NPPB - What does NPPB stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|NPPB||National Potato Promotion Board|
|NPPB||Nederlandse Pitch & Putt Bond (Dutch: Dutch Pitch & Putt Association; Netherlands)|
|NPPB||Natriuretic Peptide Precursor B|
|NPPB||Newbury Park Pony Baseball|
|NPPB||National Plant Pathology Board (American Phytopathological Society)|
|NPPB||National Program for the Prevention of Blindness|
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Researchers found that when they removed Nppb or its nerve cell, mice stopped itching despite being exposed to a wide array of itch-inducing substances.
Mice and humans share similar nervous systems so the scientists say the Nppb molecule is probably present in people - once they have identified the molecule in humans, drugs could be developed to turn off the itch.
The variants are located on two genes called NPPA and NPPB
, which control proteins that relax blood vessels and help the excretion of dietary sodium.