Endothelial nitric oxide synthase
- Endothelial nitric oxide synthase
- Endothelial secretions for cardiovascular regulation
- Nitric oxide, nos and vasodilation
- Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 1
- Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 3
- Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 5
- Nos enzymes and nitric oxide synthesis part 1
Endothelial secretions for cardiovascular regulation
Endothelial nitric oxide (NO) is a key signaling molecule that controls cerebral blood flow (CBF) and is essential in the prevention and treatment of cerebrovascular diseases. Direct administration of NO donors, on the other hand, makes achieving the expected therapeutic efficacy challenging. As a result, endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) has the potential to be used as a therapeutic target for cerebrovascular diseases. The existing evidence supporting the importance of CBF to cerebrovascular function, as well as the functions of NO and eNOS in CBF regulation, is summarized in this study.
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The analysis was conceived and planned by JZ and XF. The manuscript was written by JZ, WS, and LL. The manuscript was revised by XF. The final manuscript was read and accepted by all contributors. Permissions and rights
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Nitric oxide, nos and vasodilation
Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 1
Vascular tone and local blood flow, platelet aggregation and adhesion, and leukocyte-endothelial cell interactions are all controlled by nitric oxide (NO). Endothelial dysfunction, which occurs in hypertension, diabetes, aging, and as a precursor to atherosclerosis, is caused by defects in NO development by the vascular endothelium. A drop in the amount of bioavailable NO is a typical symptom of endothelial dysfunction. The physiologic functions of NO and the mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction are discussed in this article. The level of bioavailable NO can be affected by fatty acid modifications, intracellular localization, interactions with heat shock protein 90 (hsp90) and caveolin, substrate and cofactor dependence, and phosphorylation of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS). It is hypothesized that defects in eNOS phosphorylation at Ser 1179 and other main phosphorylation sites are involved in the final popular pathway of diverse causes of endothelial dysfunction.
Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 3
Caveolae and endothelial nitric oxide synthase part 5
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FunctioniThrough a cGMP-mediated signal transduction pathway, releases nitric oxide (NO), which is implicated in vascular smooth muscle relaxation. NO facilitates blood clotting by activating platelets and mediates vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-induced angiogenesis in coronary arteries. Isoform eNOS13C is a dominant-negative form of eNOS that can inhibit eNOS activity by forming heterodimers with isoform 1.
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Nos enzymes and nitric oxide synthesis part 1
JRH Biosciences supported all of the normal culture reagents (Lenexa, KS). Roche Molecular Biochemicals given the transfection reagent Fugene6. Transduction Laboratories provided the eNOS mAb and pAb (Lexington, KY). Calbiochem supplied us with the porin mAb 31HL. A23187, a calcium ionophore, was obtained from Sigma. Cayman Biochemicals provided the NOS assay kit (Ann Arbor, MI). NEN Life Science supported the L-[3H]arginine.
Human saphenous veins and bovine aortas were used to obtain endothelial cells, as previously mentioned (14, 15). Human endothelial cells were isolated using type II collagenase (Worthington) and cultured in Medium 199/20 mM Hepes/50 g/ml endothelial cell growth serum (Collaborative Research), 100 g/ml heparin sulfate/5 mM L-glutamine (Life Technologies, Grand Island, NY), 5% FCS (HyClone), and an antibiotic mixture of penicillin (100 units/m The bovine endothelial cells were cultured at 37°C in a growth medium containing DMEM, 5 mM L-glutamine (Life Technologies), 10% FCS (HyClone), and an antibiotic mixture of penicillin (100 units/ml), streptomycin (100 mg/ml), and fungizone (250 ng/ml), as well as an antibiotic mixture of penicillin (100 units/ml), streptomycin (100 mg/m Only endothelial cells with less than six passages were included, and all passages were performed with a disposable cell scraper (Costar).