B2-microglobulin | definition of b2-microglobulin by Medical dictionary
beta2-microglobulin (redirected from b2-microglobulin)
the light chain, of the histocompatibility class I molecule, found in elevated levels in patients with Wilson disease and in alcohol-induced liver cirrhosis; the human protein consists of 99 amino acyl residues and has a molecular weight of 11.8 kDa.
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Creatinine and B2-microglobulin
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The patent claims are directed to biomarker combinations that include B2-microglobulin
for the diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease and to the measurement of the biomarkers by a variety of methods, including mass spectrometry and immunoassay.