brain natriuretic peptide   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 4890

Abbreviated name: BNP
Synonyms: BNP(1-32) | BNP-32 | brain natriuretic peptide 32 | Natrecor®
Approved drug
brain natriuretic peptide is an approved drug (FDA (2001))
Comment: Nesiritide is the recombinant form of human brain natriuretic peptide.
Species: Human
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1. Olson LJ, Lowe DG, Drewett JG. (1996)
Novel natriuretic peptide receptor/guanylyl cyclase A-selective agonist inhibits angiotensin II- and forskolin-evoked aldosterone synthesis in a human zona glomerulosa cell line.
Mol Pharmacol, 50 (2): 430-5. [PMID:8700153]
2. Suga S, Nakao K, Hosoda K, Mukoyama M, Ogawa Y, Shirakami G, Arai H, Saito Y, Kambayashi Y, Inouye K. (1992)
Receptor selectivity of natriuretic peptide family, atrial natriuretic peptide, brain natriuretic peptide, and C-type natriuretic peptide.
Endocrinology, 130 (1): 229-39. [PMID:1309330]