"Acute-Phase Proteins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Acute-Phase Proteins
- 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
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Acute-Phase Proteins" by people in Profiles.
Predictive Role of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocaline in Donor-Specific Antibody-Positive and Donor-Specific Antibody-Negative Renal Transplant Patients. Transplant Proc. 2015 Jul-Aug; 47(6):1688-91.
Characterization of IL-22 and antimicrobial peptide production in mice protected against pulmonary Cryptococcus neoformans infection. Microbiology (Reading). 2014 Jul; 160(Pt 7):1440-1452.
Correcting for inflammation changes estimates of iron deficiency among rural Kenyan preschool children. J Nutr. 2012 Jan; 142(1):105-11.
Growth hormone-induced nuclear translocation of Stat-3 decreases with age: modulation by caloric restriction. Am J Physiol. 1996 Nov; 271(5 Pt 1):E903-9.