Summary of NOS3

NOS3, also known as eNOS, produces nitric oxide in our blood vessels, which helps vasodilation and mediates formation of blood vessels, and promotes blood clotting by activating platelets (R).

NOS3 is associated with these diseases:

  • Coronary spasm
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Preeclampsia/eclampsia
  • Essential hypertension

Nitric oxide is a reactive free radical which acts as a biologic mediator in several processes, including neurotransmission and antimicrobial and antitumoral activities.

Nitric oxide is synthesized from L-arginine by nitric oxide synthases.


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Protein names

Recommended name:

Nanos homolog 3

Short name:

NOS-3

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

NOS3 Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase NOS3

Substances That Decrease NOS3

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

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