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Alpha-fetoprotein?
Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP, a-fetoprotein) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the AFP gene.
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Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a protein made by the yolk sac of a fetus. High levels in maternal blood can suggest potential genetic disorders such as spina bifida; low levels can indicate Down's syndrome.


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