Bradykinin Inhibition by Butylated Hydroxyanis1le

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Science  03 Apr 1970:
Vol. 168, Issue 3927, pp. 121-122
DOI: 10.1126/science.168.3927.121


Concentrations of butylated hydroxyanisole as low as 8 x 10-9 mole per liter can inhibit detectably the contraction of smooth muscle elicited by bradykinin. The mechanism of the inhibitory effect of this food grade anti-oxidant is apparently complex, and the effect is only partially reversible.

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