All About Albumin

All About Albumin

Biochemistry, Genetics, and Medical Applications

1st Edition - December 8, 1995

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  • Author: Theodore Peters, Jr.
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080527048

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The first of its kind, All About Albumin summarizes the chemistry, genetics, metabolism, clinical implications, and commercial aspects of albumin. It provides the most up-to-date sequences, structures, and compositions of many species, and includes more than 2000 references.

Key Features

  • Includes up-to-date sequences, structures, and compositions of many species
  • Reviews the protein chemistry, genetic control, and metabolism of albumin
  • Covers medical and cell culture applications in vivo and in vitro, with a section on handling albumin in the laboratory
  • Presents the relationship of albumin to its superfamily with an updated scheme for their evolution
  • First complete coverage of all aspects of serum albumin in one volume, with more than 2000 references


Biochemists, clinical chemists, pharmacologists, molecular biologists, biomedical researchers, geneticists, physiologists, and nutritionists.

Table of Contents

  • A Historical Perspective.
    The Albumin Molecule: Its Structure and Chemical Properties.
    Ligand Binding by Albumin.
    Genetics: The Albumin Gene.
    Metabolism: Albumin in the Body.
    Clinical Aspects: Albumin in Medicine.
    Practical Aspects: Albumin in the Laboratory.
    Subject Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1995
  • Published: December 8, 1995
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080527048

About the Author

Theodore Peters, Jr.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, New York, U.S.A.

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