Low dose nitrite improves reoxygenation following renal ischemia in rats

Abstract

In hypoxic and acidic tissue environments, nitrite is metabolised to nitric oxide, thus, bringing about novel therapeutic options in myocardial infarction, peripheral artery disease, stroke, and hypertension. Following renal ischemia, reperfusion of the kidney remains incomplete and tissue oxygenation is reduced for several minutes to hours. Thus, in renal… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-15058-5

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