sulfenic acid

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sulfenic acid

[¦səl¦fen·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
An oxy acid of sulfur with the general formula RSOH, where R is an alkyl or aryl group such as CH3; known as the esters and halides.
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Cystine and cysteine are oxidized to cysteic acid and cysteine sulphenic acid [16].
He presents 15 contributions discussing methods and techniques in the field of redox plant and animal biology, including the measurement of nitric oxide and its metabolites in biological samples by ozone-based chemiluminescence, detection and measurement of reactive oxygen intermediates in mitochondria and cells, measuring redox changes in vivo in leaves, methods for preparing crystals of reversibly oxidized proteins, methods for the study of redox-mediated changes in p53 structure and function, redox regulation and trapping of sulphenic acid in the peroxide sensitive human mitochondrial branched chain aminotransferase, generation and detection of S- nitrosothiols, and protein-thiol oxidation (from single proteins to proteome-wide analyses).