C-reactive protein


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C-reactive protein

[¦sē rē‚ak·tiv ′prō‚tēn]
(immunology)
A plasma protein that is present normally in low concentration, and after trauma or infection in much higher concentration; the biological function is unknown.
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The effect of zinc supplementation on plasma C-reactive protein concentrations: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
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Serum C-reactive protein was detected by kit provided by Bio-Check USA on Elisa Reader Bio Tek ELX-800.