Literature associating NPPA and heart disease
Cardiodilatin-related peptide; Hormone playing a key role in cardiovascular homeostasis through regulation of natriuresis, diuresis, and vasodilation. Also plays a role in female pregnancy by promoting trophoblast invasion and spiral artery remodeling in uterus. Specifically binds and stimulates the cGMP production of the NPR1 receptor. Binds the clearance receptor NPR3; Belongs to the natriuretic peptide family.
Synonyms: NPPA, B0ZBE8, P01160, ANP, B0ZBE8p ...