Dendroaspis natriuretic peptide

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A natriuretic peptide (DNP, 38 aa) that has structural similarities with atrial, brain and C-type natriuretic peptides and that was isolated from the venom of the green mamba Dendroaspis angusticeps. Selective for atrial natriuretic peptide receptor A (natriuretic peptide receptor 1).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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