DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating ALB and leprosy

ALB [ENSP00000295897]

Serum albumin; Serum albumin, the main protein of plasma, has a good binding capacity for water, Ca(2+), Na(+), K(+), fatty acids, hormones, bilirubin and drugs. Its main function is the regulation of the colloidal osmotic pressure of blood. Major zinc transporter in plasma, typically binds about 80% of all plasma zinc; Belongs to the ALB/AFP/VDB family.

Synonyms:  ALB,  B7WNR0,  C9JKR2,  D6RCE7,  D6RHD5 ...

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