AMBP

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AMBP

A gene on chromosome 9q32-q33 that encodes alpha-1-microglobulin/bikunin precursor protein, which is expressed in liver and secreted in plasma. Alpha-1-microglobulin belongs to the superfamily of lipocalin transport proteins and plays a role in regulating inflammation; bikunin belongs to the superfamily of Kunitz-type protease inhibitors and plays a key role in many physiological and pathological processes, by inhibiting trypsin, plasmin and lysosomal granulocytic elastase, as well as calcium oxalate crystallisation.
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through which Signet will conduct research with immunoassays discovered by Bayer scientists that detect two markers of inflammation, uristatin (Uri) and bikunin (Bik), found in blood and urine.
Discovered by Bayer scientists, the immunoassays detect two markers of inflammation, uristatin (Uri) and bikunin (Bik), found in blood and urine.