Homocysteine Thiolactone Hydrochloride

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Homocysteine Thiolactone Hydrochloride Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

3-Aminodihydro-2(3H)-thiophenone hydrochloride.
Chemical formula: C4H8ClNOS = 153.6.

💊 Profile

Homocysteine thiolactone has been used in preparations for the treatment of liver disorders. Its hydrochloride salt has been used as a mucolytic. Homocysteine thiolactone is a metabolite of homocysteine and has been implicated in the pathogenesis of some cardiovascular diseases.
1. Chwatko G, Jakubowski H. Urinary excretion of homocysteinethiolactone in humans. Clin Chem 2005; 51: 408–15
2. Jakubowski H. The molecular basis of homocysteine thiolactone-mediated vascular disease. Clin Chem Lab Med 2007; 45: 1704–16.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Braz.: Filogaster†.
Published May 08, 2019.