beta globulin


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beta globulin

n.
Any of a group of globulins in blood plasma that in an electrophoretic separation of serum proteins migrate faster toward the anode than gamma globulins but more slowly than alpha globulins. Beta globulins include transferrin and other transport proteins.
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beta globulin

n
(Biochemistry) another name for transferrin
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Noun1.beta globulin - a globulin in blood plasma that carries iron
globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
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Alpha and beta variants of Thalassaemia result from reduction of alpha and beta globulin chains respectively.4
Serum albumin, 64%; alpha-1 globulin, 6.11%; alpha-2 globulin, 8.74%; beta globulin, 14.7%; and gamma globulin, 6.4% levels were detected with protein electrophoresis.
Serum protein electrophoresis showed albumin 54.5%, alpha-1 globulin 5.2%, alpha-2 globulin 12%, beta globulin 13.2%, and gamma globulin 15.1%.
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