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Nitric oxide and cardiovascular disease.
  1. M. McIntyre,
  2. A. F. Dominiczak
  1. University Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Gardiner Institute, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.


    Endothelium-derived nitric oxide is an important regulatory molecule in cardiovascular function. Reduced availability of nitric oxide has been implicated in the pathogenesis of hypertension and atherosclerosis.

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