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Adrenomedullin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Adrenomedullin
Tree Number(s)
D06.472.699.077
D12.644.548.017
Unique ID
D053607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053607
Scope Note
A 52-amino acid peptide with multi-functions. It was originally isolated from PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA and ADRENAL MEDULLA but is widely distributed throughout the body including lung and kidney tissues. Besides controlling fluid-electrolyte homeostasis, adrenomedullin is a potent vasodilator and can inhibit pituitary ACTH secretion.
Entry Term(s)
ADM (1-52)
ADM(1-52)
Adrenomedullin (1-52)
PAMP(1-20)NH2
Proadrenomedullin (1-20)
Proadrenomedullin N-Terminal 20 Peptide
Pharm Action
Antihypertensive Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Cardiotonic Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Registry Number
148498-78-6
Previous Indexing
Peptides (1993-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; ADRENOMEDULLIN was indexed under PEPTIDES 1993-2006
History Note
2007 (1993)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Adrenomedullin Preferred
PAMP(1-20)NH2 Related
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