Nitric Oxide (NO)

Anticonvulsion Effect of Acupuncture Might Be Related to the Decrease of Neuronal and Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthases

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Ru Yang, M.S., Ph.D. Candidate

Zhi-Nong Huang M.S., Ph.D. Candidate

Jie-Shi Cheng, M.D., Professor of Neurobiology Deputy Director of Institute of Acupuncture Research

(National Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Department of Neurobiology, Institute of Acupuncture Research, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai 200032, P.R. China)

(Received July 2, 1999; Accepted with revisions November 3, 2000)

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The Disease-Fighting Power of POLYPHENOLS

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The article provides information on the role of polyphenols in treating various diseases. Polyphenols are found in fruits and vegetables and are considered effective antioxidants. Phenols benefit...

Effects of Nitric Oxide and Noradrenergic Function on Skin Electric Resistance of Acupoints and Meridians

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Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of L-arginine–derived nitric oxide (NO) synthesis and noradrenergic function on skin electrical resistance of acupoints and ...

EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE ON NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE EXPRESSION IN CEREBRAL CORTEX OF STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

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EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE ON NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE EXPRESSION IN CEREBRAL CORTEX OF STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS

Effect of acupuncture on the expressions of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and neuronal NOS (nNOS) in the cerebral cortex of streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats was investigated. Animals were...

Two New Compounds from the Galls of Quercus infectoria with Nitric Oxide and Superoxide Inhibiting Ability

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Two compounds isolated from the ethanol extract of the galls of Quercus infectoria Olivier exhibited nitric oxide (NO) and superoxide (O2.-) inhibiting activity. Their struc...

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