Artemisinin and Nitric Oxide: Mechanisms and Implications in Disease and Health - SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science (Paperback)Qing-Ping Zeng (author)
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This book discusses both the beneficial and harmful aspects of NO in biology and medicine, and also introduces the emerging discovery of artemisinin in antitumor, antibacterial infection, anti-inflammation, and antiaging contexts. In 1992 nitric oxide (NO) was voted "Molecule of the Year" by Science magazine, and the discovery of its physiological roles has led to Nobel Prize-winning work in neuroscience, physiology and immunology. The book explains why we should maintain a steady-state NO level that is derived from neuronal or epithelial NO synthase, and avoid the extremely high NO level resulting from inducible NO synthase. The book offers a valuable resource for medical chemists, clinicians, biologists and all those interested in health and disease.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 126
Weight: 2554 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 8 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
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