atrial natriuretic peptide

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atrial natriuretic peptide

n.
A peptide hormone that is produced by the right atrium of the heart in response to elevated blood pressure and stimulates the excretion of sodium and water by the kidneys. Also called atrial natriuretic factor.
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In another operation ANF Quetta recovered 185 kg Hashish from mountainous area of Pushkan Tehsil Pasni District, Gawadar.
He added that ANF arrested 18 persons including 5 women involved in drug trafficking while seizing 5 vehicles in 19 counter-narcotics strikes conducted across the country.
ANF Quetta carried out an operation at District Qilla Abdullah and seized 850 kg Hashish.
In another operation, ANF Rawalpindi intercepted a Motorcycle near Sajawal Chowk, GT Road, Attock and recovered 1.
The ANF said that 884 cases related to drug trafficking were decided, of which 848 cases met conviction; a 96pc successful conviction rate.
Addressing the conference, Director-General ANF Maj-Gen Musarrat Nawaz Malik directed his subordinates to do everything possible to apprehend those involved in distribution of drugs to students.
According to details, ANF raided a desolate site located at Killi Brabcha, Tehsil and amp; District Chagi and seized 4350 Kg Morphine which was concealed in a seasonal stream.
These hotels were sold by ANF Immobilier Hotels (AIH) , a subsidiary of ANF Immobilier, Eurazeo and Caisse d'Epargne Provence Alpes-Corse, to SCPI Laffitte PIERRE.
Ensuring that every nurse, midwife and assistant in nursing receives pay and conditions reflective of their extensive level of skill and education is a priority for the ANF.
In fourth operation ANF Quetta intercepted a Land Cruiser near Palantak District Panjgur and recovered 15 Kg Heroin.
In third operation, ANF Quetta recovered 5 Kg Hashish, which resulted arrest of a drug peddler namely accused Noor Mohammad resident of Quetta.