Nitric oxide in vascular biology

@article{Walford2003NitricOI,
  title={Nitric oxide in vascular biology},
  author={Geoffrey A. Walford and Joseph Loscalzo},
  journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis},
  year={2003},
  volume={1}
}
Summary.  Nitric oxide is a highly versatile heterodiatomic molecule that effects a variety of actions in the vasculture. Originally identified as a principal determination of vascular tone, nitric oxide has since been recognized to exert anti thrombotic, antiproliferative, and anti‐inflammatory effects in the vasculture. At higher concentrations and in the setting of other oxidants, nitric oxide can promote vascular pathology. In this review, we summarize the molecular mechanisms of nitric… 

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