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Natriuretic Peptide, Brain MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Natriuretic Peptide, Brain
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.584.625
D12.644.548.585.625
D12.776.631.590
Unique ID
D020097
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020097
Scope Note
A PEPTIDE that is secreted by the BRAIN and the HEART ATRIA, stored mainly in cardiac ventricular MYOCARDIUM. It can cause NATRIURESIS; DIURESIS; VASODILATION; and inhibits secretion of RENIN and ALDOSTERONE. It improves heart function. It contains 32 AMINO ACIDS.
Entry Term(s)
B-Type Natriuretic Peptide
BNP Gene Product
BNP-32
Brain Natriuretic Peptide
Brain Natriuretic Peptide-32
Natrecor
Natriuretic Factor-32
Natriuretic Peptide Type-B
Nesiritide
Type-B Natriuretic Peptide
Ventricular Natriuretic Peptide, B-type
Pharm Action
Natriuretic Agents
Registry Number
114471-18-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Natriuretic factor, brain
Previous Indexing
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1988-1998)
Public MeSH Note
1999; BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE was indexed under NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 1988-1998; NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE TYPE-B was indexed under ATRIAL NATRIURETIC FACTOR 1994-2003; NESIRITIDE was indexed under NATRIURETIC HORMONE 2003; VENTRICULAR NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, B-TYPE was indexed under ATRIAL NATRIURETIC FACTOR 1994-2003.
History Note
1999, use BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (NM) 1988-1998; use NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, BRAIN (NM) for NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE TYPE-B 1994-2003; use NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, BRAIN (NM) for NESIRITIDE 2003; for VENTRICULAR NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, B-TYPE use NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE, BRAIN (NM) 1994-2003.
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Natriuretic Peptide, Brain Preferred
Ventricular Natriuretic Peptide, B-type Narrower
Natrecor Narrower
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