Description

Human albumin accounts quantitatively for more than half of the total protein in the plasma and represents about 10% of the protein synthesis activity of the liver. The most important physiological functions of albumin results from its contribution to oncotic pressure of the blood and transport function. Albumin stabilises circulating blood volume and is a carrier of hormones, enzymes, medicinal products and toxins.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Albumin
B Blood and blood forming organs → B05 Blood substitutes and perfusion solutions → B05A Blood and related products → B05AA Blood substitutes and plasma protein fractions

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