Transthyretin/Prealbumin, Human Plasma
Transthyretin (TTR), also known as prealbumin (PALB), is found in plasma at 30 mg per 100 ml. Transthyretin functions in the transport of thyroxine, vitamin A, and retinol-binding protein. Clinically, prealbumin is a sensitive indicator of impaired liver function; low levels are found in viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, malnutrition, inflammation, and surgical trauma. Prepared from plasma shown to be non reactive for HbsAG, anti-HCV, anti-HBc, and negative for anti-HIV 1 & 2 by FDA approved tests. >95percent pure by SDS-PAGE. Add deionized water to original volume, aliquot and freeze unused portion.