Carbon monoxide could fight disease

 作者:向绚     |      日期:2019-03-02 03:16:00
By Andy Coghlan Carbon monoxide, that notorious killer, could also be a life-saver. A small quantity of the gas given to people with a potentially fatal lung disease led to signs of improvement in their condition. It is also showing promise for treating other chronic and acute inflammatory conditions. At high concentrations, carbon monoxide (CO) displaces oxygen from red blood cells, and in effect kills by asphyxiation. Its healing effects have emerged in ongoing experiments in animals,