The chances are that you'll have heard something about sildenafil -- marketed under the trade name ViagraTM (Figure 1). Launched in 1998 as a tablet for treating male erectile dysfunction (MED), it's now been used by over 15 million men and has attracted plenty of publicity. As a biochemist however, you'll probably want to go one step further. This review will take a closer look at the interesting biochemical details of how sildenafil works.
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Male erectile dysfunction: The biochemistry of ViagraTM
Biochem (Lond) (2002) 24 (2): 16–18.
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Peter Stacey, Natalie Mount; Male erectile dysfunction: The biochemistry of ViagraTM. Biochem (Lond) 1 April 2002; 24 (2): 16–18. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/BIO02402016
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