Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 3, 2017
Previous Article Next Article

Nitric oxide release via oxygen atom transfer from nitrite at copper(ii)

Author affiliations

Abstract

Nitric oxide is a vital signaling molecule that controls blood flow and oxygenation and nitrite serves as an important reservoir for nitric oxide in biology. While copper containing enzymes are known to reduce nitrite to nitric oxide, herein we report a new pathway to release nitric oxide via oxygen atom transfer from nitrite at a copper(II) site.

Graphical abstract: Nitric oxide release via oxygen atom transfer from nitrite at copper(ii)

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Article information


Submitted
31 Oct 2016
Accepted
03 Dec 2016
First published
05 Dec 2016

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 549-552
Article type
Communication

Nitric oxide release via oxygen atom transfer from nitrite at copper(II)

Z. Sakhaei, S. Kundu, J. M. Donnelly, J. A. Bertke, W. Y. Kim and T. H. Warren, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 549
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC08745K

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements