ON NO—The Continuing Story of Nitric Oxide, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease

@inproceedings{Btker2013ONNC,
  title={ON NO—The Continuing Story of Nitric Oxide, Diabetes, and Cardiovascular Disease},
  author={Hans Erik B\otker and Niels M\oller},
  booktitle={Diabetes},
  year={2013}
}
Nitric oxide (NO) is a simple chemical compound— 1 nitrogen and 1 oxygen atom coupled together— with complex biological actions (1,2). A singularly prominent feature of NO is its ability to cause vasodilation, a quality that is used pharmacologically when treating ischemic heart disease with NO precursors such as nitroglycerin. In 1980, Furchgott and… CONTINUE READING