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Methemalbumin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methemalbumin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.034.841.225
D12.776.124.727.375
D12.776.422.680
Unique ID
D008705
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008705
Scope Note
A 1:1 molar complex of heme or hematin and albumin formed after the dissociation of methemoglobin into heme or hematin and globin in plasma. This complex, which imparts a coffee-brown color to plasma, occurs in hemolytic and hemorrhagic disorders. Its presence in plasma is used as a test to differentiate between hemorrhagic and edematous pancreatitis.
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Heme (1966-1976)
Hemeproteins (1973-1976)
Serum Albumin (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1977-90
History Note
91(77); was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1977-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Methemalbumin Preferred
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