caeruloplasmin

caeruloplasmin

A copper-containing globulin formed in the liver. Deficiency causes WILSON'S DISEASE, and blood levels are very low in acute liver failure.

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Gibbs K, Walshe JM (1979) A study of the caeruloplasmin concentrations found in 75 patients with Wilson's disease, their kinships and various control groups.
Naturally occurring antioxidants are mainly enzymes such as superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase, glutathione peroxidase/reductase (GPx/GR), and peroxiredoxin or molecules like glutathione (GSH), uric acid, pyruvate, amino acids, transferrin, ferritin, and caeruloplasmin.
Ceruloplasmin is one of the so called acute phase reactants which increase non-specifically in response to acute inflammation and it seems very likely that in our patients raised serum copper was a secondary result of high levels of caeruloplasmin rather than a primary disturbance of copper metabolism.
The serum copper level was once again below detection limits and the serum caeruloplasmin level was 0.
In this case the patient had negative viral serology and a normal ferritin and caeruloplasmin but her positive autoantibodies raise the possibility of autoimmune hepatitis.
Caeruloplasmin and green plasma in women taking oral contraceptives, in pregnant women, and in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
ANA, HIV, VDRL, serum caeruloplasmin levels, serum [B.
Failure to confirm ferritin and caeruloplasmin as risk factors for the extent of coronary arteriosclerosis.
Mechanisms of caeruloplasmin biosynthesis in normal and copper-deficient rats.
Inhibition of the fenton reaction by the protein caeruloplasmin and other copper complexes.
A repeat full blood count (FBC), HIV screen, thyroid screen, RPR, caeruloplasmin and antistreptolysin O titre (ASOT) were done.
The fate of 99Mo-labelled sodium tetrathiomolybdate after duodenal administration in sheep: the effect on caeruloplasmin (EC 1.