What is another word for albumin?

Pronunciation: [ˈalbjuːmˌɪn] (IPA)

Albumin is a protein that is found in the blood. It is responsible for maintaining the fluid balance between the blood and the tissues. There are several synonyms for the word albumin that may be used in scientific literature. One synonym is serum albumin which is the most common form of albumin in the blood. Other synonyms include globulin, proteinaceous substance, and plasma protein. Globulin is used to describe a class of proteins that includes albumin. Proteinaceous substance is a broad term that encompasses all proteins found in the body. Plasma protein is specifically used to describe proteins found in the blood plasma.

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Usage examples for Albumin

If a solid precipitate forms, then a few more drops of nitric acid should be added, and if the liquid does not clear it up it is albumin.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
From the kidneys, on the other hand, are thrown out the waste products resulting from the destruction of the foods and tissues containing nitrogen-of, for instance, albumin, fibrin, gluten, casein, gelatin, woody tissue, etc.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
If albumin is ever produced by synthesis in the laboratory it will probably be dead albumin.
"The Mechanism of Life"
Stéphane Leduc

Famous quotes with Albumin

  • Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock.
    Paul D. Boyer
  • This led to the discovery that long chain fatty acids would remarkably stabilize serum albumin to heat denaturation, and would even reverse the denaturation by heat or concentrated urea solutions.
    Paul D. Boyer

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