C-type natriuretic peptide

Ligand id: 4896

Name: C-type natriuretic peptide

Abbreviated name: CNP

Species: Human

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Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Neuropeptides
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
NPPC natriuretic peptide C Human prepro- C-type natriuretic peptide CNP, natriuretic peptide precursor C
Synonyms
CNP-22
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000163273 (Hs)
Human Protein Atlas ENSG00000163273 (Hs)
UniProtKB P23582 (Hs)
Wikipedia C-type_natriuretic_peptide
Comments
CNP is a a positive regulator of endochondral bone growth, and prevents dwarfism in mouse models of achondroplasia [2].