Danay Rodriguez

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Macrophages produce and release superoxide anion (O2.-) and nitric oxide (.NO) as part of their microbicidal effector molecules. The simultaneous production of O2.- and .NO results in the rapid formation of peroxynitrite anion (ONOO-) by macrophages. Peroxynitrite is a strong oxidant with a half-life of less than 1 s in biological systems. There is solid(More)
The antitumor drug, 3-nitrobenzothiazolo[3,2-a]quinolinium chloride (NBQ) was tested for genotoxicity with the sex-linked recessive lethal test by feeding Drosophila melanogaster males. Although toxic to adults, the drug tested negative at the concentrations studied.
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