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Hereditary persistence of α-fetoprotein Case report and review of the literature


Lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive α-fetoprotein, an alternative variant to α-fetoprotein in prenatal screening for Down's syndrome

A Case of Hereditary Persistence of α-Fetoprotein: Diagnostic Usefulness of the Subfraction Profile

α-Fetoprotein Levels in Maternal Serum During Pregnancy and Maternal Breast Cancer Incidence

Maternal serum β-HCG and α-fetoprotein concentrations in singleton pregnancies following assisted reproduction

The chemotherapy of metastatic gastric adenocarcinomas with hypersecretion of α-fetoprotein or β-human chorionic gonadotrophin: report of two cases

Lectin-reactive α-Fetoprotein (AFP-L3%) Curability and Prediction of Clinical Course after Treatment of Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors

Prediction of Invasive Activities in Hepatocellular Carcinomas with Special Reference to α-Fetoprotein and Des-γ-carboxyprothrombin

Analysis of mid-trimester corticotrophin-releasing hormone and α-fetoprotein concentrations for predicting pre-eclampsia

α-Fetoprotein level-dependent early hepatitis B surface antigen decline during entecavir therapy in chronic hepatitis B with hepatitis flare

Identification of an enhancer and an alternative promoter in the first intron of the α-fetoprotein gene

Cancer targeting Gene-Viro-Therapy specific for liver cancer by α-fetoprotein-controlled oncolytic adenovirus expression of SOCS3 and IL-24

Expression of α-Fetoprotein and Prostate-specific Antigen Genes in Several Tissues and Detection of mRNAs in Normal Circulating Blood by Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction

Dynamic α-fetoprotein, platelets and AST-to-platelet ratio index predict hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis C patients with sustained virological response after antiviral therapy

Human Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Binding Affinities of 125 Structurally Diverse Chemicals and Comparison with Their Binding to Androgen Receptor, Estrogen Receptor, and α-Fetoprotein


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A protein produced in the liver of a human foetus. Unusually low levels in the amniotic fluid or blood of an expectant mother may indicate Down's syndrome in the foetus, and unusually high levels of spina bifida. See also amniocentesis. Also spelt alpha-fetoprotein. afp abbrev.

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