serum albumin


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n serum albumin albumin occurring in blood serum; serves to maintain the somatic pressure of the blood
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Serum albumin (Physiol. Chem) an albuminous body, closely related to egg albumin, present in nearly all serous fluids; esp., the albumin of blood serum.
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In literature:

Serum-albumin gives all the typical colour and precipitation reactions of the albumins.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various

In news:

Low concentrations of albumin in serum and long gastric emptying times have been returned to normal in dogs by salt and water restriction, or a high protein intake.

In science:

Two hundred micrometer thick glass chambers were coated with bovine serum albumine to prevent cell adhesion.
The random walk of a low-Reynolds-number swimmer
Protein assay Total protein concentrations were determined using the method described by Bradford (1976) and analytical grade bovine serum albumin was used to establish a standard curve. Chemicals and reagents were purchased from Sigma Chemical Co. (Saint Louis, MO, USA).
Time course of oxidative damage in different brain regions following transient cerebral ischemia in gerbils
Protein assay Total protein concentration was determined using the Coomassie Blue method (Spector, 1978) with bovine serum albumin as standard.
Nimesulide limits kainate-induced oxidative damage in the rat hippocampus