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Dihydrolipoic acid

Product Details
CAS RN 462-20-4
CAS Name Octanoic acid, 6,8-dimercapto-
Molecular Formula C8H16O2S2
Molecular Weight 208,34
Synonyms Octanoic acid, 6,8-dimercapto-

Description

Dihydrolipoic acid (DHLA) forms a redox couple with lipoic acid, and itself has antioxidant properties [1]. DHLA is an intermediate for the synthesis of a novel class of anticancer agents [2,3,4], and is used for surface modification of inorganic nanoparticles, e. g. quantum dots [5].

 

[1] B.C. Scott et al., Free Rad. Res. 1994, 20(2), 119-133.

[2] F.S. Gibson et al., Org. Process Res. Dev. 2011, 15, 855-857.

[3] S.-J. Zhang et al., Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2010, 20, 3078-3083.

[4] T. Hiratsuka et al., Onc. Reports 2013, 29, 2140-2146.

[5] W.R. Algar et al., Ana. Chim. Acta 2010, 673, 1-25.

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Specification

Substance Min / Max Unit
Assay ≥ 96 %
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