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Descriptor English: Natriuretic Peptides
Descriptor Spanish: Péptidos Natriuréticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Peptídeos Natriuréticos
Descriptor French: Peptides natriurétiques
Entry term(s): Natriuretic Peptide
Natriuretic Peptide Hormones
Peptide Hormones, Natriuretic
Peptide, Natriuretic
Peptides, Natriuretic
Tree number(s): D06.472.699.584
D12.644.548.585
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045265
Scope note: Peptides that regulate the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE in the body, also known as natriuretic peptide hormones. Several have been sequenced (ATRIAL NATRIURETIC FACTOR; BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE; C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE).
Annotation: general: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Natriuresis (1976-2003)
Peptides (1976-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 38110
Unique ID: D045265
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Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Natriuretic Peptides - Preferred
Concept UI M0447624
Scope note Peptides that regulate the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE in the body, also known as natriuretic peptide hormones. Several have been sequenced (ATRIAL NATRIURETIC FACTOR; BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE; C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE).
Preferred term Natriuretic Peptides
Entry term(s) Natriuretic Peptide
Natriuretic Peptide Hormones
Peptide Hormones, Natriuretic
Peptide, Natriuretic
Peptides, Natriuretic



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