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ne·op·ter·in

(nē-op'tĕr-in),
A pteridine present in body fluids; elevated levels result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections (especially as in AIDS).
[neo- + G. pteron, wing, + -in]

ne·op·ter·in

(nē-op'tĕr-in)
A pteridine present in body fluids; elevated levels result from immune system activation, malignant disease, allograft rejection, and viral infections (especially as in AIDS).
[neo- + G. pteron, wing, + -in]
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To date, there have been studies investigating the potential of several biomarkers in Turkish patients with AD such as proinflammatory cytokines (23-25), neopterin (23), resistin (24) as well as brain-derived neurotrophic factor, complement factor H (25), and leptin (26).
Further evaluation of HPA occurring as a secondary consequence of a defect in the metabolism or regeneration of BH4 is done through analysis of urine or blood neopterin, biopterin and measurement of DHPR activity.
CSF CXCL10, CXCL9, and neopterin as candidate prognostic biomarkers for HTLV-1-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis.
We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic value of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte count ratio (NLCR), neopterin, pro-adrenomedullin (pro-ADM) and the other infection markers to predict bacteremia in patients with SIRS, sepsis and severe sepsis/septic shock.
(2014) Increased platelet oxidative metabolism, blood oxidative stress and neopterin levels after ultra-endurance exercise.
Diagnostic and prognostic value of inflammatory parameters including neopterin in the setting of pneumonia, COPD, and acute exacerbations.
Other independent risk factors, such as elevated urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor plasma level, interleukin 6, pentraxin-3, indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase, cell-free DNA, Mac-2 binding protein, cerebrospinal fluid neopterin concentration, and urine GATA-3 mRNA level, have been reported in the literature (14,32,35,40-42).
Utility of measuring serum levels of anti PGL-1 antibody, neopterin and c-reactive protein in monitoring leprosy patients during multidrug treatment and reactions.
Other molecules studied as biomarkers include adrenomedullin, provasopressin, natriuretic peptides (ANP and BNP), endotelin-1, neopterin, proadrenomedullin (proADM), and presepsin (CD-14).
In particular, diminished breakdown of phenylalanine (Phe) to tyrosine (Tyr) has been shown to correlate with the expression of neopterin, as well as with HIV-RNA levels and CD4 counts in HIV-infected individuals [156, 157].
Selvaggi et al., "Probiotics differently affect gut-associated lymphoid tissue indolamine-2,3-dioxygenase mRNA and cerebrospinal fluid neopterin levels in antiretroviral-treated HIV-1 infected patients: a pilot study," International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol.