bovine albumin


bovine albumin
   Any one of a class of protein substances found in the blood of a bovine animal. Also known as bovine albumin serum (BSA).

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  • bovine serum albumin — Protein Pro te*in, n. [Gr. prw^tos first: cf. prwtei^on the first place.] (Physiol. Chem.) any polymer of an amino acid joined by peptide (amide) bonds. Most natural proteins have alpha amino acids as the monomeric constituents. All classical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Albumin — Albumine (lat.: albus, „weiß“) gehören wie die Globuline zur Gruppe der globulären Proteine. Albumin sorgt im menschlichen Organismus vor allem für Aufrechterhaltung des kolloidosmotischen Drucks und vermittelt vielen sonst wasserunlöslichen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Albumin — The main protein in human blood and the key to the regulation of the osmotic pressure of blood. Chemically, albumin is soluble in water, precipitated by acid, and coagulated by heat. Note that albumin is spelled with an i while albumen with an e… …   Medical dictionary

  • albumin — The term normally refers to serum albumins, the major protein components of the serum of vertebrates. They have a single polypeptide chain, with multidomain structure containing multiple binding sites for many lipophilic metabolites, notably… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Serum albumin — This article is about the family of mammalian albumin proteins. For the human variant, see human serum albumin. For the cow variant, see bovine serum albumin. Albumin PDB rendering based on 1e7h …   Wikipedia

  • Human serum albumin — is the most abundant protein in human blood plasma. It is produced in the liver. Albumin comprises about half of the blood serum protein. It is soluble and monomeric. The gene for albumin is located on chromosome 4 and mutations in this gene can… …   Wikipedia

  • Fetal bovine serum — (or fetal calf serum) is serum taken from the fetuses of cattle. Fetal bovine serum (FBS) is the most widely used serum in the culturing of eukaryotic cells.The globular protein, bovine serum albumin (BSA), is a major component of fetal bovine… …   Wikipedia


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