beta2-microglobulin

β2-mi·cro·glob·u·lin

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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Urine alpha1-microglobulin is a better marker for early tubular dysfunction than beta2-microglobulin among tenofovir-exposed human immunodeficiency virus-infected men who have sex with men.
Salivary and serum beta2-microglobulin and gamma-glutamyltransferase in patients with primary Sjogren syndrome and Sjogren syndrome secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus.
Clinical value of combined detection of LDH, TPS, CEA and beta2-microglobulin in patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Relationship of beta2-microglobulin to arterial stiffness in Japanesesubjects.
Real-Time PCR primers for GAPDH, beta2-microglobulin, cytochrome b, PGC-1[alpha], NRF1, and TFAM, IL-6, TNF-[alpha], SOD2, SOD1, NQO-1, CAT, GPX-1, HO-1, and TNF-[alpha] were synthesized by AuGCT Biotechnology (Beijing, China).
Provision of a diagnostic system for the determination of free light chains, subclasses of immunoglobulins, urinary beta2-microglobulin, Cystatin C and IGD.
Circulating levels of beta2-microglobulin and cystatin C are associated with left atrial size: additional link between the kidney and the heart.
TDF, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate; ART, antiretroviral therapy; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate; g2M, beta2-microglobulin; AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome; LPV/r, lopinavir/ritonavir.
Temporal changes of the plasma levels of cystatin C, beta-trace protein, beta2-microglobulin, urate and creatinine during pregnancy indicate continous alterations in the renal filtration process.
Compared with placebo, CoQ10 significantly improved measures of renal injury at 1 week after lithotripsy, including an increase in glomerular filtration rate (p = 0.013) and a decrease in the urinary albumin/creatinine ratio and the serum beta2-microglobulin level (p = 0.02).