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role of nitric oxide in tumour biology.

Usama Akram Alalami

role of nitric oxide in tumour biology.

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Published by University of Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton .
Written in English


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Dissertation (Ph.D.) - University of Wolverhampton 2001.

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  Designated 'Molecule of the Year' in in recognition of its many biological roles, nitric oxide has wide significance in the world around us and the story of nitric oxide is still unfolding. This small and seemingly innocent molecule has for many years been known to play a significant role in both the creation of photochemical smogs and in /5(3). Christian Bogdan, Martin Röllinghoff and; Andreas Diefenbach; Article first published online: 28 FEB DOI: /jXx. Garbán, H.J.; Bonavida, B. Nitric oxide inhibits the transcription repressor Yin-Yang 1 binding activity at the silencer region of the Fas promoter: A pivotal role for nitric oxide in the up-regulation of Fas gene expression in human tumor cells. J. Immunol. , , 75– [Google Scholar]. Abstract: Angiogenesis is important in the growth and progression of solid tumours. The main pro-angiogenic factor, namely vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), also known as vascular permeability factor, is a potent angiogenic cytokine that induces mitosis and also regulates the permeability of endothelial cells.


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role of nitric oxide in tumour biology. by Usama Akram Alalami Download PDF EPUB FB2

Tumour biology remains unclear, and several lines The role of nitric oxide in cancer. NO has a dichotomous role in cancer biology as both tumor promotion and anti-tumor properties. Nitric oxide (nitrogen monoxide) is a molecule and chemical compound with chemical formula of N mammals including humans, nitric oxide is a signaling molecule involved in many physiological and pathological processes.

It is a powerful vasodilator with a half-life of a few seconds in the blood. Standard pharmaceuticals such as nitroglycerine and amyl nitrite are.

The diatomic radical nitric oxide (NO) has been the cause of intense debate with implication in carcinogenesis, tumour progression, invasion, angiogenesis and modulation of therapeutic responses. The tumour biology of NO is highly complex, and this review summarises the various protective and damaging mode of action of NO.

We reviewed all published Cited by:   Nitric oxide (NO) is a pleiotropic regulator, critical to numerous biological processes, including vasodilatation, neurotransmission and macrophage-mediated immunity. The family of nitric oxide Cited by: Abstract | Nitric oxide (NO) and nitric oxide synthases are ubiquitous in malignant tumours and are known to exert both pro- and anti-tumour effects.

We summarize our current understanding of the role of NO in tumour progression, especially in relation to. Varied cellular expression and localisation of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoforms has been shown in human cancers, including tumours of the breast, ovary, stomach, cervix and central nervous system.

Mapping of NOS expression within tumour tissue from breast and gastric cancers shows inducible NOS (iNOS) is expressed predominantly in stromal (macrophage and Cited by: A Role for Nitric Oxide and for Nitric Oxide Synthases in Tumor Biology Article (PDF Available) in Forum on immunopathological diseases and therapeutics 3(2).

ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE IN CANCER BIOLOGY. NO, a free radical and water-soluble gas produced endogenously, regulates quite a few essential biological processes.4 Since a few decades, an interest in NO has been increased as a molecule involved in carcinogenesis and tumor progression. However, a controversial facet exists in understanding its role in the Cited by:   Introduction.

Nitric oxide (NO) is a short-lived, endogenously produced gas that acts as a signaling molecule in the body. Ignarro et al. and Palmer et al. simultaneously identified NO as the endothelium-derived relaxing factor in [1,2].It is synthesized by nitric oxide synthase (NOS) enzymes; produced by mammalian cells at an appropriate magnitude and Cited by: Previous studies indicate that nitric oxide (NO) plays a role in Photofrin-PDT, but this has not been investigated in aminolaevulinic acid (ALA)-PDT.

The current study determines whether inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) activity modulates treatment responses to ALA-PDT, in tumours displaying differential levels of by: Introduction.

Nitric oxide (NO) is a molecule with a short half-life and a range of bioactivity, which is responsible for numerous functions such as neurotransmission, vascular homeostasis, immune regulation (mediation of injury by macrophages to bacteria and tumour cells) and host by: Role of Nitric Oxide in Biology.

