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Assessing serum biological markers is an essential component of detecting and monitoring multiple myeloma disease progression. Multiple myeloma is the second-most-common blood malignancy and represents approximately 120,000 new cases worldwide per year, writes Joshua Bornhorst, PhD, in the June issue of CLN.
Copeptin is a 39-amino acid-long peptide derived from a pre-pro-hormone consisting of vasopressin, neurophysin II and copeptin. Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also known as the antidiuretic hormone (ADH), is involved in multiple cardiovascular and renal pathways and functions.