Table 1– Expression and protein localisation in the human airway of the nitric oxide synthase (NOS) isoenzymes
NOS isoenzymeProteinGeneChromosomeLocalisationReference
NeuronalnNOSNOS112Airway neuronal cells[15]
InducibleiNOSNOS217Airway epithelial cells[16]
Alveolar epithelial cells[17]
Paranasal epithelial cells[18]
EndothelialeNOSNOS37Airway epithelial and endothelial cells[19]