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C-Reactive Protein and its applications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-An Overview

@inproceedings{Imran2017CReactivePA,
  title={C-Reactive Protein and its applications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery-An Overview},
  author={Mohammed A. Imran and Akshay Shetty and K VivekG. and Adil Shafath and N. Vaibhav},
  year={2017}
}
C-reactive protein (CRP) was discovered by Tillet and Francis in 1930 as a substance in the serum of patients with acute inflammation that reacted with the C polysaccharide of pneumococcus. C-reactive protein (CRP) is an acute phase protein which reflects a measure of the acute phase response. CRP, which is present in only small amounts in healthy individuals, is involved in several processes of the unspecific immunologic defense. The serum levels of CRP raises with infection making it a… Expand

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