CHEBI:17456 - dithioerythritol

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ChEBI Name dithioerythritol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17456
Definition The meso-diastereomer of 1,4-dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol; a sulfur-containing sugar derived from the monosaccharide erythrose; and an epimer of dithiothreitol.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42239, CHEBI:4662, CHEBI:14184, CHEBI:23851
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Formula C4H10O2S2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 154.25300
InChI InChI=1S/C4H10O2S2/c5-3(1-7)4(6)2-8/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4+
InChIKey VHJLVAABSRFDPM-ZXZARUISSA-N
SMILES O[C@@H](CS)[C@H](O)CS
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): reducing agent
The element or compound in a reduction-oxidation (redox) reaction that donates an electron to another species.
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Outgoing dithioerythritol (CHEBI:17456) has role reducing agent (CHEBI:63247)
dithioerythritol (CHEBI:17456) is a 1,4-dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol (CHEBI:25189)
IUPAC Name
(2R,3S)-1,4-disulfanylbutane-2,3-diol
Synonyms Sources
(2R*,3S*)-1,4-dimercapto-2,3-butanediol ChemIDplus
(2R,3S)-1,4-dimercaptobutane-2,3-diol PDBeChem
1,4-dithioerythritol ChemIDplus
Dithioerythritol KEGG COMPOUND
DTE KEGG COMPOUND
erythro-1,4-Dimercapto-2,3-butanediol KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
C00950 KEGG COMPOUND
DB01692 DrugBank
Dithioerythritol Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1719756 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1719756 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
6892-68-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
6892-68-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
863505 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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21 November 2014