Synthesis of the nitric oxide in the organism: how to keep equilibrium?

Duration of the project

01.08.2013. - 01.12.2013.

Countries and institutions involved in the project

University of Latvia
University of Mainz

Aim of the project

  1. To organize a lecture course „Synthesis of the nitrogen oxide in the organism: how to keep an equilibrium?’
  2. To perform a joint experiment with the German partner

Main activities of the project

  1. Lecture “Molecular Mechanisms of Regulation and Expession of th human Inducible NO Synthase”
  2. Lecture “Role of NO in the Mechanisms of Action of Different Pharmacological Remedies”
  3. Seminar ”Ability of Substances to Intercalate between DNA Strands and their Biological Activity”
  4. The joint experiment “Modifications of iNOS expression in rats with experimental diabetes mellitus

Target group and number of persons involved

Listeners of the Doctoral School “Biomedicine”,   listeners of the Doctoral School “Translational Medicine”, scientists from the University of Latvia, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Biomedical Centre, Riga Stradiņš University, Latvian Academy of Agriculture, Institute of Biology of the University of Latvia: 30  persons in total.