kappa chain

kappa chain

a type of light polypeptide chain of immunoglobulin molecules.
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2,3) Lambda chain AL is more frequently found in general systemic illness, while kappa chain AL predominates in the breast.
Renal effects of intraperitoneal kappa chain injection: induction of crystals in renal tubular cells.
6) The commonest immunoglobulin expressed by the tumour cells is IgG with kappa chain restriction.
Immunoelectrophoresis revealed M-protein composed with a kappa chain.
Packages: Package 1 Reagent for the determination of free immunoglobulin kappa chain and lambda Package 2 Reagents to perform histopathological and cytological
Detection of oligoclonal free kappa chains in the absence of oligoclonal IgG in the CSF of patients with suspected multiple sclerosis.
Her kappa chains were also normal, and her urine total protein level was slightly elevated (212 mg/ 24 hr).
Relative diagnostic value of cerebrospinal fluid kappa chains in MS: comparison with other immunoglobulin tests.