Dendroaspis natriuretic peptide   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 9070

Abbreviated name: DNP
Comment: Dendroaspis natriuretic peptide, a snake venom ligand, shares structural similarity to the other known natriuretic peptides, atrial, brain, and C-type natriuretic peptides, in that they all have a 17 amino acid ring structure created by a single disulphide bond [1]. It is natriuretic and diuretic and is a potent activator of cGMP. It causes vasodilation, with beneficial cardiovascular and renal properties in vivo [2].
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Compound class Peptide or derivative
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GtoPdb PubChem SID 315661155