Bence-Jones protein


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Bence-Jones protein

(bĕns′jōnz′)
n.
A protein with high thermosolubility occurring in the serum and urine of patients with certain diseases, especially multiple myeloma.

Bence-Jones protein

(bĕns′jōnz′)
n.
A protein occurring in the serum and urine of patients with certain diseases, especially multiple myeloma.

Bence-Jones protein

Light chain of an immunoglobulin that may be overproduced in Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia; it is excreted in the urine.
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Urine protein electrophoresis and Bence-Jones protein measurements were negative.
The incidence and possible relevance of Bence-Jones protein in the sera of patients with multiple myeloma.
Urine protein electrophoresis was negative for Bence-Jones proteins.
Turbidimetric measurement of Bence-Jones proteins using antibodies against free light chains of immunoglobulins.