NPPB

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NPPB

A gene on chromosome 1p36.21 that encodes C-type natriuretic peptide, which has potent natriuretic, diuretic and vasodilating activities; it is implicated in fluid homeostasis and blood pressure control.
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Market insight was collected from scientific conference attendance, including the American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting, as well as face-to-face meetings with key opinion leaders on the clinical diagnosis of cardiac troponin and natriuretic protein.
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