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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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Made in the heart, atrial and B-type natriuretic peptides (NPs) are hormones that were originally discovered to modulate salt and water to control blood pressure.
Endogenous natriuretic factors 7: biospecificity of a natriuretic gamma-tocopherol metabolite LLU-alpha.
All natriuretic peptides in humans contain a preserved ring structure of 17 amino acid residues and form an intramolecular disulfide bond, which presumably is responsible for receptor binding.
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).
Blood N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels were higher in cases than the controls (pless than 0.
The company added that the US Patent 8,580,747, entitled 'Cyclic Natriuretic Peptide Constructs,' has composition of matter claims relating to its PL-3994 natriuretic peptide receptor-A agonist for treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary indications.
Recommendations for the use of natriuretic peptides in acute cardiac care, A position statement from the Study Group on Biomarkers in Cardiology of the ESC Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care.
Natriuretic peptide levels can reflect LV systolic [27,28] and diastolic function [23,29,30].
After blood samples of all subjects were collected, BNP levels were measured with microelisa method using "Brain Natriuretic Peptide-32 (Human) EIA KIT" kit (Phoneix Pharmaceuticals, INC.
Preclinical and clinical data have shown that the natriuretic peptide class can act on multiple disease processes that play a role in the negative outcomes associated with heart failure.