microglobulin

microglobulin

 [mi″kro-glob´u-lin]
any globulin, or any fragment of a globulin, of low molecular weight.

mi·cro·glob·u·lin

(mī'krō-glob'yū-lin),
1. Any serum or urinary globulin with a molecular mass less than about 40 kDa, including especially Bence Jones proteins , under protein.
2. On occasion, a term used to refer to 7S immunoglobins (for example, IgG).

microglobulin

/mi·cro·glob·u·lin/ (mi″kro-glob´ūl-in) any globulin, or any fragment of a globulin, of low molecular weight.

microglobulin

A generic term of waning use for a low-molecular-weight (< 40-kD) single “globular” protein (e.g., Bence-Jones protein).

mi·cro·glob·u·lin

(mī'krō-glob'yū-lin)
Any serum or urinary globulin with a molecular mass less than about 40 kD.

microglobulin

any globulin, or any fragment of a globulin, of low molecular weight.

β2 microglobulin
a polypeptide found free in serum and which also combines with the α (heavy) chain to form class I major histocompatibility heterodimer. See also major histocompatibility complex.
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