hBNP

AcronymDefinition
hBNPHuman Brain Natriuretic Peptide
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The loss of shallow coral cover at HBNP is not uniform, with some areas being affected more than others.
In vitro kinetic data for hANP, hBNP, and hCNP incubated with purified human NEP were ([K.sub.cat]/[K.sub.m]) CNP 7.85 > ANP 5.12 > BNP 0.53 (8).
* Comment: This form of hBNP, produced by the left ventricle in response to heart failure, increases cardiac output by relaxing arteries and veins.
Comment: This form of hBNP produced by the left ventricle in response to heart failure, increases cardiac output by relaxing arteries and veins.