Low concentrations of nitric oxide exert a hormetic effect on Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Susceptibilities of 12 clinical Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates to acidified sodium nitrite (ASN) were compared. The results demonstrate that 8 of the 12 isolates exhibited enhanced survival levels in 1.5 mM ASN compared to levels in medium alone, suggesting that low concentrations of reactive nitrogen intermediates have a hormetic effect on M. tuberculosis in vitro. Copyright © 2005, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
Brugmann, William Benjamin and Firmani, Marcia A., "Low concentrations of nitric oxide exert a hormetic effect on Mycobacterium tuberculosis in vitro" (2005). Biomedical Laboratory Sciences Faculty Publications. Paper 11.