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Nitric Oxide

  • Randy Krainock
  • Sean Murphy
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Abstract

The award of the 1998 Nobel prize for physiology and medicine, while controversial in terms of those excluded, was expected in terms of subject matter. Nitric oxide (NO), a somewhat reactive and highly diffusible gas, participates in numerous biological processes. Perhaps most importantly, NO is a signal molecule involved in the regulation of blood flow, in neurotransmission, and in the immune response.

Keywords

Nitric Oxide Nitric Oxide NMDA Receptor Adenylyl Cyclase Type Cellular Energy Production 
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  • Randy Krainock
  • Sean Murphy

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