Blood Plasma with which among the following removed is called Serum?
Plasma is 55% of the blood by volume and constitutes 5% of the body weight. Plasma is a pale yellow transparent clear fluid which consists of 90-92% water and 8-10% organic and inorganic substances. Organic substances are mainly plasma proteins viz. albumin, globulin, prothrombin and fibrinogen. Albumins are responsible for maintenance of osmotic pressure of Blood. Globulins are chief sites for formation of antibodies; while prothrombin and fibrinogen are essential for clotting of blood