mercaptoethanol


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mer·cap·to·eth·a·nol

(mer-kap'tō-eth'ă-nol),
A commonly used reducing agent.

mercaptoethanol

A reducing reagent which contains a thiol group that breaks disulfide bonds in proteins, rendering them functionally effete.
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In the present study, the samples were not treated with mercaptoethanol, which could have influenced dimerization and allowed the formation of oxidized polypeptides (homo dimers).
It has been reported that other antioxidant such as Beta- mercaptoethanol, cysteine and cystine (Ali et al.
The use of high levels of PVP and P mercaptoethanol in the clean up buffer had a considerable effect on neutralization of polyphenols and prevent oxidization of the secondary metabolites.
1% mercaptoethanol, and 1% sodium sarkosyl) and incubated for 30 min at room temperature.
Mangani, The Complex of Bacillus Pasteurii urease with AY- mercaptoethanol from X-ray data at 1.
Then the supernatant was removed and1 mL 70% ethanol and 5% mercaptoethanol was added.
He used Mercaptoethanol capping agent to prevent nanoparticles from being lumped through the process.
Preantral follicles were dissected out under stereo zoom microscope and washed thrice in preservation medium consisting of TCM-199 (90 %) supplemented with follicular fluid (10 %), Mercaptoethanol (10 %) and gentamicin (50 [micro]g/ml oocytectomized follicles and were washed twice in culture medium before they were use).