Mucolytic agent and thiol-based antioxidant that has a protective effect against oxygen free radicals in early septic shock. Increases cellular pools of free-radical scavengers. Inhibitor of HIV replication. May serve as a substrate for microsomal glutathione transferase. Induces apoptosis in human and rat smooth muscle cells.
Molecular Weight: 163.2
Presentation: White solid. Packaged under inert gas.
Storage Conditions: Shipped at Ambient Temperature. Store at +15 - 30°C.
Purity: ≥98% by titration
Empirical Formula: C5H9NO3S
Properties: Solubility: H2O (50 mg/ml).