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BNP

Abbreviation for β-natriuretic peptide; B-type natriuretic peptide; brain natriuretic peptide; brain natriuretic protein.

BNP

abbreviation for brain natriuretic peptide.

BNP

Abbreviation for:
B natriuretic peptide (Medspeak-UK)
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brain natriuretic peptide

BNP

B-type natriuretic peptide, brain natriuretic peptide Physiology A 32-residue peptide hormone produced predominantly in the ventricles, secreted in response to fluid overload–eg, CHF. See Atrial natriuretic peptide.
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Both products of proBNP processing, BNP and NT-proBNP, are currently established as biomarkers of heart failure (HF) and included in international guidelines (3).
BNP Paribas North America is headquartered in New York and has a number of locations in all major US and Canadian financial centres.
Meanwhile in India, BNP Paribas, which is the largest shareholder of Geojit Financial Services, one of the leading Indian retail stock brokers, has renamed the new entity as Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Ltd.
The BNP would ban relationships between people of different races, believing it "mongrelises the white race".
Doctors usually test BNP blood levels to evaluate complaints of breathlessness, chest x-ray abnormalities, edema (excess fluid accumulation, particularly in the legs and ankles), and heart muscle dysfunction, in an effort to determine whether increased heart pressure from heart failure is present.
The greatest advantage to measuring levels of plasma BNP is the ability to diagnose CHF quickly (Prahash & Lynch, 2004).
Ozellikle obez hastalarda VKI bagli bir sekilde BNP ve NTBNP degerlerinin dustugu, bu hastalarda kilo arttikca esik degerlerinin de bir miktar azaldigi bilinmektedir (14).
Ideally, he says, the findings will encourage research into drugs that would offset the effects of high BNP.
On the basis of the results of the BNP test, homogeneous lines for BNP+ or BNP- were evaluated to identify those that were homogeneous for the Ti and ti alleles.
The title sponsorship of the 2008 Taste of Tennis will allow BNP Paribas to reach scores of tennis fans in the U.
Pierre de Villeneuve has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas Cardif, effective 12th October 2013.
4 July 2012 - BNP Paribas (EPA:BNP) said Wednesday that it would rename its factoring activities to BNP Paribas Factoring as part of the ongoing integration of Fortis Commercial Finance which the French bank acquired in October 2011.