Bennett Et Al 1991 Natriuretic Peptides


FIGURE 15-10 Structural organization of atrial natriuretic peptides and their receptors. (A) Structural homology of the A, B, and C types of human ANP. In the 17-membered ring, amino acids that are identical are shown as open circles. Abbreviations: ANP, atrial natriuretic peptide; BNP, brain natriuretic peptide; CNP, C-type natriuretic peptide. Modified with permission from Sudoh et al. (1990). (B) Schematic representation of receptor classes for human ANP. Note: The terminology for designation of the receptors ANPR-A, ANPR-B, and ANPR-C does not coincide with the terminology for their preferred ligands ANP, BNP, and CNP. The solid lines connect the respective natriuretic peptide with its preferred receptor(s). TM: transmembrane region of the receptor. Modified with permission from Koller, J. K., Lowe, D. G., Bennett G. L. et al. (1991). Selective activation of the B-natriuretic peptide receptor by c-type natriuretic peptide (CNP). Science 252. 120-123.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Cure Tennis Elbow Without Surgery

Cure Tennis Elbow Without Surgery

Everything you wanted to know about. How To Cure Tennis Elbow. Are you an athlete who suffers from tennis elbow? Contrary to popular opinion, most people who suffer from tennis elbow do not even play tennis. They get this condition, which is a torn tendon in the elbow, from the strain of using the same motions with the arm, repeatedly. If you have tennis elbow, you understand how the pain can disrupt your day.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment