alpha globulin


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alpha globulin

n.
Any of a group globulins in blood plasma that migrate fastest toward the anode in an electrophoretic separation of serum proteins. Alpha globulins include HDL and haptoglobin.
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Noun1.alpha globulin - a globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobilityalpha globulin - a globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobility
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
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Based on calculations of TP and the albumin fraction obtained by the biuret method and the BCG method, respectively, 5 protein fractions were identified in the electrophoretogram: prealbumin, albumin, alpha globulin, beta globulin, and gamma globulin (Fig 2).
Alpha globulins, and to lesser extent gamma globulins, also rise with similar results.