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Cardiac Tests

Troponin is a protein that consists of troponin I, C, and T. This protein is responsible for transmitting calcium that contracts skeletal and cardiac muscle. Troponin C isn’t useful in cardiac testing; however, troponin I and T are very useful in testing for cardiac disease. 147 more words

Clinical Biochemistry

Biomarkers identified for kidney disease patients’ risk of heart failure.

Researchers led by the University of Washington have identified two blood markers strongly linked with the development of heart failure in individuals with mild to severe kidney disease. 325 more words