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Acute-Phase Proteins

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.

Year introduced: 1987

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Tree Number(s): D12.776.124.050

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  • Acute Phase Proteins
  • Proteins, Acute-Phase
  • Proteins, Acute Phase
  • Reactants, Acute-Phase
  • Reactants, Acute Phase
  • Acute-Phase Reactants
  • Acute Phase Reactants
  • Acute-Phase Protein
  • Acute Phase Protein
  • Protein, Acute-Phase
  • Acute-Phase Glycoproteins
  • Acute Phase Glycoproteins
  • Glycoproteins, Acute-Phase

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