OBO ID: CHEBI:62764
Term Name: reactive nitrogen species Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • RNI
  • RNS
Definition: A family of nitrogen molecular entities which are highly reactive and derived from nitric oxide (.NO) and superoxide (O2.(-)) produced via the enzymatic activity of inducible nitric oxide synthase 2 (NOS2) and NADPH oxidase respectively.
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Ontology: Chebi
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