dithiothreitol

noun
di·​thio·​thre·​i·​tol | \(ˌ)dī-ˌthī-ō-ˈthrē-ə-ˌtȯl, -ˌtōl \

Medical Definition of dithiothreitol 

: a reducing agent C4H10O2S2 used especially in biochemical reactions to sever bonds (as in a protein) composed of disulfide groups

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