Neuroprotective properties of nitric oxide.

  title={Neuroprotective properties of nitric oxide.},
  author={Chuang Chin Chiueh},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
The discoveries of physiological roles of nitric oxide (.NO) as the mediator of endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF) action and the activator of guanylyl cyclase to increase cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP), which lead to vasorelaxation in the cardiovascular system, have been awarded with the 1998 Nobel Prize of Medicine. The present review discusses putative beneficial effects of .NO in the central nervous system (CNS). In addition to its prominent roles of the regulation of… CONTINUE READING


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