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1. Human serum albumin.

2. A surface glycoprotein adhesin (Hsa, 2178 aa) of Streptococcus gordonii that binds sialic acid moieties on platelet membrane glycoprotein Iba and on glycophorin A of the erythrocyte. S. gordonii is a pioneer colonizer of dental plaque and a significant causative bacterium for infective endocarditis.

3. Prefix indicating a microRNA (miRNA) is derived from Homo sapiens, e.g. hsa-miR-101.

http://nar.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/34/suppl_1/D140 Naming conventions of miRNAs, and further miRNA information.

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