Biosynthesis and homeostatic roles of nitric oxide in the normal kidney.

@article{Kone1997BiosynthesisAH,
  title={Biosynthesis and homeostatic roles of nitric oxide in the normal kidney.},
  author={Bruce C. Kone and Christine Baylis},
  journal={The American journal of physiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={272 5 Pt 2},
  pages={F561-78}
}
Nitric oxide (NO) is an important molecular mediator of numerous physiological processes in virtually every organ. In the kidney, NO plays prominent roles in the homeostatic regulation of glomerular, vascular, and tubular function. Differential expression and regulation of the NO synthase (NOS) gene family contribute to this diversity of action. This review explores recent advances in the molecular and cell biology of the NOS isoforms and relates these findings to functions of NO in the control… CONTINUE READING

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