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The process of oxidizing; the addition of oxygen to a compound with a loss of electrons; always occurs accompanied by reduction.

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... them is iNOS, in a process known as the respiratory burst, as it is accompanied by a transient increase in oxygene consumption. NOS catalyzes the oxidization of L-arginine to produce L-citrulline and NO. Two constitutive isoforms, brain or neuronal NOS (b or nNOS, type I) & endothelial cell ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Aug 06, 2005 9:35 am
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