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Mesh term Apelin

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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

Description

A 77 amino acid secreted endogenous ligand for the angiotensin II receptor-like 1 protein (APELIN RECEPTOR) that is proteolytically cleaved into four smaller peptides: Apelin-36, Apelin-31, Apelin-28, and Apelin-13. It inhibits entry of HIV into cells that express both APJ and CD4 ANTIGEN and is highly expressed in breast milk, where it may modulate the neonatal immune response.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-310 bff9d975ec7f2d302586822146c2801dd4449aad