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Plasma Protein

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Definition of the noun plasma protein

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  1. any of the proteins in blood plasma
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: protein = any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues
    • more specific terms:
    • substance of: blood plasma / plasm / plasma = the colorless watery fluid of the blood and lymph that contains no cells, but in which the blood cells (erythrocytes, leukocytes, and thrombocytes) are suspended

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Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

serum albumin; a plasma protein, formed principally in the liver and constituting about foursevenths of the 6–8% protein concentration in the plasma. Albumin is a very important factor in regulating the exchange of water between the plasma ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Denise Tiran

prothrombin plasma protein synthesised in ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

Plasma protein. Any of the proteins in the blood plasma (e.g., albumin, globulin, fibrinogen, prothrombin). Plasma proteins constitute about 7% of the blood plasma in the body. They help maintain the immune function, ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

pentose phosphate cycle; peripheral posterior curve; plasma protein concentration; plasma prothrombin conversion; pneumopericardium; pocket personal computer; posterior parietal cortex; progressive patient care; proximal palmar crease ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

plasma protein, any of the proteins, including albumin, fibrinogen, prothrombin and the globulins, that constitute about %± % of the blood plasma in the body. These substances help maintain the ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

CH2OCH CHR1 O HO CHOOCR2 P O CH2 R3O native plasmalogen phosphatide Plasmanate A trade name for the 6% plasma protein fraction, used to expand plasma volume. Plasmapheresis A method for separation of plasma protein from ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Meat Sciences (2004)

by Carrick Devine, M. Dikeman

and it is therefore most useful when separated into plasma protein (60–80%) and red cell fraction (20–40%). Plasma proteins ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (Print) (2001)

by Jack Cazes

dairy Symmetrical products Reconstituted skim milk casein Symmetrical Plasma protein interactions with Symmetrical polymer colloids Lipoproteins in human plasma Symmetrical Drug/plasma protein interactions Asymmetrical Asymmetrical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)

by John Lackie

and a relatively abundant plasma protein (1.0-1.5 mg/mL). Defects in ApoAl cause ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

70% are bound to plasma protein. Q. is extensively metabolized, only ca.

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

receptors See plasma protein any ofthe dissolved proteins ofver— tebrate blood plasma that are responsible for holding ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition (2004)

by M. F. Fuller

homologous Glacontaining plasma proteins, protein C and protein S, play an anticoagulant rather than a procoagulant role in normal haemostasis, and a final Gla-containing plasma protein (protein Z) appears to have a procoagulant role.

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