Immunogen sequence: APETAVLGAE LSAVGENGGE KPTPSPPWRL RRSKRCSCSS LMDKECVYFC HLDIIWVNTP EHVVPYGLGS PRSKRALENL LPTKATDREN RCQCASQKDK KCWNFCQAGK ELRAEDIMEK DWNNHKKGKD CSKLGKKCIY QQLVRGRKIR RSSEEHLRQT RSETMRNSVK SSFHDPKLKG KPSRERYVTH NRAHW; Positive Samples: Mouse lung, Rat lung
The protein encoded by this gene is proteolytically processed to release a secreted peptide termed endothelin 1. This peptide is a potent vasoconstrictor and is produced by vascular endothelial cells. Endothelin 1 also can affect the central nervous system. Two transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Big endothelin 1; Big endothelin-1; Big ET; Big ET 1; Big ET1; BigET; Endothelin-1; Et; ET-1; PPET1; preproendothelin; Preproendothelin-1
Gene Aliases: ARCND3; EDN1; ET-1; ET1; HDLCQ7; PPET1; preproET; QME