CRP


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CRP

abbr.
1. carbon-reinforced plastic
2. C-reactive protein

CRP

(in India) abbreviation for
(Law) Central Reserve Police

CRP

abbreviation for
(Biochemistry) C-reactive protein; a chemical in the blood that can be measured to indicate inflammation in the body and a person's risk of suffering a heart attack

CRP

C-reactive protein.
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Noun1.CRP - a byproduct of inflammation; a globulin that is found in the blood in some cases of acute inflammation
serum globulin - globulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood
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The biological effects of CRP are not attributable to endotoxin contamination: evidence from TLR4 knockdown human aortic endothelial cells.
In ASCOT (Anglo-Scandinavian Cardiac Outcomes Trial), combining a baseline determination of CRP with a standard Framingham Risk Score did not significantly enhance the ability to predict future cardiovascular disease events beyond that provided by Framingham score alone.
CRP is one of the acute phase reactants whose levels increase in response to inflammation.
Previous studies suggested an association between elevated CRP levels and colon cancer, which fits with the hypothesis that chronic inflammation increases cancer risk.
In the RA cases grouped according to RDW quartiles, there were graded associations of RDW with CRP and ESR, but when divided into anemic and nonanemic cases, there was graded association of RDW with CRP but not with ESR in both groups.
The study, a joint effort between Italy's Chieti-Pescara University and the University of Munster, Germany, investigated a subset of 55 patients from a previous osteoarthritis trial of 156 patients who had significantly elevated CRP levels.
Mike commented: "I am delighted to be working for CRP.
Epidemiological studies have suggested that diets high in fibre may help lower CRP levels.
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-[alpha]) are inflammatory cytokines and the main inducers of the secretion of CRP in the liver.
As such, it seems reasonable to assume that--for the original contract holder, at least--the annual CRP payment covers at a minimum the holder's reservation rent.
The perfect synergy between the technical offices of Mitsubishi and CRP permitted the re-design of the component, obtaining an excellent mechanical answer while respecting the requirements of the foundry.