Search for dissertations about: "Katarina Hallén"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Katarina Hallén.

  1. 1. Nerve-induced release of nitric oxide in gastrointestinal and erectile tissue

    Author : Katarina Hallén; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : Autonomic neurotransmission; cyclic guanosine monophosphate; guinea pig colon; neuronal nitric oxide synthase; nitric oxide; nitrite; phosphodiesterase; rabbit corpus cavernosum; smooth muscle; soluble guanylate cyclase;

    Abstract : Nitric oxide (NO) is an important messenger of the autonomic nervous system, innervating the gastrointestinal and urogenital tracts among many other tissues. The aim of the present thesis was to study the nitrergic neurotransmission in enteric and erectile tissue with special emphasis on modulation of nitrergic neurotransmission by the soluble guanylate cyclase (sGC)/cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)-pathway. READ MORE