In the partial revision of the Poisonous and Deleterious Substances
Control Act in Japan on July 1, 2008, 2-mercaptoethanol and
preparations containing it were designated to poisons.
Dithiothreitol (DTT), a reagent
with activities similar to 2-mercaptoethanol, is also in extensive
uses including protection of SH group in a protein, breakage
of disulfide bond and as a reducing agent. We offers Dithiothreitol
(DTT) for Biochemistry grade and for Molecular Biology