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Lucia is a research scientist at the University of Siena.

Nitric Oxide And Hydrogen Sulfide Cross-Talk For Blood Vessel Wellness

The importance of the gaseous transmitter nitric oxide (NO) was definitely recognized by the 1998 Nobel Prize for Medicine/Physiology. Depending on its concentration, NO controls vessel tone and blood fluidity, oxidative stress, inflammation and body defenses, and growth or death of different types of cells, including cancer cells. Due to its wide range of properties,