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Natriuretic Peptide, C-Type MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Natriuretic Peptide, C-Type
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.584.750
D12.644.548.585.750
Unique ID
D020098
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020098
Scope Note
A PEPTIDE of 22 amino acids, derived mainly from cells of VASCULAR ENDOTHELIUM. It is also found in the BRAIN, major endocrine glands, and other tissues. It shares structural homology with ATRIAL NATRIURETIC FACTOR. It has vasorelaxant activity thus is important in the regulation of vascular tone and blood flow. Several high molecular weight forms containing the 22 amino acids have been identified.
Entry Term(s)
C-Type Natriuretic Peptide
C-Type Natriuretic Peptide-22
C-Type Natriuretic Peptide-53
CNP-22
CNP-53
Pharm Action
Natriuretic Agents
Registry Number
127869-51-6
Previous Indexing
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1990-1994)
Proteins (1995-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE was indexed under PROTEINS 1995-98 & NERVE TISSUE PROTEINS 1990-94
History Note
99; use C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (NM) 1990-98
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Natriuretic Peptide, C-Type Preferred
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