown
Holo-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthaseMIYGIGLDITELKRIASMAGRQKRFAERILTRSELDQYYELSEKRKNEFL...unknown
Histidinol dehydrogenaseMSFNTIIDWNSCTAEQQRQLLMRPAISASESITRTVNDILDNVKARGDEA...unknown
Shikimate dehydrogenaseMETYAVFGNPIAHSKSPFIHQQFAQQLNIEHPYGRVLAPINDFINTLNAF...unknown
Galectin-1MACGLVASNLNLKPGECLRVRGEVAPDAKSFVLNLGKDSNNLCLHFNPRF...unknown
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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