Increased endothelial nitric-oxide synthase expression reduces hypertension and hyperinsulinemia in fructose-treated rats.

Abstract

Endothelial dysfunction and decreased production of nitric oxide (NO) by endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) are implicated in the pathogenesis of hypertension and insulin resistance. Because the potential influence of increased eNOS expression/activity on these parameters is unclear, the present study examined the effects of eNOS gene therapy on insulin… (More)
DOI: 10.1124/jpet.108.143396

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