Acute phase proteins (APPs) are blood proteins that are an integral part of acute phase responses (APR). The APR is a part of the innate host defense system which is triggered by tissue damage and inflammation caused by infectious, immunologic, or neoplastic agents. Of the well-characterized APPs, C-reactive protein (CRP) and serum amyloid A (SAA) show significantly elevated levels after inflammatory irritation, surgical trauma, or inflammatory diseases, and are used as routine markers to evaluate inflammation in many diseases. (1-9)
Anti-Acute Phase Protein Antibodies
|Product||Catalog #||Price (USD)|
|Mouse Anti-Canine CRP IgG Monoclonal Antibody, Clone 4D3C1||7110||175.00|
|Mouse Anti-Feline SAA IgG Monoclonal Antibody, Clone 8C6C10||7111||175.00|
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