NMU encodes the human gene, Neuromedin U. It may also be known as: Neuromedin-U; NmU-25; Neuromedin-U-25; prepro-NMU. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 174 and a mass of 19.7 kDa. NMU is a member of the NmU family. Homologs of this gene exist in other organisms, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Frog, Chicken.