Bence Jones proteins

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Bence Jones pro·teins

(bents jōnz), Do not hyphenate Bence Jones.
Proteins with unusual thermosolubility found in the urine of patients with multiple myeloma, consisting of monoclonal immunoglobulin light chains. See: Bence Jones reaction.
See also: immunoglobulin.
[H. Bence Jones, English physician, 1813-1873]

Bence Jones pro·teins

(bens jōnz prō'tēnz)
Light-chain protein fragments with molecular weights of 25-50 kD; seen in urine in cases of multiple myeloma and Waldenström macroglobinemia.
[H. Bence Jones, English physician, 1813-1873]

Bence Jones,

Henry, English physician, 1814-1873.
Bence Jones albumin
Bence Jones cylinders - slightly irregular, relatively smooth, rod-shaped or cylindroid bodies of fairly tenacious, viscid proteinaceous material in the fluid of the seminal vesicles.
Bence Jones myeloma - multiple myeloma in which the malignant plasma cells excrete only light chains of one type (either kappa or lambda). Synonym(s): L-chain disease; L-chain myeloma
Bence Jones proteins - proteins with unusual thermosolubility found in the urine of patients with multiple myeloma, consisting of monoclonal immunoglobulin light chains.
Bence Jones reaction - the classic means of identifying Bence Jones protein.
Bence Jones test