haptoglobin


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haptoglobin

[′hap·tə‚glō·bən]
(biochemistry)
An alpha globulin that constitutes 1-2% of normal blood serum; contains about 5% carbohydrate.
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APOA4, apolipoprotein A-IV; PON1, Paraoxonase 1; GC, vitamin D-binding protein; A2M, A2M protein; C4, complement C4; HP, haptoglobin.
An additional 2 patients showed signs of in vitro hemolysis on day 14 (increased LDH and potassium levels but haptoglobins level within reference ranges).
Cytoprotective role of haptoglobin in brain after experimental intracerebral hemorrhage," Acta Neurochirurgica, Supplementum, no.
One year after transplant, renal function declined progressively (creatinine up to 250 [micro]mol/L) and haptoglobin gradually decreased, but platelets were normal and there was only mild anemia.
Macrophage cells were incubated with oleacein at concentrations of 10 [micro]mol/l and 20 [micro]mol/l), haemoglobin (Hb) (10 [micro]g/ml), haptoglobin (10 [micro]g/ml) (Sigma-Aldrich Cheme GmbH, Steinheim, Germany) and their complexes for 1,2 or 5 days.
Addition of haptoglobin to RBCs storage, a new strategy to improve quality of stored RBCs and transfusion.
According to a proposed case definition, PADH is a nonrecurring event characterized by a 10% or greater decrease in hemoglobin levels in the setting of a haptoglobin level <0.
The colorimetric method was applied to spectrophotometrically quantify serum total protein (g/dL), albumin (g/dL), glucose (mg/dL) and haptoglobin (mg/dL) concentrations using commercial kits (United Diagnostics Industry, Dammam, KSA).
The laboratory tests performed included complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, lactic dehydrogenase (LDH), hepatic and renal function tests, serum copper, ferritin, haptoglobin and fibrinogen levels.