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Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77(Short Lectures (SL)), 198; doi:10.3797/scipharm.oephg.21.SL-31 (registering DOI)

Austrian Red Wine Samples Reveal Enhanced Activity of the Enzyme Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase

Department of Pharmacognosy, Althanstrasse 14, 1090, Vienna, Austria
Federal College and Research Institute for Viticulture and Pomology, Wiener Straße 74, 3400, Klosterneuburg, Austria
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Received: 16 April 2009 / Accepted: 16 April 2009 / Published: 16 April 2009
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Red wine polyphenol extracts (RWPE) have been shown to increase nitric oxide (NO) release from EA.hy926 endothelial cells [1]. Trans-resveratrol seems to partly contribute to this effect by inducing endothelial NO-synthase (eNOS) expression [1]. Aim of this study is to identify further major active component(s) by bio-assay guided fractionation.
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DONATH, O.; EDER, R.; REZNICEK, G.; DIRSCH, V.M. Austrian Red Wine Samples Reveal Enhanced Activity of the Enzyme Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase. Sci. Pharm. 2009, 77, 198.

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