Ferid Murad-1998 Nobel Laureate for Nitric Oxide Research

Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
October 2004
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p1230
Academic Journal
Reports on the contribution of scientist Ferid Murad in the discovery of the role of nitric oxide to act as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system in the U.S. Recognition of a new mechanism by which blood vessels in the body relax and expand; Significance of the discovery on leading to the drug treatment of erectile dysfunction; Provision of potential approaches to the analysis and treatment of other diseases that involve vascular reactions.


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