thyroxine-binding prealbumin


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thy·rox·ine-·bind·ing pre·al·bu·min (TBPA),

a protein located in the "prealbumin" zone upon electrophoretic analysis of plasma proteins; its affinity for binding thyroxine is less than that of thyroxine-binding globulin but greater than that of albumin.
Synonym(s): thyroxine-binding protein (2)
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