bromcresol green


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brom·cre·sol green

(brom-krē'sol grēn),
An indicator dye changing from yellow to blue at pH 4.7; used to track DNA in agarose electrophoresis, and in a dye-binding method for analysis of serum albumin.
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Invalid measurement of plasma albumin with bromcresol green methodology in penguins (Spheniscus species).
Albumin standards and the measurement of serum albumin with bromcresol green. Clin Chim Acta.
Influence of reagent quality and reaction conditions on the determination of serum albumin by the bromcresol green dyebinding method.
ALBUMIN Patient [is greater than [is greater than Characteristic or equal to] or equal to] 3.5/3.2 gm/dL 4.0/3.7 gm/dL TOTAL 56 17 GENDER Men 61 20 Women 52 13 RACE American Indian/ Alaska Native 67 22 Asian/Pacific Islander 69 20 Black 52 13 White 56 18 Other/Unknown 75 22 ETHNICITY Hispanic 62 18 Non-Hispanic 56 16 AGE GROUP(years) 18-44 64 27 45-54 62 20 55-64 56 14 65-74 48 8 75+ 42 7 DIAGNOSIS Diabetes mellitus 50 12 Hypertension 57 17 Glomerulonephritis 59 21 Other/Unknown 64 21 DURATION of DIALYSIS (years) 63 21 [is less than] 0.5 59 16 0.5-0.9 54 17 1.0-1.9 53 16 2.0+ (*) Laboratory methods: BCG = bromcresol green; BCP = bromcresol purple 2.
Percent of Patients Nov 1994-Apr 1995 52, 14 Nov 1995-Apr 1996 57, 17 Nov 1996-Apr 1997 55, 16 Nov 1997-Apr 1998 57, 19 Oct 1998-Mar 1999 59, 18 Oct 1999-Mar 2000 56, 17 (*) Note: BCG = bromcresol green laboratory method BCP = bromcresol purple laboratory method Note: Table made from a bar graph V.
(b) ALT, alanine aminotransferase; ALT ACT, ALT with pyridoxal phosphate; AST ACT, AST with pyridoxal phosphate; GGT, y-glutamyltransferase; apo AI, apolipoprotein AI; apo B, apolipoprotein B; UHDL, direct HDL cholesterol (Ultra HDL); albumin G, albumin assay with bromcresol green; albumin P, albumin assay with bromcresol purple; ASO, antistreptolysin O; C3, complement C3; C4, complement C4; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein.
* Assays for albumin in patients with liver disease should use bromcresol green. Bromcresol purple and electrophoresis determinations of albumin may be inaccurate in patients with liver disease (IIB).
Serum albumin by dye-binding: bromcresol green or bromcresol purple?
Multilayer-film bromcresol green method for albumin measurement significantly inaccurate when albumin/globulin ratio is less than 0.8 [Letter].
Massive overestimation of albumin in analbuminemic rat serum by bromcresol green. Clin Chem 1987;33:2121.
The Hitachi measures albumin by monitoring the interaction between albumin and bromcresol green (BCG), a dye specific for albumin.