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Acute phase protein

Introduction: Acute phase protein

Description of Acute phase protein

Acute phase protein: blood proteins that are produced in response to acute illness; including fibrinogen, ceruloplasmin, certain enzyme inhibitors and C reactive protein.
Source: CRISP

Acute phase protein: Proteins that are secreted into the blood in increased or decreased quantities by hepatocytes in response to trauma, inflammation, or disease. These proteins can serve as inhibitors or mediators of the inflammatory processes. Certain acute-phase proteins have been used to diagnose and follow the course of diseases or as tumor markers.
Source: MeSH 2007

Acute phase protein: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Acute phase protein:

  • Acute-Phase Reactants
  • Proteins, Acute-Phase
  • Reactants, Acute-Phase

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Acute phase protein

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Acute phase protein can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Acute phase protein:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Acute phase protein

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