Activation of Poly-(ADP-Ribose) Synthetase by Peroxynitrite
Over the last several decades, there has been a substantial body of work implicating the pathophysiological roles of oxygen-derived free radicals in various forms of circulatory shock [1, 2]. More recently, it became also evident that the free radical nitric oxide (NO) serves a number of physiological and pathophysiological functions in the body, wherein the expression of the inducible isoform of NO synthase (NOS) has been proposed as an important mediator of the cardiovascular failure in shock [3, 4].
KeywordsNitric Oxide Hemorrhagic Shock Endotoxic Shock Circulatory Shock Peroxynitrite Production
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