Paralbumin


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Par`al`bu´min


n.1.(Physiol. Chem.) A proteidlike body found in the fluid from ovarian cysts and elsewhere. It is generally associated with a substance related to, if not identical with, glycogen.
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A word of caution: Paralbumin is the key allergen for people who suffer from seafood allergies.
Its cytoplasmic concentration is regulated by calcium-binding proteins (CBP), such as paralbumin (PV) and calbindin (CB).