nitric oxide synthase
(= NO synthase)
Enzyme that produces the vasorelaxant nitric oxide (endothelium-derived relaxation factor) from L-arginine. There are two isoforms, one constitutive and calmodulin dependent, the other inducible (iNOS) and calcium independent.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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