Phagocyte oxidants and nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis: new therapeutic targets?

@article{Vliet2000PhagocyteOA,
  title={Phagocyte oxidants and nitric oxide in cystic fibrosis: new therapeutic targets?},
  author={Albert van der Vliet and Carroll E. Cross},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={533-9}
}
Chronic persistent respiratory tract (RT) infection and overly exuberant activation of host inflammatory-immune processes represent the paramount pathobiologic consequences of cystic fibrosis (CF). The host inflammatory-immune system activation includes the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and nitric oxide (NO*), which are helpful in RT… CONTINUE READING