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1. Abrin (agglutinin, toxalbumin)
A highly poisonous protein found in the seeds of Abrus precatorius, the rosary pea. Abrin is toxic because it inhibits protein synthesis, causing symptoms such as internal bleeding, intestinal upset, and the irritation of mucous membranes. It was formerly used to treat some chronic eye disorders and it is currently being researched as a potential chemotherapy drug.

2. Albumin
A heat-coagulatable, water-soluble globular protein found in egg white, blood plasma and many other plant and animal tissues. albumin from cow blood is often used as an enzyme stabilizer.

3. Albuminuria
More than normal amounts of a protein called albumin in the urine. albuminuria may be a sign of kidney disease, a problem that can occur in people who have had diabetes for a long time.

4. Alpha-fetoprotein
The fetal equivalent of albumin .

5. Brain scan
This is a technique to demonstrate the pattern of blood perfusion of the brain. The procedure involves intravenous injection of the radionuclide such as technetium 99m pertechnetate, mercury-210, or radioiodinated albumin . This method can diagnose cerebral hemorrhage, cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), tumor, hematoma , AV malformations, and aneurysm s.

6. Calcemia (hypercalcemia) (adj.: calcemic, hypercalcemic)
Calcemia is the condition in which the blood level of calcium is abnormally high; more often known as hypercalcemia. People affected with hypercalcemia do not have appetite, feels nausea and vomiting and weak. The normal levels of serum calcium is 2.1 to 2.6 mmol/L and adjusted according to the levels of albumin .

7. Denhardt's solution
A solution commonly used during probe hybridization s that involve filters (such as Southern, Northern, or Western blot s). The solution contains ficoll, bovine serum albumin, polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), and a high concentration of nonspecific DNA so the probe won't hybridize nonspecifically.

8. Nephrotic syndrome
Nephrotic syndrome is characterized by generalized edema, albumin in the urine and low serum albumin. This condition is caused by increased permeability of the glomerular capillary basement membranes.

9. Plasma proteins
The protein s dissolved or suspended in blood plasma, such as albumin .

10. Ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that involves the mucosa of the colon . The common symptoms are bloody diarrhea and stomach cramps; patients usually have anemia and low serum albumin . Abdominal x-ray films show a dilated colon. The diagnosis is confirmed by biopsy of the mucosa.

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