The Emerging Biology of the Nitrite Anion

Mark T. Gladwin, Alan N. Schechter, Daniel B. Kim-Shapiro, Rakesh P. Patel, Neil Hogg, Sruti Shiva, Richard O. Cannon, Malte Kelm, David A. Wink, Michael Graham Espey, Edward H. Oldfield, Ryszard M. Pluta, Bruce A. Freeman, Jack R. Lancaster, Martin Feelisch, Jon O. Lundberg

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Nitrite has now been proposed to play an important physiological role in signaling, blood flow regulation and hypoxic nitric oxide homeostasis. A recent two-day symposium at the US National Institutes of Health highlighted recent advances in the understanding of nitrite biochemistry, physiology and therapeutics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-314
Number of pages7
JournalNature Chemical Biology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2005
Externally publishedYes


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