Since it was first discovered to play a role in the dilation of blood vessels many new roles for Nitric Oxide (NO) have been discovered. Nitric oxide has been found to be produced by virtually every cell type in the body and plays an important role in controlling the normal function of cells as well as in regulating larger scale processes such as the nervous.

Nitric oxide (NO) is a signaling molecule with pleiotropic physiological roles in normal cells and pathophysiological roles in cancer. NO synthetase expression and NO synthesis are linked to altered metabolism, neoplasticity, invasiveness, chemoresistance, immune evasion, and ultimately to poor prognosis of cancer patients.

Exogenous NO in the microenvironment Cited by: Research published in Tumour Biology in the year first showed evidence that elevated Nitric Oxide Levels destroyed cancer cells in a laboratory environment.

Further research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine provided new evidence that a physiological environment high in Nitric Oxide could limit cancer growth.

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common form of carcinoma and a primary cause of morbidity and mortality globally. Oxidative stress represents as an important factor in carcinogenesis and may play a role in initiation and progression of tumors. Oxidative stress–induced NO• damage to DNA includes a multitude of lesions, many of which are mutagenic and have multiple roles in cancer Cited by: 1.

The role of nitric oxide (NO) in tumour biology is unclear. There are conflicting reports in the literature whether NO will promote or inhibit tumour growth.

The aim of the present thesis was to investigate the role of NO in bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma. Nitric Oxide: Biology and Pathobiology, Third Edition, provides information on nitric oxide, a signaling molecule of key importance for the cardiovascular system that regulates blood pressure and blood flow to different organs.

With recent links to the role of nitric oxide in the expression of healthy benefits of controlled diet and aerobic exercise, and the reactions of nitric oxide that Price: $ Nitric oxide synthase has three isoforms; according to their roles and tissues or cells they are involved.

Neuronal NOS (nNOS) takes place in neuronal signalling, endothelial NOS (eNOS) takes place in vasodilation and inducible NOS (iNOS) takes place in immune responses. nNOS and eNOS are dominant but all isoforms have various roles in the central nervous system.

Author: Melih Dagdeviren. Life, Death and Nitric Oxide covers many of the topics relating to nitric oxide, from smog and catalytic converters to tumour growth, blood flow and Viagra, with the aim of finding out why such a simple molecule can do so : Paperback.

Nitric oxide (NO), is a ubiquitous, water soluble, free radical gas, which plays key role in various physiological as well as pathological processes. Over past decades, NO has emerged as a molecule of interest in carcinogenesis and tumor growth progression.

However, there is considerable controversy and confusion in understanding its role in cancer biology. ABSTRACTNitric oxide is produced in high amount from the break down of arginine by a group of enzyme called nitric oxide synthase.

Nitric oxide is an intercellular messenger that has been recognized as one of the versatile player in the immune system. Cells of the innate immune system such as macrophages, neutrophil and natural killer use pattern recognition receptors to.

Nitric oxide synthase inhibitors block the neoplastic transformation of C3H 10T1/2 cells in ce presented herein suggests that they mediate their effects early in the carcinogenic process as brief treatment with the NOS inhibitor aminoguanidine (AG) during log phase cell growth (initiation phase) is sufficient to block foci by: 4.

Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: Nitric oxide and the cell: proliferation, differentiation, and death: proceedings of the Symposium held in Calabria, Italy, in Septemberunder the auspices of the British and Italian Pharmacological Societies /.

Biology Nitric Oxide on Cancer Cells Ian Smith. Loading Unsubscribe from Ian Smith. Tumour immunology and immunotherapy - Duration: nature videoviews. Purchase Nitric Oxide, Volume 1 - 1st Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNRole of nitric oxide synthase inhibitor in experimental colitis induced by 2,4,6-trinitrobenzene sulphonic acid in rats.

Clin. Exp. Pharmacol. Physiol. 28, 9– ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE-SIGNALLING IN HYPOXIA-INDUCED IMMUNE ESCAPE IN CANCER by Thomas Kyle Hamilton A thesis submitted to the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology In conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Science A key step in malignant progression is the acquired ability of tumour cells to escape immune-mediated lysis.

