pregnancy-associated plasma protein A


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pregnancy-associated plasma protein A

Abbreviation: PAPP-A
A plasma protein that is used as a screening test between 8 and 14 weeks gestation; diminished levels of the protein suggest an increased risk for Down syndrome, intrauterine growth retardation, preeclampsia, and stillbirth.
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Intravenous administration of low molecular weight and unfractionated heparin elicits a rapid increase in serum pregnancy-associated plasma protein A.
Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A and its endogenous inhibitor, the proform of eosinophil major basic protein (proMBP), are related to complexstenosis morphology in patients with stable angina pectoris.
Molecular distinction of circulating pregnancy-associated plasma protein A in myocardial infarction and pregnancy.
Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against pregnancy-associated plasma protein A.
Can pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) predict the outcome of pregnancy in women with threatened abortion and confirmed fetal viability?
However, several markers such as pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) [8-131, free (3-hCG [8-9,131, dimeric inhibin [13,141, pregnancy-specific glycoprotein 1 (Schwangerschaftsprotein 1; SP1) [11,15,161, and un-conjugated estriol [13,171 have been shown to be useful in maternal serum screening for DS in the first trimester.
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