ERIC Number: EJ541722
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Nitric Oxide--Some Old and New Perspectives.
Ainscough, Eric W.; Brodie, Andrew M.
Journal of Chemical Education, v72 n8 p686-92 Aug 1995
Because of the role it plays in physiology and neurobiology, there is a rebirth of interest in nitric oxide. It can affect enzyme and immune system regulation and cytotoxicity. Nitric oxide may represent a new class of signaling molecules--gases that pass through cells and vanish. Overactive neurons produce large amounts of NO which may be linked to certain brain diseases. (AIM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A