alpha 1-microglobulin

alpha 1-microglobulin

A low-MW-chain glycoprotein filtered and catabolised in the kidney, which is increased in renal tube dysfunction.
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Delanghe, "Alpha 1-microglobulin: clinical laboratory aspects and applications," Clinica Chimica Acta, vol.
Alpha 1-microglobulin has commonly been substituted for [[beta].sub.2]-microglobulin as a marker for tubular proteinuria as the latter is sensitive to pH changes whereas the former is not (11).