Therapeutic potential of carbon monoxide in MS

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Therapeutic potential of carbon monoxide in MS

Postby MSUK » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:10 am

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Carbon monoxide (CO) is produced during the catabolism of free haem, catalyzed by haem oxygenase (HO) enzymes, and its physiological roles include vasodilation, neurotransmission, inhibition of platelet aggregation and anti-proliferative effects on smooth muscle.

In vivo preclinical studies have shown that exogenously administered quantities of CO may represent an effective treatment for conditions characterized by a dysregulated immune response....Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1327
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