Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 26th, 2003
"In this study, we examined the unique relationship of maspin, a serine protease inhibitor (serpin), that plays a critical role in mammary gland development and is silenced during breast cancer progression, and nitric oxide (NO), a multifaceted water and lipid soluble free radical," scientists in the United States report.
"The hypothesis tested was that there is a correlation between endothelial nitric oxide synthase and maspin in MCF-7 cells and that NO is capable of regulating maspin expression. An experimental system was developed in which cellular levels of NO in normal...
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