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Human Serum Albumin Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications


Human serum albumin is a small, water-soluble globular protein (585 amino acids arranged in a single polypeptide chain, m.w 67 kDa). It is the most common protein in plasma, and plays an important role in maintaining oncotic pressure, plasma pH, and transportation of hormones. It is supplied in the form of an aqueous solution that may either be clear or almost clear, to amber coloured, depending on the presentation of the material. Occasionally, Albumin is available in solid state (powders or lumps).

Synonyms and Trade Names: Albumin Solution; Human Albumin Solution ; Albumin Human; Human Serum Albumin; Normal Human Serum Albumin; Alba; Albuconn; Albumisol; Albuspan; Albutein; Buminate: Octalbin; Plasbumin; Plasma Albumin; Pro-Bumin; Proserum; Zenalb

Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph. Eur; JP; IP; FCC

Uses and Applications: Stabilizing Agent (in parental formulations containing proteins and enzymes)


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