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Unformatted text preview: * plasma proteins- proteins found and confined only in the blood * Albumins- manufacture in the liver and is responsible for maintaining water balance in the blood. * Consist of 55% of the total plasma proteins * Globulins * proteins divided into 3 classes according to electrophoretic separation *- antibodies produced by certain white cells that functions in immunity. blood * 35% of total plasma proteins * Fibrinogen- soluble precursor of fibrin that functions in the blood clotting mechanisms along with platelets. Serum Globulins Alpha-Globulins * alpha 1-Antichymotrypsin * alpha 1-Antitrypsin * alpha-Macroglobulins * Antiplasmin * Antithrombin III * Ceruloplasmin * Haptoglobins * Heparin Cofactor II * Orosomucoid * Progesterone-Binding Globulin * Retinol Binding Proteins * Transcortin...
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