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Peroxynitrous Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Peroxynitrous Acid
Tree Number(s)
D01.625.600.800
D01.625.700.750
Unique ID
D030421
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030421
Scope Note
A potent oxidant synthesized by the cell during its normal metabolism. Peroxynitrite is formed from the reaction of two free radicals, NITRIC OXIDE and the superoxide anion (SUPEROXIDES).
Entry Term(s)
Peroxonitrite
Peroxynitrite
Peroxynitrous Acid, Potassium Salt
Registry Number
14691-52-2
Related Numbers
141509-09-3
19059-14-4
Previous Indexing
Nitrates (1990-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002; PEROXYNITRITE was indexed under NITRATES 1990-2001
History Note
2002; for PEROXYNITRITE use PEROXYNITROUS ACID (NM) 1990-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Peroxynitrous Acid Preferred
Peroxynitrous Acid, Potassium Salt Narrower
Peroxynitrite Narrower
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