Albumin

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&nbsp;Albumin is a protein found in plasma. It regulates colloidal osmotic pressure by binding bilirubin, cations and fatty acids in the blood.<ref>SMART. [online] Available at: http://smart.embl.de/smart/do_annotation.pl?DOMAIN=SM00103 [Accessed 21st October 2013]</ref>
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Albumin is a [[Protein|protein]] found in plasma. It is a protein produced by the liver<ref>Chernecky CC, Berger BJ. Albumin - serum, urine, and 24-hour urine. In: Chernecky CC, Berger BJ, eds. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. 6th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2013:110-112.</ref> which regulates colloidal [[Osmotic pressure|osmotic pressure]] by binding [[Bilirubin|bilirubin]], [[Cations|cations]] and [[Fatty acids|fatty acids]] in the [[Blood|blood]]<ref>SMART. [online] Available at: http://smart.embl.de/smart/do_annotation.pl?DOMAIN=SM00103 [Accessed 21st October 2013]</ref>.
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Latest revision as of 20:44, 6 December 2017

Albumin is a protein found in plasma. It is a protein produced by the liver[1] which regulates colloidal osmotic pressure by binding bilirubin, cations and fatty acids in the blood[2].

References

  1. Chernecky CC, Berger BJ. Albumin - serum, urine, and 24-hour urine. In: Chernecky CC, Berger BJ, eds. Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. 6th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2013:110-112.
  2. SMART. [online] Available at: http://smart.embl.de/smart/do_annotation.pl?DOMAIN=SM00103 [Accessed 21st October 2013]
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