Endothelium-derived relaxing factor (nitric oxide) has protective actions in the stomach.

@article{MacNaughton1989EndotheliumderivedRF,
  title={Endothelium-derived relaxing factor (nitric oxide) has protective actions in the stomach.},
  author={Wallace K MacNaughton and Giuseppe Antonio Cirino and John L Wallace},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={1989},
  volume={45 20},
  pages={
          1869-76
        }
}
The role that nitric oxide, an endothelium-derived relaxing factor, may play in the regulation of gastric mucosal defence was investigated by assessing the potential protective actions of this factor against the damage caused by ethanol in an ex vivo chamber preparation of the rat stomach. Topical application of glyceryl trinitrate and sodium nitroprusside… CONTINUE READING