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Sodium Peroxynitrite (CAS 14042-01-4)

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Peroxynitrite is formed in vivo by the reaction of NO with superoxide.1,2,3 It is a powerful oxidizing agent that can initiate lipid peroxidation, oxidize sulfhydryls, and nitrate the aromatic residues of proteins.

1. Pryor, W.A., and Squadrito, G.L. The chemistry of peroxynitrite: A product from the reaction of nitric oxide with superoxide. Am J Physiol 268 L699-L722 (1995).

2. Beckman, J.S., and Koppenol, W.H. Nitric oxide, superoxide, and peroxynitrite: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Am J Physiol 271 C1424-C1437 (1996).

3. Koppenol, W.H., Moreno, J.J., Pryor, W.A., et al. Peroxynitrite, a cloaked oxidant formed by nitric oxide and superoxide. Chem Res Toxicol 5 834-842 (1992).

  • Sodium Peroxynitrite
Formal Name peroxynitrous acid,​ sodium salt
CAS Number 14042-01-4
Molecular Formula ONO2 · Na
Formula Weight 85.0
Formulation A solution in 0.3 M sodium hydroxide
Purity >90% (balance is NO2/NO3)
λmax 302 nm
ε 1
Stability 6 months
Storage -80°C
Shipping Dry ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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