The Importance Of Plasma
It's a straw-colored, clear liquid that is 90 percent water, and it is an essential
ingredient for human
It might seem like plasma is less important than the blood cells it carries. But that
would be like saying
that the stream is less important than the fish that swims in it. You can't have one
without the other.
Besides water, plasma also contains dissolved salts and minerals like calcium, sodium,
and potassium. Microbe-fighting antibodies travel to the battlefields of disease by
hitching a ride in
Without plasma, the life-giving blood cells would be left floundering without
underestimate the importance of plasma.