ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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HSA (Human Serum Albumin)

The main protein constituent of human serum. It has no prosthetic group and is soluble in water and dilute salt solution. It is sometimes used in the treatment of shock, hypoproteinemia, and erythroblastosis fetalis.

See also: NHSA (Normal Human Serum Albumin)

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