NEET MDS

The Power Course

Most of the albumin is present in



Choices

1 ) Blood
2 ) Skin
3 ) Bone
4 ) Liver

Explanation


In Health adult plasma level of albumin is 3.5–5.0 g/dL.

The total exchangeable albumin pool is 4.0– 5.0 g/kg body weight.

38–45% of this albumin is intravascular, and much rest of the albumin is in the skin. (ref Ganong).

The liver contains less than 1% of extravascular albumin. Between 6% and 10% of the exchangeable pool is degraded per day, and the degraded albumin is replaced by the hepatic synthesis of 200–400 mg/kg/day.


Answer

Skin

Last Modified : 25-Dec-2019

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