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Nitric Oxide in Inflammation

  • Allan M. Lefer
  • Rosario Scalia
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Part of the Methods in Physiology Series book series (METHPHYS)

Abstract

During the past few years, an enormous amount of research has been conducted on the vascular L-arginine/nitric oxide (NO) system. Alterations of NO production and/or bioavailability have been shown to occur both in experimental animal models (Osborne et al., 1989b; Tsao et al., 1990; Gauthier et al., 1995; Scalia et al., 1996) and in humans (Chester et al., 1990; Boger et al., 1997) in diverse settings such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes, ischemia-reperfusion, and heart failure.

Keywords

Nitric Oxide Nitric Oxide Nitric Oxide Synthesis Nitric Oxide Donor Circulatory Shock 
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