Acute phase response of plasma proteins in analbuminemic rats.

In healthy Nagase analbuminemic rats (NAR), the highest degree of relative increase in serum protein concentration was found for alpha-2-macroglobulin, the most prominent acute phase protein in rats. Its levels were about 30- and 60-fold higher in males and females, respectively, than those in the control Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats. In terms of absolute… CONTINUE READING