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Acute phase reaction

Introduction: Acute phase reaction

Description of Acute phase reaction

Acute phase reaction: Process involving non-antibody proteins whose concentrations in the plasma increase in response to infection or injury of homeothermic animals. [ISBN:0198506732]
Source: Diseases Database

Acute phase reaction: An early local inflammatory reaction to insult or injury that consists of fever, an increase in inflammatory humoral factors, and an increased synthesis by hepatocytes of a number of proteins or glycoproteins usually found in the plasma.
Source: MeSH 2007

Acute phase reaction: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Acute phase reaction:

  • Acute-Phase State
  • Reaction, Acute-Phase
  • Response, Acute-Phase

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Acute phase reaction

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Acute phase reaction

The following list attempts to classify Acute phase reaction into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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