Transferrins and Albumins

Transferrins and albumins are essential to the biological transport systems, serving as key carriers for vital molecules within organisms. Transferrins are critical in iron homeostasis through their iron-binding capacity, essential for various cellular processes. Albumins, being the most prevalent plasma proteins, are involved in transporting diverse compounds, including fatty acids and hormones, contributing significantly to metabolic regulation and stability.

  • Critical in diagnostics: Used in assays for health and disease markers
  • Albumins: Promote cell growth and proliferation in cell culture
  • Transferrins: Enable efficient iron uptake in serum-free conditions