2-mercaptoethanol and DTT

Louis Hom lhom at OCF.Berkeley.EDU
Thu Jun 3 10:13:09 EST 1999


DTT is reportedly (ref, Calbiochem) a stronger reducing agent.  It's sort
of an interesting story -- Cleland designed DTT so it would form a
six-membered ring when oxidized;  i.e., formation of the ring/oxidized
form is favored.  clever.
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