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Nitric oxide in a patients gut

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Gas sample taken from the lumen of the large instestine of person suffering from the disease ulcerative colitis were founf to contain 100 times the level of NO as compared to those taken from controls. What does this tell you about the probable nature of the disease?

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Nitric oxide is an inflammatory mediator, and its presence ...

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The significance of NO in the gut are determined. The probable nature of the disease for samples taken are discussed.