B-Type Natriuretic Peptide: Physiologic Role and Assay Characteristics


The discovery of cardiac natriuretic peptides two decades ago has lead to considerable research to investigate their biochemical and physiological properties. Clearly the heart is not just a pump but is also an endocrine organ that together with the kidneys control volume overload. The natriuretic peptides are a group of structurally similar but genetically… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1026182912461


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@article{Azzazy2003BTypeNP, title={B-Type Natriuretic Peptide: Physiologic Role and Assay Characteristics}, author={Hassan M. E. Azzazy and Robert H M Christenson}, journal={Heart Failure Reviews}, year={2003}, volume={8}, pages={315-320} }