Chemical Component Summary

NameBETA-MERCAPTOETHANOL
Identifiers2-sulfanylethanol
FormulaC2 H6 O S
Molecular Weight78.133
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(CS)O
InChIInChI=1S/C2H6OS/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
InChIKeyDGVVWUTYPXICAM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count10
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count9
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03345 
NameMercaptoethanol
Groups experimental
Synonyms
  • Thiomonoglycol
  • Mercaptoethanol
  • 2-mercaptoethanol
  • beta-mercaptoethanol
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Sulfhydryl Compounds
  • Sulfur Compounds
CAS number60-24-2
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 1567
ChEMBL CHEMBL254951
ChEBI CHEBI:41218