Afamin--A pleiotropic glycoprotein involved in various disease states.

@article{Dieplinger2015AfaminAPG,
  title={Afamin--A pleiotropic glycoprotein involved in various disease states.},
  author={Hans Dieplinger and Benjamin Dieplinger},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={2015},
  volume={446},
  pages={105-10}
}
The human glycoprotein afamin was discovered as the fourth member of the albumin gene family. Despite intense research over the last 20 years, our knowledge of afamin's physiological or pathophysiological functions is still very limited. Circulating afamin is primarily of hepatic origin and abundant concentrations are found in plasma, cerebrospinal, ovarian… CONTINUE READING