Literature associating NPPC and hypochondroplasia
C-type natriuretic peptide; Hormone which plays a role in endochondral ossification through regulation of cartilaginous growth plate chondrocytes proliferation and differentiation. May also be vasoactive and natriuretic. Specifically binds and stimulates the cGMP production of the NPR2 receptor. Binds the clearance receptor NPR3 (By similarity); Endogenous ligands
Synonyms: NPPC, E5LCN7, P23582, CNP2, E5LCN7p ...