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Synonyms for alpha

the alpha and omega

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the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet

the beginning of a series or sequence

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first in order of importance

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early testing stage of a software or hardware product

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An association between low maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein and fetal chromosomal abnormalities.
Development of a provisional reference human cord serum standard for alpha-fetoprotein determination.
Serum alpha-fetoprotein level per tumor volume reflects prognosis in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after curative hepatectomy.
Placenta accreta is associated with elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein.
Moreover, amniotic fluid can use for biochemical checking for several factors for instance, Alpha-fetoprotein (AFAFP), enzymes, hormones.
The serum level of lectin-reactive alpha-fetoprotein was also suppressed almost in parallel with VEGF.
The current blood test used to screen for early tumors in people at high risk for liver cancer involves a protein called alpha-fetoprotein (AFP).
It is the receptor for alpha-fetoprotein and is classified as an oncofetal antigen due to its presence on both fetal and malignant tissues.
NEW ORLEANS -- A combination of ultrasound and alpha-fetoprotein testing identified almost all hepatocellular carcinomas in patients with cirrhosis associated primarily with chronic hepatitis C, according to the findings of a retrospective study.
Our unit was involved in cutting-edge research on serum alpha-fetoprotein measurement.
Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), cancer antigen (CA 199) and alpha-fetoprotein levels were normal.
Additional RISH probes under development include alpha-fetoprotein, calcitonin, cytomegalovirus, gastrin, insulin, pancreatic peptide, and more.
has obtained exclusive worldwide rights to the development and commercialization of recombinant human alpha-fetoprotein for the treatment of autoimmune diseases from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals.