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  • n. A compound of ethanol with a thiol group, often specifically 2-mercaptoethanol, which is used in various organic chemistry applications including protein denaturation


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  • Beta mercaptoethanol is definitely not a flavor enhancer and drives away all the dinner guests.

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  • Protein G Sepharose (GE Healthcare, Piscataway, NJ) beads were then added to the lysate for 3 hours, collected by low-speed centrifugation, washed three times in lysis buffer and boiled in 2X SDS-PAGE sample buffer with 2% beta-mercaptoethanol for 10 minutes to release immunoprecipitated dMfn.

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  • (Gibco), 2 mM L-glutamine (Gibco), 50 µM beta-mercaptoethanol (Gibco), 1 mM sodium pyruvate

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  • Stability Oxidation stability, highly sensitive to oxidation [1] General stability information, activity is lost on resolution with acidic ammonium sulfate and can be completely restored with FAD+, but not with FMN [1], highly sensitive to sulfhydryl reagents but not to chelating agents and is stabilized by high concentrations of mercaptoethanol and glycerol [1] Storage stability,

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  • -20 C, can be stored up to 1 month with loss about 20% of its activity in a mixture of 50% glycerol and 0. 1% 2-mercaptoethanol [1], 4 C, loses activity rapidly in absence of mercaptoethanol [1] References [1]

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  • -80 C, microsomal preparations containing 10% sucrose, frozen in li - quid nitrogen, stable [3], -70 C, sucrose or glycerol plus dithiothreitol stabilize during purifica - tion and storage [5], -70 C, storage of microsomes in presence of 14 mM mercaptoethanol and 15% sucrose, stable for several weeks [7] 335

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  • Glutamax (Gibco), 0. 1\% beta-mercaptoethanol (Gibco), 1\% penicillin-streptomycin (PEST) (Invitrogen), 10\% plasmanate (Talecris), and 10 ng / mL bFgf (Invitrogen).

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  • (protection by dithiothreitol or mercaptoethanol [28] l) [28] 2-diethylaminoethyl-2,2-diphenylvalerate

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  • [5] Localization microsome < 1-8, 12 > [2-9, 13] Cloning [10] (predominantly expressed in red form of plant [11]) [11] [12] 6 Stability Temperature stability 0 (addition of 14 mM mercaptoethanol, 15% sucrose, half-life 250 min [7]) [7] 10

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  • (stimulates [10]) [10] thiol-containing substances (e.g. mercaptoethanol, dithiothreitol or cysteamine enhance activity [4]) [4]

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