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Prealbumin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prealbumin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.034.841.450
D12.776.124.727.750
Unique ID
D011228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011228
Annotation
/biosyn /‌drug eff /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
A tetrameric protein, molecular weight between 50,000 and 70,000, consisting of 4 equal chains, and migrating on electrophoresis in 3 fractions more mobile than serum albumin. Its concentration ranges from 7 to 33 per cent in the serum, but levels decrease in liver disease.
Entry Term(s)
Proalbumin
Transthyretin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Protein Precursors (1973-1974)
Serum Albumin (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under SERUM ALBUMIN 1975-83
History Note
84(75); was see under SERUM ALBUMIN 1975-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Prealbumin Preferred
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