"Mercaptoethanol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A water-soluble thiol derived from hydrogen sulfide and ethanol. It is used as a reducing agent for disulfide bonds and to protect sulfhydryl groups from oxidation.
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