(NO2-) The NO2- ion, formed by reaction of nitrous acid with a base. A compound containing the NO2- ion.
An ion that interferes with yeast metabolism.
1. An intermediate in the process of nitrification. 2. Nitrous oxide salts used in food preservation.
any salt or ester of nitric acid; used as food preservatives.
The nitrite ion is NO2âˆ’. The anion is bent, being isoelectronic with O3.