Thephospho-rylated insulinlike growth factor binding protein-1 test may edge out the fetal fibronectin test when it comes to predicting preterm delivery, a study has shown.
What does FN stand for?
FN stands for Fibronectin
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- Fabrique National (arms maker and its rifles)
- Fabrique Nationale de Herstal (Belgian firearms manufacturer)
- Factory New
- Faith Networks
- Fakultetsnämnden (Swedish: Faculty Board)
- False Negative
- Febrile Neutropenia
- Feistel Network
- Feliz Navidad (Spanish: Merry Christmas)
- Fernando de Noronha (Brazil)
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To better determine my risk for premature birth, and to determine when, if ever, this would happen again, my physician talked to me about using FullTerm, The Fetal Fibronectin Test.
The authors found that, depending on the tube material used, the albumin-coated tubes were 59 to 85% more effective in preventing fibronectin binding than were uncoated tubes.
Texas A&M University System (College Station, TX), University Degli Study di Pavia (Pavia, Italy) and University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada) have patented antibodies that block the binding of fibronectin protein to fibronectin.
By detecting high amounts of fetal fibronectin - a biochemical marker produced by the fetus - in the cervix, doctors can tell when a woman with symptoms of threatened pre-term birth is likely to deliver.
Strauss III of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in Philadelphia whose group reported last March that certain fragments of the clotting protein fibronectin activate TLR4.