Study With Me : Introduction to Blood Transfusion 18
SECTION 1 : Haematology
Questions and Answers
Question 107: What is the color of blood plasma?
The answer: Blood plasma is light yellow or straw-colored.
Question 108: What substances are dissolved in blood plasma?
The answer: Blood plasma contains various substances, including oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, electrolytes (such as sodium, chloride, and potassium), proteins, hormones, lipids, carbohydrates, amino acids, vitamins, and nitrogenous wastes like urea and uric acid.
Question 109: What role does water play in blood plasma?
The answer: Water serves as the solvent in which the substances in blood plasma are dissolved.
Question 110: How are the proteins in blood plasma categorized?
The answer: The proteins in blood plasma can be categorized into two groups: albumin and globulin, which includes clotting factors, enzymes, and immunoglobulins.
Question 111: What is the total serum protein range in blood plasma?
The answer: The total serum protein in blood plasma typically ranges from 60 to 80 g/l.