Reactive nitrogen species

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Reactive nitrogen species

Description

Reactive nitrogen species, RNS, are nitric oxide-derived oxidants. The main source of RNS is nitric oxide (NO•). NO• plays an important role in cell signaling and in oxidative-nitrosative stress.

Abbreviation: RNS



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