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

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Comparative bioactivity of atrial and brain natriuretic peptides in an ovine model of heart failure.
The recent researches suggested that,7,8 brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) which was a natural antagonist for renin angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS) could produce antagonistic effect on myocardial cell, endothelin in cardiac fibroblast and vascular smooth muscle cell, norepinephrine and aldosterone.
Rapid transcriptional activation and early mRNA turnover of brain natriuretic peptide in cardiocyte hypertrophy.
Can brain natriuretic peptide predict the outcome in patients with acute pulmonary embolism?
Esler, "Effects of intravenous brain natriuretic peptide on regional sympathetic activity in patients with chronic heart failure as compared with healthy control subjects," Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol.
Combination of heart-type fatty acid binding protein and brain natriuretic peptide can reliably risk stratify patients hospitalized for chronic heart failure," Circulation Journal, vol.
In vivo metabolism of brain natriuretic peptide in the rat involves endopeptidase 24.
Comparative measurement of Nterminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and brain natriuretic peptide in ambulatory patients with hear 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.
The utility of natriuretic peptides (NPs)--both brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal prohormone brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP)--as an aid in diagnosing congestive heart failure (CHF) is well known.
Evaluation of brain natriuretic peptide as marker of left ventricular dysfunction and hypertrophy in the population.