Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Gabay, C. and Kushner, I. 2001. Acute-phase Proteins. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Acute-phase proteins form part of the systemic acute-phase response which accompanies inflammation. Their synthesis by hepatocytes is primarily regulated by inflammation-associated cytokines and their presumed functions are highly variable and diverse.
- acute-phase proteins;
- acute-phase response;