Sunday, 5 April 2015

Transport or binding proteins in plasma

Transport or binding proteins in plasma

Ceruloplasmin: Binds & transport copper ion in plasma

Transferrin: Transports iron

Ferritin: Storage form of iron in tissues

Transthyretin (Prealbumin): Binds transports thyroxine (TBG) & retinol

Transcortin: Binds cortisol (cortisol binding globulin, CBG)

Haptoglobin: Binds extracorpuscular Hb (levels are in low in hemolytic anemias)

Hemopexin: Binds heme

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