Catalog Number: 3807
Alternate Names: Tetraethylthiuram disulfide
Chemical Name: Bis(diethylthiocarbamyoyl)disulfide
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of aldehyde dehydrogenase that displays antialcoholism activity. Shown to reversibly stimulate Ca2+-ATPase activity and inhibit V-ATPase (EC50 = 26 μM). Also inhibits expression of MMP-2 and MMP-9 and displays anti-invasive activity.
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    Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Storage:
    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Stimulation of the Ca2+-ATPase of sarcoplasmic reticulum by disulfiram.
    Starling et al.
    Biochem.J., 1996;320:101
  2. Disulfiram suppresses invasive ability of osteosarcoma cells via the inhibition of MMP-2 and MMP-9 expression.
    Cho et al.
    J.Biochem.Mol.Biol., 2007;40:1069
  3. Identification of inhibitors of vacuolar proton-translocating ATPase pumps in yeast by high-throughput screening flow cytometry.
    Johnson et al.
    Anal.Biochem., 2009;398:203
  4. The ethanol metabolite acetaldehyde increases paracellular drug permeability in vitro and oral bioavailability in vivo.
    Fisher et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2010;332:326

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Disulfiram include:

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  1. HIV-1 latency and virus production from unintegrated genomes following direct infection of resting CD4 T cells.
    Authors: Chan Et al.
    PLoS One
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