C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is the major natriuretic peptide in human cerebrospinal fluid.

@article{Kaneko1993CtypeNP,
  title={C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is the major natriuretic peptide in human cerebrospinal fluid.},
  author={Tomoyuki Kaneko and Gotaro Shirakami and K. Nakao and Itaru Nagata and Osamu Nakagawa and Norio Hama and Sadao Suga and Satoru Miyamoto and Hideo Kubo and O. Hirai},
  journal={Brain research},
  year={1993},
  volume={612 1-2},
  pages={104-9}
}
In order to investigate whether C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) is present in human cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), we measured CNP-like immunoreactivity (-LI) in human CSF by specific radioimmunoassay (RIA) for CNP. We also measured atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations in human CSF. ANP-LI, BNP-LI, and CNP-LI concentrations of CSF collected from fifteen patients without neurological disorders were 0.20 +/- 0.13, 0.27 +/- 0.10, and 2.13 +/- 0.27 fmol… CONTINUE READING