Human alveolar macrophages and monocytes as a source and target for nitric oxide.

@article{Thomassen2001HumanAM,
  title={Human alveolar macrophages and monocytes as a source and target for nitric oxide.},
  author={Mary Jane Thomassen and Mani S. Kavuru},
  journal={International immunopharmacology},
  year={2001},
  volume={1 8},
  pages={1479-90}
}
Nitric oxide (NO) is synthesized in the lung and this free radical participates in a wide array of regulatory, protective, and adverse interactions with cells. Both excess NO and its insufficiency have been implicated in the pathogenesis of numerous lung diseases with inflammatory components. Much of the available data concerning the source and regulation… CONTINUE READING