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im·mu·no·glob·u·lin

 (ĭm′yə-nō-glŏb′yə-lĭn, ĭ-myo͞o′-)
n. Abbr. Ig
1. Any of a group of large glycoproteins, including all the antibodies that function in the vertebrate immune system, that have a structure consisting of two heavy chains and two light chains. There are five major classes of immunoglobulin isotypes: IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM.
2. A preparation containing immunoglobulin proteins, especially immune globulin.

immunoglobulin

(ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈɡlɒbjʊlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) any of five classes of proteins, all of which show antibody activity. The most abundant ones are immunoglobulin G (IgG) and immunoglobulin A (IgA)

im•mu•no•glob•u•lin

(ˌɪm yə noʊˈglɒb yə lɪn, ɪˌmyu-)

n.
1. any of several classes of globulin proteins that function as antibodies.
2. the fraction of the blood serum containing antibodies.
3. antibody. Abbr.: Ig
[1955–60]

im·mu·no·glob·u·lin

(ĭm′yə-nō-glŏb′yə-lĭn, ĭ-myo͞o′nō-glŏb′yə-lĭn)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immunoglobulin - a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
gamma globulin, human gamma globulin - a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
antibody - any of a large variety of proteins normally present in the body or produced in response to an antigen which it neutralizes, thus producing an immune response
IgA, immunoglobulin A - one of the most common of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; the chief antibody in the membranes of the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts
IgD, immunoglobulin D - one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present in blood serum in small amounts
IgE, immunoglobulin E - one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes
IgG, immunoglobulin G - one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; the main antibody defense against bacteria
IgM, immunoglobulin M - one of the five major classes of immunoglobulins; involved in fighting blood infections and in triggering production of immunoglobulin G
tetanus immune globulin, tetanus immunoglobulin - sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus; provides short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus
Translations
imunoglobulin
immunoglobulina

immunoglobulin

[ˌɪmjʊnəʊˈglɒbjʊlɪn] Ninmunoglobulina f

immunoglobulin

nImmunglobulin nt

immunoglobulin

n inmunoglobulina (endógena)
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This Intravenous Immunoglobulin market report provides IVIG industry information for North America (United States, Canada, Mexico, etc), Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, etc), Asia (China, Japan, India, Korea, etc) and Rest of World (Australia, South America, Middle East and Africa) along with the key regional and global players with their data and information on 2009-2014 IVIG Capacity, Production, Price, Cost, Gross Production Value, Gross Margin and other detailed information.
The CA$315 million project represents one of the largest green field investment projects in Canada in the biopharmaceutical industry, giving place to the construction of the first intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) and albumin manufacturing plant in Canada.
But some recent reports have suggested that intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) might improve the odds for patients with the rare, rapidly progressive response to sulfonamides, anticonvulsive agents, and other medications (Arch.
Since the 1980s, the first-line therapy for most PI patients has been intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg), in which immunoglobulin is delivered through a needle into the vein.
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is the parenteral preparation of purified immunoglobulin derived from large pools of human plasma containing antibodies against a broad spectrum of bacterial and viral agents.
Compared with their counterparts who started on a placebo and crossed over to intravenous immunoglobulin (WIG), patients who received the pooled antibody preparation continuously had significantly better scores on measures of cognitive, global, and daily function, and behavior, Dr.
Blum M, Wigley FM, Hummers LK: Scleromyxedema: a case series highlighting long-term outcomes of treatment with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG).
Efficacy of repeated intravenous immunoglobulin in severe unresponsive Guillain-Barre syndrome.
Other medical treatments that have been investigated for patients with CFS are intramuscular dialyzable leukocyte extract, intravenous immunoglobulin, acyclovir, vitamin B, intramuscular magnesium, and essential fatty acid therapy (Kantrowitz et al.

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