"Sodium Nitrite" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Nitrous acid sodium salt. Used in many industrial processes, in meat curing, coloring, and preserving, and as a reagent in ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES. It is used therapeutically as an antidote in cyanide poisoning. The compound is toxic and mutagenic and will react in vivo with secondary or tertiary amines thereby producing highly carcinogenic nitrosamines.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sodium Nitrite" by people in Profiles.
Rising incidence and high mortality in intentional sodium nitrite exposures reported to US poison centers. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2021 Dec; 59(12):1264-1269.
Nitrite therapy after cardiac arrest reduces reactive oxygen species generation, improves cardiac and neurological function, and enhances survival via reversible inhibition of mitochondrial complex I. Circulation. 2009 Sep 08; 120(10):897-905.
Research news and notes. Surg Neurol. 2005 Aug; 64(2):101-2.