"Mercaptoethanol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A water-soluble thiol derived from hydrogen sulfide and ethanol. It is used as a reducing agent for disulfide bonds and to protect sulfhydryl groups from oxidation.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Mercaptoethanol" by people in Profiles.
Rapid formal hydrolysis of peptide-athioesters. Chem Commun (Camb). 2013 Jan 28; 49(8):786-8.
Hematopoietic growth factors signal through the formation of reactive oxygen species. Blood. 1999 May 01; 93(9):2928-35.
Protective effect of transforming growth factor-beta 1 on beta-amyloid neurotoxicity in rat hippocampal neurons. Mol Pharmacol. 1996 Feb; 49(2):319-28.
Fluorescence, photodestruction, photoionization and thermal degradation of o-phthalaldehyde/beta-mercaptoethanol-labelled aliphatic alpha-oligopeptides. J Chromatogr A. 1995 Apr 07; 696(1):139-48.
Increased cytolytic T lymphocyte activity induced by 2-mercaptoethanol in mixed leukocyte cultures: kinetics and possible mechanisms of action. J Immunol. 1976 Apr; 116(4):1071-7.
Human placental 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1972 Mar; 69(3):533-4.
Iron-containing proteins in Chromatium. I. Solubilization of membrane-bound cytochrome. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1971 Jun 15; 234(3):458-67.
Glucose 6-phosphate dependent and independent forms of yeast glycogen synthetase. Their properties and interconversions. Biochemistry. 1971 Mar 30; 10(7):1236-42.