Technical Data
005099
2,3-Butanedione
1g
Biochemicals Storage: RTShipping: RT
2,3-Butanedione (Diacetyl), the molecule implicated in the disease known as popcorn lung, has now been implicated in amyloid- peptide toxicity associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Diacetyl accelerates amyloid- aggregation-a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. These preliminary finding raise the possibility of long-term neurological toxicity mediated by DA.



CAS Number:
431-03-8

Molecular Formula:
C4H6O2

Molecular Weight:
86.09
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