NPPA

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NPPA

A gene on chromosome 1p36.21 that encodes a member of the natriuretic peptide family, which control extracellular fluid volume and electrolyte homeostasis.
 
Molecular pathology
NPPA mutations are associated with atrial fibrillation familial type 6.
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Plasma levels of atrial and brain natriuretic peptides as indicators of recovery of left ventricular systolic function after coronary artery bypass.
Natriuretic peptides as markers of mild forms of left ventricular dysfunction: effects of assays on diagnostic performance of markers.