1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Brain Natriuretic Peptide Type B. links : Pro-pro BNP, pro BNP, BNP-32, pro-BNP77/08, B405+B288 Atrial and Ventricular cardiomyocites produce proANP (1-126) and proBNP(1-108) rispectively. Which are subsequentely cleaved in Amino Terminal NT terminals with different numer of aminoacids. Myocite stretch and volume overload both stimulate the release of ANP and BNP as well as thir amino-termonal counterparts.


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