immunoglobulin


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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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GigaGen will use the funds to develop a natural repertoire antibody protein expression system, laying the foundation for a recombinant immunoglobulin (rIVIG) therapy for patients with primary immunodeficiency (PI) diseases that overcomes many of the limitations of current plasma-based Intravenous immunoglobulin therapy (IVIG) options.
Infusion System company EMED Technologies Corporation reported on Monday the receipt of approval from the US FDA for the expanded indications of SCIg60 Infusion System for subcutaneous infusion of immunoglobulin solutions.
When serum from a healthy patient undergoes electrophoretic separation, the fraction containing the patient's immunoglobulin shows a gaussian distribution, representing the products of thousands of different plasma cell clones, each with a unique electrophoretic mobility.
The important factors which are anticipated to drive this market include growing demand for polyvalent immunoglobulin, rising healthcare expenditure and increasing market for albumin in the Asia-pacific.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global immunoglobulin products market to grow at a CAGR of 6.
Material and Methods: The demographic findings, clinical and laboratory findings, subcutaneous immunoglobulin dosage and dose frequency, infusion time, area and methods, adverse events and frequency of infections were obtained from patient files and recorded.
While immunoglobulin G (IgG) biologicals are large molecules, there is no doubt that they cross the placenta through specific transport systems with a long half life in infants, creating potential risks for immunocompromise in early life.
CRP levels were measured by semi quantitative agglutination method while immunoglobulin levels were measured by immunoturbidity technique.
If the mother is RHD negative, she'll be offered injections of anti-D immunoglobulin at certain points in her pregnancy when she may be exposed to the baby's red blood cells.
Due to out of specification (OOS) findings on the product stability prior to the expiration date, specific batches of Rabbit Anti-Human Thymocyte Immunoglobulin (Thymoglobuline) 5mg/mL Powder for Solution for IV Infusion has been voluntarily recalled," the FDA said.
Conclusion: There was high prevalence of humoral immune alterations both in local and systemic response to chronic inflammation in the patients, which suggests that assessment of immunoglobulin before clinical evaluation and management could be important.
Using independent T test compare the one our exercise and three hour exercise, examine the blood levels of immunoglobulin A and G in athletes.