CHEBI:16301 - nitrite

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ChEBI Name nitrite
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16301
Definition The nitrogen oxoanion formed by loss of a proton from nitrous acid.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:44396, CHEBI:7585, CHEBI:14658
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Formula NO2
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 46.00554
Monoisotopic Mass 45.993
InChI InChI=1S/HNO2/c2-1-3/h(H,2,3)/p-1
InChIKey IOVCWXUNBOPUCH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [O-]N=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing nitrite (CHEBI:16301) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
nitrite (CHEBI:16301) is a monovalent inorganic anion (CHEBI:79389)
nitrite (CHEBI:16301) is a nitrogen oxoanion (CHEBI:33458)
nitrite (CHEBI:16301) is a reactive nitrogen species (CHEBI:62764)
nitrite (CHEBI:16301) is conjugate base of nitrous acid (CHEBI:25567)
Incoming nitrite salt (CHEBI:46648) has part nitrite (CHEBI:16301)
nitrous acid (CHEBI:25567) is conjugate acid of nitrite (CHEBI:16301)
IUPAC Names
dioxidonitrate(1−)
dioxonitrate(1−)
dioxonitrate(III)
nitrite
Synonyms Sources
[NO2] IUPAC
Nitrit ChEBI
Nitrite KEGG COMPOUND
nitrite UniProt
nitrite anion ChemIDplus
NITRITE ION PDBeChem
nitrite(1−) ChemIDplus
nitrous acid, ion(1−) ChemIDplus
NO2 IUPAC
NO2 ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C00088 KEGG COMPOUND
Nitrite Wikipedia
NO2 PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
14797-65-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
14797-65-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
977 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Last Modified
23 October 2015