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amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another

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Impact of Body Mass Index on the Accuracy of N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Brain Natriuretic Peptide for Predicting Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction.
D and E, Expressions of brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) in cardiac tissue and serum were detected by immunohistochemistry and ELISA.
Shirakami et al., "Rapid ventricular induction of brain natriuretic peptide gene expression in experimental acute myocardial infarction," Circulation, vol.
Atar, "N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide predicts mortality in patients with end-stage renal disease in hemodialysis," Kidney International, vol.
Zaaroor, "Alteration in brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) plasma concentration following severe traumatic brain injury," Acta Neurochirurgica, vol.
Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a member of the natriuretic peptide family, has vasodilatory functions [9], and has various renoprotective effects (including renal plasma flow improvement, reduction of sodium reabsorption in the proximal tubule and collecting duct, and lowering of plasma levels of several vasoconstrictors) [10].
Brain natriuretic peptide is produced in cardiac fibroblasts and induces matrix metalloproteinases.
Spanuth et al., "N-terminal pro brain natriuretic peptide in the management of patients in the medical emergency department (PROMPT): correlation with disease severity, utilization of hospital resources, and prognosis in a large, prospective, randomized multicentre trial," European Journal of Heart Failure, vol.
Biochemical tests revealed increased brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) level 3880 pg/mL (N: 0-100).
Effects of valsartan on circulating brain natriuretic peptide and norepinephrine in symptomatic chronic heart failure.
Brain natriuretic peptide is a polypeptide consisting of 32 amino acids and a hormone released from the ventricles of the heart in case of hemodynamic stress and congestive heart failure Turkish Archives of Pediatrics, published by Galenos Publishing (4-6).
Other subjects are plasma brain natriuretic peptide as a predictor of mortality in congestive heart failure, and using a hybrid bio-impedance approach to monitor pulmonary edema in congestive heart failure patients.
ORLANDO -- High blood levels of a brain natriuretic peptide were associated with poor cognitive function in a study of 950 community-dwelling, healthy, elderly adults.
The initial discovery of the peptide in brain resulted in the name brain natriuretic peptide and the acronym BNP.