DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating NPW and neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation 6

NPW [ENSP00000330070]

Preproprotein L8; Plays a regulatory role in the organization of neuroendocrine signals accessing the anterior pituitary gland. Stimulates water drinking and food intake. May play a role in the hypothalamic response to stress (By similarity). NPW23 activates GPR7 and GPR8 more efficiently than NPW30; Endogenous ligands

Synonyms:  NPW,  H3BT17,  H3BT42,  Q8N729,  H3BT17p ...

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