Cross-reacting protein | definition of cross-reacting protein by Medical dictionary
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cross-reacting protein (CRP),
an antigen that can combine with antibodies that were elicited by different antigens, or an antibody that can combine with antigens other than the one that elicited its formation.
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The cross-reacting proteins
of 25, 27, and 39 kD were primarily observed in the albumin fraction (Fig.