Peroxynitrite oxidizes Peptide-Methionine residues

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R-HSA-1222411
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Homo sapiens
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis
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Within the bacterial cell, peroxynitrite (ONOO-) is able to oxidize methionine residues on peptides, forming methionine sulfoxide residues with itself being reduced to nitrite (NOO-) (Pryor et al. 1994).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
7972029 One- and two-electron oxidations of methionine by peroxynitrite

Pryor, WA, Jin, X, Squadrito, GL

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1994
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