Published in Health Risk Factor Week, November 14th, 2006
Study 1: Nitrite in nitric oxide biology is the focus of a systems-based review published in Free Radical Biology and Medicine.
According to the review, "All life requires nitrogen compounds. Nitrite is such a compound that is naturally occurring in nature and biology. Over the years, the pharmacological stance on nitrite has undergone a surprising metamorphosis, from a vilified substance that generates carcinogenic nitrosamines in the stomach to a life-saving drug that liberates a protective agent (nitric oxide or NO) during hypoxic events."
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