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56-17-7 - Cystamine dihydrochloride, 97+% - Bis(2-aminoethyl) disulfide dihydrochloride - B22873 - Alfa Aesar

B22873 Cystamine dihydrochloride, 97+%

CAS Number
56-17-7
Synonyms
Bis(2-aminoethyl) disulfide dihydrochloride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 36.30
100g 93.30
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Cystamine dihydrochloride, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00012905
EINECS
200-260-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H12N2S2•2HCl
Formula Weight
225.20
Melting point
217-220°
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Cystamine dihydrochloride acts as an anti-infective agent, which is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. It is also used as a radiation-protective agent that interferes with sulfhydryl enzymes. Further, it serves as a heparin antagonist and sulfhydryl modifying reagent. In addition to this, it is used as an inhibitor of TGase.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Shi, H.; Zhou, K.; Yu, Q.; Cui, Z.; Jiang, Y.; Lu, X.; Cai, Y. Programmable self-assembly of a cystamine-block copolymer in response to pH and progressive reduction-ionization-oxidation. Polym. Chem. 2015, 6 (42), 7455-7463.

Li, H.; Jiang, H.; Zhao, M.; Fu, Y.; Sun, X. Intracellular redox potential-responsive micelles based on polyethylenimine-cystamine-poly(epsilon-caprolactone) block copolymer for enhanced miR-34a delivery. Poly. Chem. 2015, 6 (11), 1952-1960.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302

Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P280f

Wear protective clothing.

Other References

Merck
14,2776
Beilstein
3616850
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
KR7260000

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