Serum asymmetric dimethylarginine and nitric oxide levels in Turkish patients with acute ischemic stroke.


Ercan M., Mungan S., Guzel I., Celik H. T. , Bal C. , ABUŞOĞLU S., ...More

Advances in clinical and experimental medicine : official organ Wroclaw Medical University, vol.28, no.5, pp.693-698, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.17219/acem/78360
  • Title of Journal : Advances in clinical and experimental medicine : official organ Wroclaw Medical University
  • Page Numbers: pp.693-698

Abstract

Background. Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is present in the brain and cerebral arteries and it enables the synthesis of nitric oxide (NO), which plays a critical role in brain perfusion. Asymmetrical dimethylarginine (ADMA) is an endogenous NOS inhibitor.