Brain Natriuretic Peptide

Last Updated: July 18, 2023

Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP, B-type natriuretic peptide) is a protein produced by the heart and blood vessels that is commonly used as a diagnostic biomarker for heart failure. BNP release is triggered in response to cardiac stress and has several biological functions that work to counter the effects of heart failure.

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