sulphydryl reagent


sulphydryl reagent
Compounds that bind to SH groups. Include p-chlormercuribenzoate, N-ethyl maleimide, iodoacetamide. Very important in studies of protein structure.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • dithiothreitol — (= Cleland s reagent) Used to protect sulphydryl groups from oxidation during protein purification procedures or to reduce disulphides to sulphydryl groups …   Dictionary of molecular biology


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