Nitric oxide and intestinal barrier failure.


The systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in adults and children. Various proinflammatory mediators have been implicated in the pathogenesis of SIRS; however, their mechanisms of action are poorly defined. Recent evidence suggests that nitric oxide (NO) plays a regulatory role in gut barrier function… (More)


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