TITLE

Ferid Murad-1998 Nobel Laureate for Nitric Oxide Research

AUTHOR(S)
Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2004, Vol. 79 Issue 10, p1230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14656386

 

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