Restoring this enzyme’s function protects against heart disease in lupus and beyond

March 25, 2019 Off By readly




Patients with lupus are at increased risk of heart disease. Exposing endothelial cells — known to protect against heart disease, in part by producing nitric oxide — to the serum of patients with lupus decreased nitric oxide production. Administering L-sepiapterin restored that production.

Source of this (above) article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190325163016.htm