Several observers have reported that serum albumin from the human fetus and newborn infants has a decreased capability for binding bilirubin and certain drugs, when compared with serum albumin from healthy adults,1 (and references therein). Decreased binding is also seen in pregnant women.2 The chemical nature of the binding defect has remained unknown.
KeywordsHuman Serum Albumin Cord Serum Neonatal Jaundice Diaminodiphenyl Sulfone Seal Glass Tube
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