Steinbusch, Contents. Preface. List of contributors. I. Nitric oxide synthase and the production of nitric oxide (L.J. Ignarro and A. Jacobs). II. Histochemistry of nitric oxide synthase in the central nervous system (S.R. Vincent). III. Comparative and developmental neuroanatomical aspects of the NO system (J.R. Alonso, R. Arévalo, E. Weruaga, A. Porteros, J.G. Briñón and I. Aijón). IV. Nitric oxide in the retina (W.D.D. Eldred). V. Nitric oxide signaling in the hypothalamus (B. Woodside and S. Amir). VI. Nitric oxide systems in the medulla oblongata and their involvement in autonomic control (T.F.C. Batten, L. Atkinson and J. Deuchars). VII. Nitric oxide in the peripheral autonomic nervous system (H.M. Young, C.R. Anderson, J.B. Furness). VIII. The nitric oxide system in the urogenital tract (M.S. Davidoff, R. Middendorff). IX. Response of nitric oxide synthase to neuronal injury (W. Wu). X. Nitric oxide -- cGMP signaling in the rat brain (J. De Vente and H.W. M. Steinbusch). XI. Invertebrate models for studying NO-mediated signaling (N. Scholz J.W. Truman).