natriuretic


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natriuretic

[¦nā·trē·yu̇′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
A medicinal agent which inhibits reabsorption of cations, particularly sodium, from urine.
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The natriuretic peptide testing is an established tool in diagnosing, prognosticating, and guiding treatment of patients with HF.
The role of natriuretic peptides in cardiovascular homeostasis is well established.
[4.] Suzukia, Yamazaki T, Yazaki Y The role of the natriuretic peptides in the cardiovascular system.
Natriuretic peptide levels were similar in patients with normal diastolic function (n=16; NT-proBNP: median, 168 pmol/L; interquartile range, 118 to 289 pmol/L), an impaired relaxation pattern (n=24; NT-proBNP: median, 269 pmol/L; interquartile range, 164 to 778 pmol/L) or a pseudonormal pattern (n=5; NT-proBNP: median, 846 pmol/L; interquartile range, 398 to 2867 pmol/L).
Physical Activity in Older Men: Longitudinal Associations with Inflammatory and Hemostatic Biomarkers, N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide, and Onset of Coronary Heart Disease and Mortality.
Seven single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in genes within the natriuretic peptide system were selected from those reported in genome-wide association studies to either affect circulating ANP/BNP concentrations (25) or blood pressure (26) (see Table 1 in the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this article at http://www.clinchem.org/content/vol64/issue2).
The amino-terminal propeptide of C-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proCNP) has mainly been implicated as a paracrine/endocrine factor involved in regulation of endochondral growth (1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14, 15).
[USA], August 26 ( ANI ): Recent research shows that elevated levels of natriuretic peptides in adipose tissue protect against effects of high-fat diet.