Nitric oxide synthase isoenzyme activities in a premature piglet model of necrotizing enterocolitis: effects of nitrergic manipulation

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Nitric oxide (NO) plays a major role in gut mucosal protection and motility. Having demonstrated the protective effects of intravenous L-arginine (L-arg) and the NO donor, sodium nitroprusside (SNP), in an in-vivo premature piglet intraluminal model of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) that incorporates both mucosal damage and intestinal dysmotility, we… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-002-0863-7

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