Type 5 phosphodiesterase expression in the human vagina.

  title={Type 5 phosphodiesterase expression in the human vagina.},
  author={Giulia d'Amati and Cira Rosaria Tiziana di Gioia and M. Bologna and Daniela Giordano and Mauro Giorgi and Susanna Dolci and Emmanuele A Jannini},
  volume={60 1},
OBJECTIVES It has been demonstrated that clitoral and vaginal tissues express nitric oxide synthase isoforms in a way that parallels that of the penile corpus cavernosum. Considering the role of the vagina in the female sexual response and the anatomic connection between the clitoris and the anterosuperior vaginal wall, our aim was to study the distribution of type 5 phosphodiesterase (PDE5) in the anterosuperior wall of the human vagina. METHODS Immunohistochemistry was performed on the… CONTINUE READING