atrial natriuretic peptide

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Related to Atriopeptin: atrial natriuretic factor

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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Uroguanylin can also be involved in interactions with atriopeptin by potentiating subthreshold doses of both guanylin and atriopeptin when added together to the perfused kidney (87).
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