ANFC_HUMAN Protein

Name C-type natriuretic peptide
Description Hormone which plays a role in endochondral ossification through regulation of cartilaginous growth plate chondrocytes proliferation and differentiation. May also be vasoactive and natriuretic. Specifically binds and stimulates the cGMP production of the NPR2 receptor. Binds the clearance receptor NPR3 (By similarity).
UniProt ID P23582
Gene NPPC