Acetylation of Human Serum Albumin by Acetylsalicylic Acid

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Science  17 May 1968:
Vol. 160, Issue 3829, pp. 780-781
DOI: 10.1126/science.160.3829.780


Human serum albumin is acetylated when exposed to acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) under physiologic conditions in vitro. Indications are that a similar phenomenon occurs in vivo after ingestion of aspirin.

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