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Keyword - Acute phase (KW-0011)

Definition

Protein involved in acute phase, a response of the vertebrate body to insults, infections, immunological reactions or inflammatory processes; characterised by redness (rubor), heat (calor), swelling (tumor), pain (dolor) and sometimes loss of function.

Synonyms

  • Acute-phase reaction
  • Acute-phase response

Category

Biological process

GOi

acute-phase response [ GO:0006953 ]

Graphical

Acute phaseBiological process