Physiological roles of hydrogen sulfide and polysulfides.

  • Hideo Kimura
  • Published 2015 in
    Nihon yakurigaku zasshi. Folia pharmacologica…


Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) has been recognized as a signaling molecule as well as a cytoprotective molecule. H2S modulates neurotransmission, regulates vascular tone, protects various tissues and organs, regulates inflammation, induces angiogenesis, and detects cellular oxygen levels. H2S is produced from L-cysteine by cystathionine β-synthase (CBS… (More)
DOI: 10.1254/fpj.147.23