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inducible nitric oxide synthase


Definition: the inducible isoform of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) found within phagocytic cells (Kupffer cells, macrophages), hepatocytes, and smooth muscle cells.

See Also: nitric oxide synthase, nitric oxide

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