Albumin possesses intrinsic enolase activity towards dihydrotestosterone which can differentiate benign from malignant breast tumors.

@article{Drmanovic1999AlbuminPI,
  title={Albumin possesses intrinsic enolase activity towards dihydrotestosterone which can differentiate benign from malignant breast tumors.},
  author={Z Drmanovic and Soultana Voyatzi and Demetrios Kouretas and Despina Sahpazidou and Athanasios D Papageorgiou and O. Antonoglou},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 5B},
  pages={4113-24}
}
Serum albumin was found to possess enolase activity towards the dihydrotestesterone (DHT) molecule, converting it from its 3-keto to 3-enol form. This activity was accompanied by albumin during all stages of purification, as well as following various treatments, a fact indicating that the enzymatic activity was an intrinsic property of albumin molecule and did not represent an impurity of the preparation. Enolase activity was decreased in parallel with the quantity of intact albumin molecules… CONTINUE READING