heart fatty acid-binding protein


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heart fatty acid-binding protein

Abbreviation: H-FABP
A biomarker in the serum of patients with injury to myocardial cells. It is present in the serum within about an hour after heart muscle cells are deprived of blood.
See also: protein
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Rat heart fatty acid-binding protein content is increased in experimental diabetes.
Characterization, chromosomal localization, and genetic variation of the porcine heart fatty acid-binding protein gene.
Heart fatty acid-binding protein and myoglobin can accurately detect successful reperfusion as early as 15 min after reperfusion [Abstract].

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