Angiogenesis pp 307-319 | Cite as

Nitric Oxide: A Promoter or Inhibitor of Angiogenesis

  • Eva Pipili-Synetos
  • Michael E. Maragoudakis
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 298)


Nitric oxide (NO) has been shown in the last decade to be an ubiquitous messenger with a remarkably wide diversity of biological actions. Its role as a major regulator in the nervous immune and cardiovascular systems as well as in pathophysiological states (septic shock, hypertension, stroke and neurodegenerative diseases) is increasingly appreciated (Gross & Wolin, 1995).


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  • Eva Pipili-Synetos
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  • Michael E. Maragoudakis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacolgy, Medical SchoolUniversity of PatrasPatrasGreece

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