Medical Nobel prize says yes to NO
The 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine honors research by Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro, and Ferid Murad showing that the gas nitric oxide is a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system and many other tissues.
Information about the Nobel Prize winning research by Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro, and Ferid Murad can be found at the Karolinska Institute's Web site at http://sunsite.utk.edu/nobel/medicine98.html.
Sternberg, S. 1996. Hemoglobin molecules secret revealed. Science News 149(March 23):180.
Jonathan S. Stamler
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710
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