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Descriptor English:   Acute-Phase Proteins 
Descriptor Spanish:   Proteínas de Fase Aguda 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Proteínas da Fase Aguda 
Synonyms English:   Acute Phase Glycoproteins
Acute Phase Protein
Acute Phase Proteins
Acute Phase Reactants
Acute-Phase Glycoproteins
Acute-Phase Protein
Acute-Phase Reactants
Glycoproteins, Acute-Phase
Protein, Acute-Phase
Proteins, Acute Phase
Proteins, Acute-Phase
Reactants, Acute Phase
Reactants, Acute-Phase  
Tree Number:   D12.776.124.050
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   blood proteins; /biosyn /drug eff /physiol permitted
History Note English:   87 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency DE drug effects
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   22307 
Unique Identifier:   D000209 

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