Antimicrobial effect of nitric oxide

Coban A. Y.

SALUD I CIENCIA, vol.16, no.1, pp.1340-1341, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: SALUD I CIENCIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1340-1341
  • Keywords: nitric oxide, microorganisms, antimicrobial effect
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: No


Nitric oxide (NO) is a biologic effector molecule with a broad range of activities. In macrophages, it functions as a potent microbicidal agent that kills ingested organisms. In this article, antimicrobial effect of NO and interaction of NO between antimicrobials and microorganisms were discussed.