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Glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) is an intermediate filament (IF) protein highly expressed in the central nervous system (CNS), almost exclusively in astrocytes, as well as in the peripheral nervous system (PNS). GFAP is used as a biomarker for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and stroke. In the presence of astrogliosis, GFAP gene activation and protein production are found to be increased. Additionally, studies have found that an increased amount of GFAP is found in serum following TBIs and stroke. PMID: 25975510 Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Glial fibrillary acidic protein
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zh-CN Chinese (China) 神经胶质纤维酸性蛋白
Synonyms: GFAP;神经胶质纤维酸性蛋白;glial fibrillary acidic protein
fr-CA French (Canada) Protéine acide fibrillaire gliale
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Gliia fibrillaarne happeline valk
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Proteina ácida fibrilar glial
it-IT Italian (Italy) Proteina acida fibrillare gliale
Synonyms: GFAP
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Glial fibriler asidik protein
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Глиальный фибриллярный кислый протеин
Synonyms: Глиальный фибриллярный кислый белок
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) gliaal fibrillair acidisch proteïne
Synonyms: gliaal fibrillair acidic proteïn; zuur gliaal fibrillair eiwit
fr-BE French (Belgium) Protéine acide fibrillaire gliale