Natriuretic Peptides B

Known as: Gamma-Brain Natriuretic Peptide, Natriuretic peptide.B, proBNP 
Natriuretic peptides B (134 aa, ~15 kDa) is encoded by the human NPPB gene. This protein is involved in the maintenance of cardiac homeostasis.
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1993-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES These studies describe molecular forms of circulating B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) as well as their biological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES This study sought to characterize factors influencing amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and to… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVES This study sought to explore the role of new biomarkers in heart failure (HF). BACKGROUND We investigated the… (More)
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2006
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2006
STUDY OBJECTIVES Baseline prognostic assessment in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) may help in the selection of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT B-type natriuretic peptides have been shown to predict cardiovascular disease in apparently healthy individuals but their… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND The association between higher body mass index (BMI) and lower B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) level is thought to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Most patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) develop cardiovascular complications. Natriuretic peptides are novel… (More)
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2005
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2005
BACKGROUND Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal (NT)-proBNP have recently emerged as promising parameters for risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) is responsible for a huge burden in hospital care. Our goal was to evaluate the value of N-terminal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is a marker of ventricular dysfunction and can be used to assess prognosis in heart… (More)
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