Albumin Current Affairs, GK & News
Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute develops an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to human serum Albumin
The Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST) has recently developed an anti cancer anti-inflamatory drug conjugated to the human serum Albumin. It is an intravenous delivery system, enabling 100 fold increase in drug bio-availability and is a mix of human serum albumin and a plant based drug. This combination is the ..
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A study by the scientists from National Chemical Laboratory, Pune indicates levels of free albumin and albumin attached to glucose molecules in the blood can be a better diagnostic test for diabetes. Present Procedure Most tests at present, use levels of glycated (or glucose-bound) haemoglobin in blood for diagnosis of diabetes. This is subject to ..
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Human serum albumin (HSA), which is produced in the liver, is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. Albumin consists half of the blood serum protein. Albumin transports hormones, fatty acids, and other compounds, buffers pH, and maintains osmotic pressure, among other functions. The protein is often used in the manufacture of vaccines and ..