Nitric Oxide includes original research, methodology papers and reviews relating to nitric oxide and other gasotransmitters such as hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide.

Special emphasis is placed on the biological chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, enzymology and pathological significance of these molecules in human health and disease.

Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry includes original research, methodology papers and reviews relating to nitric oxide and other gasotransmitters such as hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide.

Special emphasis is placed on the biological chemistry, physiology, pharmacology, enzymology and pathological significance of these molecules in human. However the over stimulation of Nitric oxide synthases can be far more damaging causing inflammatory pathologies, tissue death and cell apoptosis.

Within the limitations of this essay only a brief report can be given on the role of nitric oxide within the immune system as no study or systematic review has been undertaken.

ceptors. Current studies support the role of these death ligands and corresponding receptors not only in the regulation of physiological cell death, but also in many human disease states. Death receptors are members of the Fas and tumour necrosis factor re-ceptors 1, 2 (TNF-R1 and TNF-R2), 3, as well as tu.

Nitric oxide (NO) is a multifunctional gaseous transmitter which is lipophilic, as well as one of the smallest molecules found in nature. 1 – 3 A free radical in gaseous state functions as a messenger via cyclic GMP (cGMP).

1 It was identified as a vasoactive small molecule in the s and its cardiovascular activities are significant in relation to its vasorelaxation function. Biological roles of Nitric Oxide. Since it was first discovered to play a role in the dilation of blood vessels many new roles for Nitric Oxide (NO) have been discovered.

Nitric oxide has been found to be produced by virtually every cell type in the body and plays an important role in controlling the normal function of cells as well as in regulating larger scale processes such as the nervous. This book deals with mediation by nitric oxide (NO) of many biological functions.

Nitric oxide, initially known as Endothelial Derived Relaxing Factor (EDRF, Furchgott, Zawadzki ), six years later was identified as nitric oxide. Nowadays, Price: $ The role of Nitric oxide, which is an important signalling molecule, has become an active and controversial area of research in cancer.

Nitric oxide has been designated as “Double-edged sword” in Cancer as it has exhibited both pro-apoptotic and anti-apoptotic effects.

Nitric oxide (NO) found in the vicinity of lung cancer cells may play a role in the regulation of cancer cell behaviors. To explore the possible effects of NO on cell motility, human lung cancer cells were exposed to nontoxic concentrations of NO for 0–14 days, and the migratory characteristics of the cells were determined.

The present study found that long-term treatment Cited by:   Nitric oxide is also elevated with other tumors, including glioblastomas, breast cancers, and melanomas, and appears to increase the cancers’ aggressiveness.

Most impressive was the discovery that nitric oxide stimulated cancer stem Author: Dr. Blaylock. marize information about the role of nitric oxide in the human body—cardiovascular, respiratory, urge- nital, gut, NO and immune system, however, NO sig-naling has a role also in musculoskeletal system, even in bones.

NO in the past had been recognized as a molecule relevant to air pollution. In Furchgott. Abstract. An involvement of nitric oxide, a diatomic radical, has been described for numerous areas from environmental pollution to cardiovascular disease, carcinogenesis, tumor progression, genotoxicity, and by: Keywords: nitric oxide; reactive oxygen species; cancer therapy 1.

Introduction In the highly sophisticated network of biological processes, certain molecules might have a dual role, depending on the context and their activity as a part of complex intra- and intercellular communication pathways. In addition, discoveries surrounding nitric oxide’s role as a principal neurotransmitter moderating erectile function, a pathophysiological negotiator and messenger in inflammation, and a weapon against infections have increased research attention across the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, gene therapy, cell biology Brand: Elsevier Science.Nitric oxide (NO) plays a crucial role in reproduction at every level in the organism.

In the brain, it activates the release of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH). The axons of the LHRH neurons project to the mating centers in the brain stem and by afferent pathways evoke the lordosis reflex in female rats.Biological functions of nitric oxide is part of the WikiProject Biology, an effort to build a comprehensive and detailed guide to biology on Wikipedia.

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