plasma protein

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Noun1.plasma protein - any of the proteins in blood plasma
blood plasma, plasma, plasm - 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
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; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"
gamma globulin, human gamma globulin - a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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Notably, Parkinson said the company continues to operate "through a transition period in the plasma proteins environment.
Except when patients have been given blood or proteins intravenously, a rapid increase in total plasma protein concentration is always due to a decrease in the volume of distribution, basically to dehydration.
In the placebo group, plasma protein concentrations increased at 80% of V'O2max IE and 30M, returning to pre-exercise concentrations by 30H (P < 0.
The 10 most abundant proteins--which include antibodies, the iron transporter called transferrin, and fibrinogen--account for more than 90 percent of all plasma protein.
Researchers concluded that in healthy adults, 10 ml CGJ increased serum antioxidant capacity and protected LDL against oxidation to an extent similar to that obtained with 400 IU alpha-tocophe rol/d but decreased native plasma protein oxidation significantly more than did alpha-tocopherol.
Linking a therapeutic plasma protein with albumin may provide a number of product advantages, including the possibility of a longer acting form of the molecule for use in the human body, through extended circulating half life and consistent maintenance of therapeutic levels of the drug.
He covers blood, plasma, cells, and other biological fluids; plasma fractionation and plasma protein products; methods for analyzing plasma and plasma protein fractions; albumin; plasma immunoglobulins; factor VIII and von Willebrand factor; plasma proteinase inhibitors; proteins dependent on vitamin K; and miscellaneous plasma proteins.
Ranking of the standardized estimates revealed that glucose and total plasma protein had the greatest impact on the likelihood of a female successfully raising chicks.
Early work on this grant identified and characterized selenoprotein-P (Se-P), a plasma protein made primarily in the liver that carries selenium to the brain and testis.