Nitric oxide is a short-lived free radical, that is capable of multiple effects at the molecular, cellular, and physiologic levels. Over the past several years, nitric oxide has been proved to play an important role in the healing of various types of wounds. The present review examines the some of the recently defined roles of nitric oxide in normal and pathologic healing. (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care|
|State||Published - May 1 2000|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Medicine (miscellaneous)
- Nutrition and Dietetics