haptoglobin definition

  • noun:
    • A plasma protein that's a standard constituent of blood serum and procedures in binding of free hemoglobin in the bloodstream.
    • A protein in bloodstream plasma that binds free hemoglobin released from erythrocytes and thereby prevents its oxidative task
    • a protein in plasma that binds no-cost hemoglobin and eliminates it (as from wounds)

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