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Unformatted text preview: blood and tissues. Other proteins include alpha and beta globulins (proteins that transport lipids and metal ions), gamma globulins (antibodies), fibrinogen and prothrombin (clotting proteins), and hormones. • Waste products (urea, uric acid, creatinine, bilirubin, and others). • Nutrients (absorbed from the digestive tract). • Electrolytes (various ions such as sodium, calcium, chloride, and bicarbonate). • Respiratory gases (O 2 and CO 2 ). Serum is the liquid material remaining after blood-clotting proteins have been removed from plasma as a result of clotting....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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