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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These include tests for glucose, liver parameters, kidney parameters and blood proteins. They are often useful when assessing if different organs within the body are functioning normally or assessing the response to a course of treatment.
Previously, only a small fraction of these associations were known, mainly because researchers could measure only a few blood proteins simultaneously in a robust manner.
Levels of these blood proteins after mTBI/concussion can help predict which patients may have intracranial lesions visible by CT scan and which won't.
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In search of a simple test to differentiate between the two diseases without invasive biopsies, the foundation has awarded a grant to evaluate a blood test focusing on a pattern of blood proteins. Pathologist Kurt Zimmerman, DVM, Ph.D., at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine will be the lead investigator.
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Gordon Wilcock, emeritus professor of clinical geratology at the University of Oxford, said: "This is important, as it suggests that altered blood proteins may be a marker of early Alzheimer's disease, possibly 10 years before significant memory problems develop.
The blood test developed by the UCLA team helps to predict the presence of these blood proteins. This along with other information related to Alzheimer's, such as memory testing results and MRIs of the hippocampus, the brain region tied to forming memories, can more accurately confirm which patients have Alzheimer's pathology in their brain.
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