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globulins

A group of blood proteins that include the family of IMMUNOGLOBULINS (Ig) or antibodies, comprising IgG, IgM, IgE, IgA, and IgD; Factor VIII, the antihaemophilia globulin; antilymphocytic globulin; thyroxine-binding globulin; fibrinogen; prothrombin; vitamin D-binding globulin; and many others. Gamma globulins are the most strongly positively charged of the blood globulins and most of them are immunoglobulins.

Globulins

A group of proteins in blood plasma whose levels can be measured by electrophoresis in order to diagnose or monitor a variety of serious illnesses.
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20,21,29,30) With protein electrophoresis, avian species have been shown to have six protein fractions: prealbumin, albumin, and [alpha]-1, [alpha]-2, [beta], and [gamma] globulins.
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Percentages of albumin, [alpha]-2 globulins, [beta]-globulins, and [gamma]-globulins in ostriches are similar to those found in tinamou, but [alpha]-1 globulin percentages in ostriches are lower.
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Once the albumin peak was identified in the electrophoretogram, further peaks were assigned to the main groups of globulin fractions according to their migration distance and regardless of any further subdivision.
We selected NABI as our collaborator for several reasons, including its commitment to developing immune globulin products and its access to the large plasma donor base that would be required to translate this technology into a viable therapeutic product," said Angeline S.