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Cat.No. 6175 - DBHDA | C6H10Br2N2O2 | CAS No. 99584-96-0
Description: Reagent for synthetic biology; converts cysteine to dehydroalanine
Chemical Name: 2,5-Dibromohexanediamide

Biological Activity

Reagent for synthetic biology; converts cysteine to dehydroalanine (Dha).

Technical Data

M. Wt 301.96
Formula C6H10Br2N2O2
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 99584-96-0
PubChem ID 277410
Smiles NC(C(CCC(C(N)=O)Br)Br)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 30.2 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 301.96. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.31 mL 16.56 mL 33.12 mL
5 mM 0.66 mL 3.31 mL 6.62 mL
10 mM 0.33 mL 1.66 mL 3.31 mL
50 mM 0.07 mL 0.33 mL 0.66 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Chalker et al (2011) Methods for converting cysteine to dehydroalanine on peptides and proteins. Chem. Sci. 2 1666 PMID:

Wright et al (2016) Posttranslational mutagenesis: a chemical strategy for exploring protein side-chain diversity. Science 354 1465 PMID: 27708059

Mulder et al (2016) A cascading activity-based probe sequentially targets E1-E2-E3 ubiquitin enzymes. Nat.Chem.Biol. 12 523 PMID: 27182664

Lercher et al (2015) Generation of a synthetic GlcNAcylated nucleosome reveals regulation of stability by H2A-Thr101 GlcNAcylation. Nat.Commun. 25 7978 PMID: 26305776

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