Nitric Oxide and the Kidney

Physiology and Pathophysiology

  • Michael S. Goligorsky
  • Steven S. Gross

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. General Biochemistry of NOSs and Cellular Actions of NO

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Neil Hogg, Owen W. Griffith
      Pages 3-21
    3. Young-Myeong Kim, Edith Tzeng, Timothy R. Billiar
      Pages 22-51
    4. Steven S. Gross
      Pages 52-65
    5. Andreas Papapetropoulos, William C. Sessa
      Pages 66-85
    6. Michael S. Goligorsky, Eisei Noiri
      Pages 86-110
  3. Renal Expression of NOSs and Production of NO

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Sebastian Bachmann
      Pages 133-157
  4. NO and the Regulation of Renal Hemodynamics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Ingrid Fleming, Rudi Busse
      Pages 161-175
    3. Jürgen Schnermann, Josie P. Briggs
      Pages 176-197
    4. Josef Pfeilschifter, Heiko Mühl
      Pages 198-215
    5. William J. Welch, Christopher S. Wilcox
      Pages 216-232
    6. Armin Kurtz, Karin Schricker
      Pages 233-249
    7. Yoram Agmon, Mayer Brezis
      Pages 250-267
  5. Role of NO System in Renal Pathophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. Colin G. M. Millar, Christoph Thiemermann
      Pages 271-306
    3. Victoria Cattell, H. Terence Cook
      Pages 307-331

About this book


A number of remarkable recent breakthroughs have made the study of nitric oxide one of the most exciting fields in physiology and pathophysiology. This authoritative edited volume reviews the progress to date and opens perspectives to novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. The contributors are leading authorites, in most cases the investigators who have pioneered the ideas explored in the book.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael S. Goligorsky
    • 1
  • Steven S. Gross
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineState University of New YorkStony BrookUSA
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyCornell University Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Chapman & Hall 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7768-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-6039-5
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