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glob·u·lin

 (glŏb′yə-lĭn)
n.
1. Any of a class of proteins that are widespread in blood plasma, milk, muscle, and plant seeds and that are insoluble in pure water but soluble in dilute salt solutions. Blood serum globulins are divided into several groups, including the alpha, beta, and gamma globulins.
2. The protein fraction of blood serum containing the globulins; serum globulin.

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globulin

(ˈɡlɒbjʊlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of simple proteins, including gamma globulin, that are generally insoluble in water but soluble in salt solutions and coagulated by heat
[C19: from globule + -in]
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glob•u•lin

(ˈglɒb yə lɪn)

n.
any of a group of proteins, as myosin, that occur in plant and animal tissue and are soluble in salt solutions and coagulable by heat: in blood plasma, globulins are separated by electrophoresis into distinct fractions with various properties and designated alpha, beta, gamma, etc.
[1835–45]
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glob·u·lin

(glŏb′yə-lĭn)
A major class of proteins found in the seeds of plants and in the blood, muscle, and milk of animals. See also gamma globulin.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.globulin - a family of proteins found in blood and milk and muscle and in plant seed
alpha globulin - a globulin in blood plasma or serum that is alkaline and has great electrophoretic mobility
serum globulin - globulins occurring in blood serum and containing most of the antibodies of the blood
simple protein - a protein that yields only amino acids when hydrolyzed
gamma globulin, human gamma globulin - a plasma protein containing the immunoglobulins that are responsible for immune responses
myosin - the commonest protein in muscle; a globulin that combines with actin to form actomyosin
beta globulin, siderophilin, transferrin - a globulin in blood plasma that carries iron
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Translations

globulin

[ˈglɒbjʊlɪn] nglobulina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

glob·u·lin

n. globulina, una de las cuatro proteínas más importantes que componen el plasma;
antilymphocyte ______ antilinfocítica;
gamma ___gamma ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

globulin

n globulina; gamma — gammaglobulina; immune — inmunoglobulina (producto sanguíneo)
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