Sex hormones and renal nitric oxide synthases.

@article{Neugarten1997SexHA,
  title={Sex hormones and renal nitric oxide synthases.},
  author={Joel Neugarten and Q Ding and Aaron M Friedman and Jun Lei and Sharon R Silbiger},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={1240-6}
}
The present study was undertaken to determine whether sex hormones influence nitric oxide synthase levels in the kidney. Five groups of rats were studied: males, castrated males, females, oophorectomized females, and oophorectomized females receiving estradiol replacement therapy. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) levels in the kidney were measured… CONTINUE READING