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Synonyms: INOmax® | nitric oxide | nitrogen monoxide
NO is an approved drug (FDA (1999), EMA (2001))
Compound class: Inorganic
Comment: Nitric oxide is a free radical and an important cellular signaling molecule involved in many physiological and pathological processes. The drugs nitroglycerin and amyl nitrite are nitric oxide precursors.
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