NO Synthases

NO synthases utilize L-arginine and molecular oxygen to generate nitric oxide and L-citrulline. eNOS and nNOS are activated by calcium at concentrations > 100 nM whilst iNOS is constitutively active. All three isoforms exist as homodimers and require tetrahydrobiopterin, flavin adenine dinucleotide, flavin mononucleotide and NADPH for catalytic activity. NO synthases have roles in neurotransmission, vasodilation and immune function through the actions of the product nitric oxide.

NO Synthase Target Files

Related Categories

Nitric Oxide Biosynthesis Pathway

Pathway for Nitric Oxide Biosynthesis

Moncada et al (1997) XIV. International Union of Pharmacology Nomenclature in Nitric Oxide Research. Pharmacol.Rev. 49 137.

Quick Order

Find multiple products by catalog number

divider line

Cancer Research Product Guide

Cancer Research Product Guide

Our Cancer Research Guide highlights over 750 products for cancer research. Request copy or view PDF today.

divider line

Pain Research Product Guide

Pain Research Product Guide

Our Pain guide highlights over 280 products for Pain research. Request copy or view PDF today.

divider line

Learning and Memory

Written by Clea Warburton and Zafar Bashir

Learning & Memory Life Science Poster

Our Learning and Memory poster gives an overview of the cellular mechanisms underlying recognition memory and its links to long-term depression. Request copy or view PDF today.

divider line

ISSCR 2017

Win a $1,000 travel grant

ISSCR Travel Grant 2017

Bio-Techne is offering 10 travel grants of $1,000 for ISSCR 2017.