NITRIC OXIDE

is a chemical substance which is found in abundance in a variety of numerous body tissues. Nitric oxide is synthesized by a synthase enzyme from the following organic molecules: arginine, NADPH and oxygen. Nitric oxide has a wide range of uses from acting as a vasodilator to a being involved in erections.

NITRIC OXIDE: "One of the major products of synthesizing molecules such as- arginine, NADPH and oxygen is nitric oxide which is found throughout cells which respire."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NITRIC OXIDE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nitric-oxide/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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