About Sulfites

Sulfites (or sulphites) are salts that contain the sulfite ion SO32-. Sulfite compounds such are widely used as food preservatives, antioxidants, bleaching agents, and sterilants. Sodium sulfite in particular has numerous applications in the pulp and paper and textile industries.

Recent Research & Development for Sulfites

Sodium sulfite pH-buffering effect for improved xylose-phenylalanine conversion to N-(1-deoxy-d-xylulos-1-yl)-phenylalanine during an aqueous Maillard reaction., Cui, Heping, Duhoranimana Emmanuel, Karangwa Eric, Jia Chengsheng, and Zhang Xiaoming , Food Chem, 2018 Apr 25, Volume 246, p.442-447, (2018)

Kinetic and Diffusion-Driven Instabilities in the Bromate-Sulfite-Ferrocyanide System., Molnár, István, and Szalai István , J Phys Chem A, 2017 Mar 09, Volume 121, Issue 9, p.1900-1908, (2017)

A novel heterogeneous system for sulfate radical generation through sulfite activation on a CoFe2O4 nanocatalyst surface., Liu, Zizheng, Yang Shaojie, Yuan Yanan, Xu Jing, Zhu Yifan, Li Jinjun, and Wu Feng , J Hazard Mater, 2017 Feb 15, Volume 324, Issue Pt B, p.583-592, (2017)

Mechanism of the Ferrocyanide-Iodate-Sulfite Oscillatory Chemical Reaction., Horváth, Viktor, Epstein Irving R., and Kustin Kenneth , J Phys Chem A, 2016 Mar 31, Volume 120, Issue 12, p.1951-60, (2016)

Reverse osmosis membrane composition, structure and performance modification by bisulphite, iron(III), bromide and chlorite exposure., Ferrer, O, Gibert O, and Cortina J L. , Water Res, 2016 Jul 14, Volume 103, p.256-263, (2016)

A new magnesium bisulfite pretreatment (MBSP) development for bio-ethanol production from corn stover., Yu, Heng, Ren Jiwei, Liu Lei, Zheng Zhaojuan, Zhu Junjun, Yong Qiang, and Ouyang Jia , Bioresour Technol, 2016 Jan, Volume 199, p.188-93, (2016)

Optimization of alkaline sulfite pretreatment and comparative study with sodium hydroxide pretreatment for improving enzymatic digestibility of corn stover., Liu, Huan, Pang Bo, Wang Haisong, Li Haiming, Lu Jie, and Niu Meihong , J Agric Food Chem, 2015 Apr 1, Volume 63, Issue 12, p.3229-34, (2015)