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alpha-Fetoproteins

Known as: alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), Alpha Fetal Protein, alpha-Fetoproteins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A protein normally produced by a fetus. AFP levels are usually undetectable in the blood of healthy adult men or women (who are not pregnant). An… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS The outcome of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains poor because of late diagnosis. The aim of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND & AIMS Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is widely used as a surveillance test for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) among patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The heterogeneous nature of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the lack of appropriate biomarkers have hampered patient prognosis… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common neoplasm in the world, and the third most common cause of cancer‐related… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Vascular calcification is the most prominent underlying pathological finding in patients with uraemia, and is a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND It is not established whether virological status affects the efficiency of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) as a hepatocellular… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a major cause of death in cirrhotic patients. This neoplasm is associated with liver… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BackgroundEmbryonic stem (ES) cells are lines of cells that are isolated from blastocysts. The murine ES cells were demonstrated… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
To elucidate the appearance rates of hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis and to assess the risk factors for hepatocellular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND The sugar-chain structures of circulating alpha-fetoprotein in patients with hepatocellular carcinomas differ from… Expand
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