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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BFBO at a concentration of 10 [micro]g/ml significantly potentiated the relaxation in response to cyclic GMP-elevating vasodilators such as atrial natriuretic peptide and SNP in rings without endothelium (Figs.
Effect of Atrial natriuretic peptide and cyclic GMP phosphodiesterase inhibition on collagen synthesis by adult cardiac fibroblast.
59% of the cells expressed cardiac troponin T and atrial natriuretic peptide (table 1).
According to the company, the US Patent 8,580,746, entitled 'Amide Linkage Cyclic Natriuretic Peptide Constructs,' has composition of matter claims to a novel series of mimetics of atrial natriuretic peptide.
Influence of exogenous atrial natriuretic peptide on the nocturnal hypothalamicpituitary- adrenal axis and sleep in healthy men.
Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and brain natriuretc peptide (BNP) are protein hormones secreted by the heart when it becomes overloaded.
Plasma concentrations of aminoterminal pro atrial natriuretic peptide and aminoterminal pro brain natriuretic peptide in healthy neonates: marked and rapid increase after birth.
Plasma atrial natriuretic peptide and brain natriuretic peptide are increased in septic shock: impact of interleukin-6 and sepsis-associated left ventricular dysfunction.
Jon Vogel and colleagues at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, cultured fibroblasts and keratinocytes - the principal cells of the skin - and introduced into their genomes the gene for atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), which is naturally released by cells in the heart.
The first natriuretic peptide described, atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP), was characterized by experiments in which supernatants from rat atrial wall homogenates were injected into healthy rats, generating potent sodium, chloride, urine and potassium excretion (12, 13).
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