Dihydrolipoic acid

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Dihydrolipoic acid
CAS number 462-20-4
PubChem 421
ChemSpider 408 YesY
KEGG C02147 YesY
MeSH Dihydrolipoic+acid
ChEBI CHEBI:18047 YesY
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Molecular formula C8H16O2S2
Molar mass 208.343
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Dihydrolipoic acid is an organic compound that is the reduced form of lipoic acid. This carboxylic acid features a pair of thiol groups. It is optically active but only the R-enantiomer is biochemically significant. The lipoic acid/dihydrolipoic acid pair participate in a variety of biochemical transformations.

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