1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Arginin Vasopressin, also named Antidiuretic Hormon, a key regulaor of water balance

Copeptin is a glycopeptide comprising the C-terminal part of the AVP prohormone Arginine Vasopressin - AVP which is a key regulator of water balance, but its instability makes reliable measurement difficult and precludes routine use.


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