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.
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Elevated salivary beta-2 microglobulin (sB2M) has been already reported in both primary Sjogren's syndrome (pSS) and secondary SS (sSS).
Beta-2 microglobulin is a strong prognostic factor in patients with DLBCL receiving R-CHOP therapy.
A survey of 100 studies on carps in which qPCR was employed showed beta-actin (ACTB) as the most common housekeeping gene (n=32), followed by glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) (n=18), 18S ribosomal RNA (18S rRNA) (n=11), elongation factor 1 alpha (EF-1a) (n=8), beta-2 microglobulin (B2M) (n=2), 40S ribosomal protein (40S) (n=1), and other/unlisted (n=28) housekeeping genes.
5 gm/dL; 11 (25%) had serum beta-2 microglobulin level <3.
Genetic variability in exon 2 of Beta-2 Microglobulin (B2M) gene in buffaloes and its association with colostral IgG concentration in National symposium on "Policy Planning for Livelihood Security through Domestic Animal Biodiversity" on 11-12 Feb, 2016.
Beta-2 microglobulin is mitogenic to PC-3 prostatic carcinoma cells and antagonistic to transforming growth factor beta 1 action.
3) Lytic lesions 20/9 (yes/no) IgG/IgA/light chain 15/11/3 Free chain 13/15/1 (kappa/lambda/none) ISS (stage I/stage 12/17 II-III) Beta-2 microglobulin 13/16 (mg/dL) ([less than or equal to] 1.
It found that beta-2 microglobulin (B2M) levels were significantly elevated in postmenopausal women with CHD, and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 4 (IGFBP4) was strongly associated with stroke.
Allovectin-7 is a plasmid/lipid formulation containing the DNA sequences encoding HLA-B7 and beta-2 microglobulin, which together form a Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I antigen.
Allovectin-7(r) is a plasmid/lipid complex containing the DNA sequences encoding HLA-B7 and beta-2 microglobulin, which together form a Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex, or MHC-I antigen.
A connection among renal failure, hemodialysis, and NFD continues to be suspected, but other factors such as beta-2 microglobulin accumulation, amyloid deposition, and reaction to artificial dialyzer membranes have been postulated (though not yet substantiated) to be involved in the development of this disease.