denitrosylation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ nitrosylation

Noun[edit]

denitrosylation (plural denitrosylations)

  1. (organic chemistry, biochemistry) The removal of a nitrosyl group (or the elements of nitric oxide) from a molecule
    • 2015 July 15, “Voluntary Exercise Can Ameliorate Insulin Resistance by Reducing iNOS-Mediated S-Nitrosylation of Akt in the Liver in Obese Rats”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132029:
      The reverse process of S-nitrosylation is called denitrosylation, which can occur spontaneously in the presence of the reduced form of glutathione (GSH) [10 ].