NO synthase

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NO syn·thase

Abbreviation for nitric oxide synthase.
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In the brain, NO is synthetized from arginine, nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH), and oxygen by three distinct isoforms of NO synthase (NOS).
Nitric oxide (NO) has been found to be closely associated with the pathogenesis of COPD, the alteration of NO synthase (NOS) expression need to be revealed.
The Distribution of NO Synthase in the Heart is Characterized by the Pronounced Non-uniformity
Requirement for transcription factor IRF-1 in NO synthase induction in macrophages, Science.
Studies have shown that hemorrhagic shock leads to enhanced production of NO as well as increased tissue NO synthase (NOS) activity.
22] has shown a marked increase in NO synthase activity only in the inflamed colonic mucosa of patients with ulcerative colitis.
This study leads to the conclusion that bilberry extract may produce an antidepressant-like effect by inhibiting the NO synthase enzyme.
It is produced in endothelial cells by activation of the endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) as a reaction to vascular shear stress (Boo et al.
In addition, many authors have demonstrated that the inhibition of NO synthase, enhanced [E.
Nitric oxide (NO) is a short-lived free radical that influences physiological processes in virtually every tissue and is derived from L-arginine via the action of constitutive NO synthase (NOS) or inducible NO synthase (iNOS), whose activity is induced in several cell types, including human gingival fibroblasts.
Endothelial NO synthase gene polymorphisms and hypertension: a meta-analysis.
Nitric oxide (NO) is a dissolved gas, produced from the amino acid L-arginine by NO synthase (NOS) and is thought to have a physiological and patho-physi-ological roles in maintaining blood pressure.