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Chemical Endothelin-3

Name Endothelin-3
Equivalent Terms Big Endothelin 3 | Big Endothelin-3 | Endothelin 3 | Endothelin 3, Big | Endothelin-3, Big
Definition A 21-amino acid peptide that circulates in the plasma, but its source is not known. Endothelin-3 has been found in high concentrations in the brain and may regulate important functions in neurons and astrocytes, such as proliferation and development. It also is found throughout the gastrointestinal tract and in the lung and kidney. (N Eng J Med 1995;333(6):356-63)
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D019334
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Endothelins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Endothelin-3

Top ↑ Descendants

  EDN3 protein, human
  Waardenburg Syndrome, Type 4b