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albumin

A protein in the blood produced by the liver which is responsible for the maintenance of osmotic (water) pressure in the blood; binds to large molecules in the blood and serves to transport them.  Measuring serum albumin levels is a common test in a chemistry panel.

 

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blood  ;  chemistry panel  ;  liver  ;  serum