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Substance Name: Natriuretic peptide, brain
RN: 114471-18-0


  • A PEPTIDE that is secreted by the BRAIN and the HEART ATRIA, stored mainly in cardiac ventricular MYOCARDIUM. It can cause NATRIURESIS; DIURESIS; VASODILATION; and inhibits secretion of RENIN and ALDOSTERONE. It improves heart function. It contains 32 AMINO ACIDS.

Classification Codes

  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Natriuretic Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Natriuretic peptide, brain

MeSH Heading

  • Natriuretic peptide, brain


  • B-Tye natriuretic peptide
  • BNP
  • Brain natriuretic factor
  • Brain natriuretic peptide
  • UNII-07Y2V56IUP

Systematic Name

  • Natriuretic factor, brain

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 114471-18-0


  • 07Y2V56IUP

System Generated Number

  • 0114471180