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Nitric oxide modulates superoxide release and peroxynitrite formation in human blood vessels.

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Nitric oxide and superoxide have important roles as vascular signaling molecules. Nitric oxide (NO) reacts rapidly with superoxide, producing peroxynitrite. The relative balance between these radicals has important implications for vascular pathophysiology in hypertension and other vascular disease states. However, the relationships between superoxide, NO, and peroxynitrite formation in human blood vessels remain unclear. Accordingly, we systematically measured NO, superoxide, and peroxynitri...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
Role:
Author
Journal:
Hypertension
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
1088-1094
Publication date:
2002-06-01
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EISSN:
1524-4563
ISSN:
0194-911X
Source identifiers:
104953

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