Nitric oxide synthase gene transfer to the vessel wall

Melina Kibbe*, Timothy Billiar, Edith Tzeng

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

A wide array of vascular disorders have been shown to benefit from gene therapy. Given the vasoprotective role that nitric oxide plays in the vasculature, it is understandable why gene therapy with the three different isoforms of nitric oxide synthase has been so successful. This review summarizes the current literature pertaining to nitric oxide synthase gene transfer to the vascular wall.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-81
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent opinion in nephrology and hypertension
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 23 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

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