negative acute phase reactant

negative acute phase reactant

Any of the molecules produced in ↓ amounts during the acute phase reaction–eg, albumin, alpha-fetoprotein, α2-HS glycoprotein, transferrin, transthyretin/negative acute phase protein. See Acute phase protein.
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