alpha-2-macroglobulin


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alpha-2-macroglobulin

Alpha-2-M, antiplasmin An 800 kD protein, which maps to chromosome 12 which inhibits proteases–trypsin, chymotrypsin, elastase, thrombin, plasmin Ref range 125–420 mg/dL, higher in ♀ ↑ A2M Liver disease, DM, nephrotic syndrome, neural tube defects, ↑ estrogen, pregnancy, neonates and children, ataxia-telangiectasia ↓ A2M Protein-losing gastroenteropathy, protein malnutrition, DIC, fibrinolytic therapy
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Research Triangle Park, NC; 919-361-9852) announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued United States Patent 6,403,092, entitled "Immune Response Modulator Alpha-2-Macroglobulin Complex" to Duke University, Durham, N.
A deletion polymorphism in the human alpha-2-macroglobulin (A2 M) gene.
These compounds include LDL ("bad") cholesterol, fibrinogen, alpha-2-macroglobulin and other defined substances believed to be associated risk factors for macular degeneration.

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