C Reactor Protein
Country: United States
Date: April 2005
What is a C reactor protein?
I think you mean C reactIVE protein. This is a protein that is found in
your blood and is elevated during inflammation in your body. There has been
some research that has linked elevated CRP with heart disease.
Try this link to the American Heart Association website for more
*Reactive* protein. C reactive protein is produced by liver cells in response
to inflammation. It is of interest because people with high levels of this
protein in their blood are at higher risk for a heart attack. For more
information, do a search on Google and you'll be shown over a million hits.
Ron Baker, Ph.D.
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