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Author Peters, Theodore, 1922-

Title All about albumin : biochemistry, genetics, and medical applications / by Theodore Peters, Jr
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1996]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 432 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents A Historical Perspective. -- The Albumin Molecule: Its Structure and Chemical Properties. -- Ligand Binding by Albumin. -- Genetics: The Albumin Gene. -- Metabolism: Albumin in the Body. -- Clinical Aspects: Albumin in Medicine. -- Practical Aspects: Albumin in the Laboratory. -- Subject Index
Summary The first of its kind, All About Albumin summarizes the chemistry, genetics, metabolism, clinical implications, and commercial aspects of albumin. It provides the most up-to-date sequences, structures, and compositions of many species, and includes more than 2000 references. Key Features * Includes up-to-date sequences, structures, and compositions of many species * Reviews the protein chemistry, genetic control, and metabolism of albumin * Covers medical and cell culture applications in vivo and in vitro, with a section on handling albumin in the laboratory * Presents the relationship of albumin to its superfamily with an updated scheme for their evolution * First complete coverage of all aspects of serum albumin in one volume, with more than 2000 references
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (319-413) and index
Notes Online version of the print title
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat
Subject Serum albumin.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0080527043 (electronic bk.)
9780080527048 (electronic bk.)