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DBHDA | CAS No. 99584-96-0 | Buffers, Chelators and Reagents
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Description: Reagent for synthetic biology; converts cysteine to dehydroalanine

Chemical Name: 2,5-Dibromohexanediamide

Product Details
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

DBHDA is a reagent for synthetic biology; converts cysteine to dehydroalanine (Dha).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at +4°C

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Methods for converting cysteine to dehydroalanine on peptides and proteins.
    Chalker et al.
    Chem. Sci., 2011;2:1666
  2. Posttranslational mutagenesis: a chemical strategy for exploring protein side-chain diversity.
    Wright et al.
    Science, 2016;354:1465
  3. A cascading activity-based probe sequentially targets E1-E2-E3 ubiquitin enzymes.
    Mulder et al.
    Nat.Chem.Biol., 2016;12:523
  4. Generation of a synthetic GlcNAcylated nucleosome reveals regulation of stability by H2A-Thr101 GlcNAcylation.
    Lercher et al.
    Nat.Commun., 2015;25:7978

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Citation for DBHDA

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