Ammonium tetrathiomolybdate

99.97% trace metals basis

Diammonium tetrathiomolybdate, Ammonium thiomolybdate
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99.97% trace metals basis



reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: molybdenum


≤ 350.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis


>300 °C (lit.)

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This classic building block for transition metal sulfide cluster compounds was recently used in a low-temperature, solid state synthesis of a new series of heterometallic sulfide clusters stabilized with dppm [bis(diphenylphosphino)methane] ligands.
Ring opening of aziridines leading to sulfides and disulfides.


1, 10, 50 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acts as a chelator in vivo to reduce copper levels. Tetrathiomolybdate interferes with angiogenesis and reduces tumor growth. Its mechanism may involve inhibition of NF-κB and downstream cytokines.


11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Satoru Yamasaki et al.
The Journal of cell biology, 177(4), 637-645 (2007-05-16)
Zinc is an essential trace element required for enzymatic activity and for maintaining the conformation of many transcription factors; thus, zinc homeostasis is tightly regulated. Although zinc affects several signaling molecules and may act as a neurotransmitter, it remains unknown...
George J Brewer
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Tetrathiomolybdate (TM) is a novel anticopper agent under development for use in Wilson's disease. It acts by forming a stable tripartite complex with serum albumin and copper, rendering the complexed copper unavailable for cellular uptake. TM is a very potent...
Yu Cheng et al.
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Devarajulu Sureshkumar et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 72(6), 2106-2117 (2007-02-24)
A comprehensive study of a general and effective one-step procedure for the synthesis of beta-sulfonamidodisulfides directly from N-tosyl aziridines in a regio- and stereospecific manner under neutral conditions without the use of any Lewis acid or base has been reported....
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