Role of nitric oxide in wound healing

David T. Efron, Daniel Most, Adrian Barbul

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Nitric oxide is a short-lived free radical, that is capable of multiple effects at the molecular, cellular, and physiologic levels. Over the past several years, nitric oxide has been proved to play an important role in the healing of various types of wounds. The present review examines the some of the recently defined roles of nitric oxide in normal and pathologic healing. (C) 2000 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-204
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


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