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Robert F. Furchgott

Health Science Center  State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn 
"Robert Furchgott"

(1916 - 2009)
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998 was awarded jointly to Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro and Ferid Murad for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system.

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Cross-listing: Chemistry Tree


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Henry B. Bull grad student 1940 Northwestern (Chemistry Tree)
 (Studies on the physical chemistry of mammalian red blood cells in relation to their structure)
Ephraim Shorr post-doc 1940-1943 Cornell University School of Medicine (Chemistry Tree)
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Arrow KJ, Axelrod J, Benacerraf B, et al. (2001) Nobel laureates' letter to President Bush. The Washington Post. A02
Furchgott RF. (1999) Endothelium-derived relaxing factor: discovery, early studies, and identification as nitric oxide. Bioscience Reports. 19: 235-51
Lanza RP, Arrow KJ, Axelrod J, et al. (1999) Science over politics. Science (New York, N.Y.). 283: 1849-50
Furchgott RF. (1998) Nitric oxide: from basic research on isolated blood vessels to clinical relevance in diabetes. Anales De La Real Academia Nacional De Medicina. 115: 317-31
Li J, Liu XJ, Furchgott RF. (1997) Blockade of nitric oxide-induced relaxation of rabbit aorta by cysteine and homocysteine. Zhongguo Yao Li Xue Bao = Acta Pharmacologica Sinica. 18: 11-20
Furchgott RF. (1996) The 1996 Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards. The discovery of endothelium-derived relaxing factor and its importance in the identification of nitric oxide. Jama. 276: 1186-8
Jia L, Furchgott RF. (1993) Inhibition by sulfhydryl compounds of vascular relaxation induced by nitric oxide and endothelium-derived relaxing factor. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 267: 371-8
Khan MT, Jothianandan D, Matsunaga K, et al. (1992) Vasodilation induced by acetylcholine and by glyceryl trinitrate in rat aortic and mesenteric vasculature. Journal of Vascular Research. 29: 20-8
Furchgott RF, Jothianandan D, Khan MT. (1992) Comparison of nitric oxide, S-nitrosocysteine and EDRF as relaxants of rabbit aorta. Japanese Journal of Pharmacology. 58: 185P-191P
Furchgott RF, Jothianandan D. (1991) Endothelium-dependent and -independent vasodilation involving cyclic GMP: relaxation induced by nitric oxide, carbon monoxide and light. Blood Vessels. 28: 52-61
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