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I'm trying to reduce a disulfide bond, I've tried 2-mercapto-ethanol, because I've seen in literature that using a thiol is the most common procedure. I carry out the reaction at 80o C but so far I have no positive results

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  • $\begingroup$ Reveal your reagents and expected products please. $\endgroup$ – permeakra Jun 15 '16 at 16:22
  • $\begingroup$ @permeakra Is very simple indeed I'm trying to reduce the dsulfide bond in cystamine I've used 2-mercaptoaceticacid and 2-mercaptoethanol. $\endgroup$ – Marange Jun 15 '16 at 16:26
  • $\begingroup$ Here is a good source to look into cen.acs.org/articles/90/web/2012/02/…. $\endgroup$ – Scient Jun 15 '16 at 17:50

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