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C-Reactive Protein MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
C-Reactive Protein
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.034.145
D12.776.124.050.120
D12.776.124.486.157
Unique ID
D002097
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002097
Annotation
an acute phase protein; /‌drug eff /‌ultrastruct permitted
Scope Note
A plasma protein that circulates in increased amounts during inflammation and after tissue damage. C-Reactive Protein measured by more sensitive methods often for coronary heart disease risk assessment is referred to as High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (hs-CRP).
Entry Term(s)
High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein
hs-CRP
hsCRP
Registry Number
9007-41-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Proteins, specific or class, C-reactive
NLM Classification #
WH 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/02/09
C-Reactive Protein Preferred
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