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Table 1 NOS activity in isolated fractions of tissues from non-pregnant human and ovariectomised rat.

From: Important differences in nitric oxide synthase activity and predominant isoform in reproductive tissues from human and rat

  Human Rat
  Myometrium Vagina Myometrium Vagina
Fraction NOS pmol/mg protein/min
Cytosol 1.25 ± 0.16 2.97 ± 0.40 7.18 ± 1.56 19.17 ± 2.48
Particulate 1.64 ± 0.19 3.02 ± 0.78 1.26 ± 0.43 3.35 ± 0.80
(n) 8 11 10 10
  1. Values are means ± SEM and the number of individual samples is indicated by (n).