It is used with ascorbic acid to determine nitric oxide reductase activity.
Morimitsu Nishikimi.; N. Appaji Rao.; Kunio Yagi. The occurrence of superoxide anion in the reaction of reduced phenazine methosulfate and molecular oxygen. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 1972, 46 (31),849-854.
Wilhelmus N. Konings.; Eugene M. Barnes Jr.; H. R. Kaback. Mechanisms of Active Transport in Isolated Membrane Vesicles III. The Coupling Of Reduced Phenazine Methosulfate To The Concentrative Uptake Of ?-Galactosides And Amino Acids.The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 1971, 2465857-5861.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.