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Signal transmission by a gas that is produced by one

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Unformatted text preview: eaths than any other single molecule 1998 Nobel for NO •  “ Nitric oxide (NO) is a gas that transmits signals in the organism. Signal transmission by a gas that is produced by one cell, penetrates through membranes and regulates the func8on of another cell represents an en8rely new principle for signaling in biological systems. The discoverers of NO as a signal molecule are awarded this year's Nobel Prize.” Nitric Oxide Synthase, NOS •  occurs in three dis.nct isoforms: –  neuronal NOS, nNOS in the brain and nerve cells implicated in olfac8on, learning •  chromosome at posi8on 12q24.2 ...
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