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nitric

of or containing nitrogen, esp in the pentavalent state
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They hoped that these sources would continue a chain reaction to produce nitric oxide in the body and help improve people's cardiovascular systems.
The 1998 Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded for the discovery of the important role that nitric oxide plays in cardiovascular health and wellness.
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Healthy flow-mediated dilation reflects sufficient production of nitric oxide, which is generated by the blood vessels' endothelial lining and causes them to relax.
Soon after the discovery that nitric oxide was produced in the body, nitric oxide was reported to be the product of the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS), of which 3 isoforms exist: neuronal NOS, inducible NOS, and endothelial NOS.
By relaxing blood vessel walls and promoting blood flow, nitric oxide fights the development of atherosclerosis, which is characterized by a thickening and loss of elasticity in the arteries, followed by the development of blood-flow-reducing arterial plaques.
We need to be able to pick up the disease before it has had an impact on lung function, and that's what exhaled nitric oxide measurement can do," he told this newspaper.
Viagra aids erections in men by enhancing the effect that nitric oxide has in expanding certain blood vessels.
The drug is BiDil, an experimental combination of two already approved drugs, isosorbide dinitrate (Isordil), which provides nitric oxide, and hydralazine (Apresoline), which helps the body better use nitric oxide.
The research: Prescription drugs that increase nitric oxide clearly make a difference.
Nitric oxide (NO), a gas that was once believed to present only in the atmosphere, is produced in human tissues by the enzyme nitric oxide synthase (NOS), with L-arginine as the substrate.