nitric oxide synthase


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nitric oxide synthase

[‚nī·trik ¦äk‚sīd ¦sin‚thās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the stepwise conversion of the amino acid L-arginine to nitric oxide and L-citrulline. There are three types: the brain (or neuronal) and epithelial nitric oxide synthases, which are always present in cells, and inducible nitric oxide synthase, which is produced as needed.
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Energy failure in hypoxic injury also activates neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS) and increases nitric oxide (NO) production, whereas primary source of NO in the vasculature is endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) under normal conditions.
Nitric oxide synthase activity and expression are decreased in the paraventricular nucleus of pregnant rats.
Participants recorded their degree of sexual function or dysfunction, and investigators monitored testosterone levels and endothelial nitric oxide synthase levels along with clinical chemistry.
1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 Induces Nitric Oxide Synthase and Suppresses Growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a Human Macrophage-Like Cell Line.
Megakaryocytes from patients with coronary atherosclerosis express the inducible nitric oxide synthase.
The association between endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene G894T polymorphism and hypertension in Han Chinese: a case-control study and an updated meta-analysis.
Lee, "Estrogen administration during superovulation increases oocyte quality and expressions of vascular endothelial growth factor and nitric oxide synthase in the ovary," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research, vol.
Effect of diabetic duration on serum concentrations of endogenous inhibitor of nitric oxide synthase in patients and rats with diabetes.
Inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), one of three known forms of NOS, is controlled at the transcriptional level and is important in modulating immune responses.
Prevalence of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene exon 7 Glu298Asp variant in North Eastern India.
The role of nitric oxide (NO) generated by the inducible isoform of nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) is very complex.

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