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Dialysis and protein chemistry

Why do protein chemists use dialysis?

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Dialysis and Protein Chemistry

In our body, kidneys remove most of the waste product from the blood. In patients who require dialysis, kidneys stop functioning due to many reasons. The patients who are on dialysis can live productive and useful lives in spite of the fact that the kidneys don't function well. About 200,000 people use dialysis regularly in U.S. Dialysis helps the body by performing the function of the kidneys. An important function of the kidneys is to balance the body fluids. For example, the amount ...

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This solution explains why protein chemists use dialysis, addressing function of kidneys, energy production and creatine levels.

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