Beta 2-microglobulin


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Beta 2-microglobulin

Protein produced by B-cells; high concentrations in the blood are indicative of multiple myeloma.
Mentioned in: Multiple Myeloma
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Food and Drug Administration today authorized use of Lixelle Beta 2-microglobulin Apheresis Column, the first device to treat dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA).
Serum concentration of cystatin C, factor D and beta 2-microglobulin as a measure of glomerular filtration rate.
Cerebrospinal fluid lysozyme and beta 2-microglobulin in neurosarcoidosis.
The effects of low doses of cadmium-metallothionein on the renal uptake of beta 2-microglobulin in rats.
Reappraisal of serum beta 2-microglobulin as marker of GFR.
The test utilizes five well-established biomarkers -- Transthyretin (TT or prealbumin), Apolipoprotein A-1 (Apo A-1), beta 2-Microglobulin (beta 2M), Transferrin (Tfr) and Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125 II) -- and proprietary software to determine the likelihood of malignancy in women with ovarian mass for whom surgery is planned.
Kerlikowske KM, Katz MH, Allen S et al Beta 2-microglobulin as a predictor of death in HIV-infected women from Kigali, Rwanda.
Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV infection are independently associated with elevated serum concentrations of tumour necrosis factor receptor type 1 and beta 2-microglobulin, respectively.
Quantification of soluble HLA class I heterodimers and beta 2-microglobulin in patients with active pulmonary tuberculosis.
The test utilizes five well-established biomarkers - Transthyretin (TT or prealbumin), Apolipoprotein A-1 (Apo A-1), beta 2-Microglobulin (beta 2M), Transferrin (Tfr) and Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125 II) - and a proprietary algorithm to determine the likelihood of malignancy in women with pelvic mass for whom surgery is planned.
The test utilizes five well-established biomarkers - Transthyretin (TT or prealbumin), Apolipoprotein A-1 (Apo A-1), beta 2-Microglobulin (beta2M), Transferrin (Tfr) and Cancer Antigen 125 (CA 125 II) - and a proprietary algorithm to determine the likelihood of malignancy in women with pelvic mass for whom surgery is planned.
Note: The significance of multivariate statistical analysis is made clear by the fact that OXiGENE's immune repair test is not only statistically superior but it is an independent variable, not influenced by beta 2-microglobulin changes probably reflects cell death.