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Acute-Phase Proteins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acute-Phase Proteins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.050
Unique ID
D000209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000209
Annotation
blood proteins; /‌biosyn /‌drug eff /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Phase Reactant
Acute-Phase Glycoprotein
Acute-Phase Glycoproteins
Acute-Phase Protein
Acute-Phase Reactant
Acute-Phase Reactants
Proteins, Acute-Phase
Reactants, Acute-Phase
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WH 400
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1966-1986)
C-Reactive Protein (1966-1986)
Glycoproteins (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/14
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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