( A ) Plasma also contains small amounts of minerals like Na+, Ca++, Mg++, HCO3-, Cl-, etc. Glucose, amino acids, lipids, etc., are also present in the plasma as they are always in transit in the body.
( B ) Plasma is a straw coloured, viscous fluid constituting nearly 55 per cent of the blood.
( C ) Plasma with the clotting factors is called serum.
( D ) Fibrinogen, globulins and albumins are the major plasma proteins.