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atrial natriuretic factor

Atrial natriuretic factor receptor

The atrial natriuretic factor receptor is generic term for the natriuretic peptide receptor system which actually consists of at least three isoforms:

  • NPRA ()
  • NPRB ()
  • NPRC ()

These receptors bind the Atrial, Brain and C-type natriuretic peptides (ANP, BNP and CNP respectively).

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