BNP
Description Cardiac hormone which may function as a paracrine antifibrotic factor in the heart. Also plays a key role in cardiovascular homeostasis through natriuresis, diuresis, vasorelaxation, and inhibition of renin and aldosterone secretion. Specifically binds and stimulates the cGMP production of the NPR1 receptor. Binds the clearance receptor NPR3.   Source
Gene Symbol NPPB Gene
Protein Name Natriuretic peptides B Uniprot
Synonyms BNP; NPPB and 7 more synonyms used to describe this biomarker that Amplion uses in its algorithms.

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